Success Tips —Great Ideas from People Who Have Quit

Catherine H. | Sun Valley, Nevada, USA


Chewing GUM, Keeping busy, I try not to smoke so got the worst kind of cigs so i really don’t want to even light the darn cig. I will do this one way or another!!!!

Melinda K. | Okeechobee, Florida, USA


Make sure you have chewing gum,hard candies or something else to chew on after a meal which is the hardest time for me to not smoke. The act of smoking is stronger for me than the desire for nicotine.

Jennifer R. | Rockland, MA, USA


When I am determined, which I just started my journey of non smoking 7 days ago, to quit smoking I set a date throw away any lighters or matches or any cigarette paraphernalia whatsoever.  Then I…Continue Reading »

Cynthia W. | Corpus Christi, TX, USA


I recently had to try and stop smoking while recovering from surgery on my nose. I found eating licorice helpful, all flavors, and also hard candy with sugar. The nicorette gum works only…Continue Reading »

Kyra G. | White Salmon, WA, USA


Being around a grandmother that was a chain smoker, as well as lot of smoker friends,  I learned a few things.  People trying to quit need some kind of mouth/tongue stimulation.  So a few things that…Continue Reading »

Anita F. | Victoria, British Columbia, CA


Not One Puff, Ever (N.O.P.E.). The mind is a tricky thing. It will tell you that one cigarette won’t hurt. And it’s hard to argue with that logic, especially when you’re in the…Continue Reading »

Rebecca K. | Morphettville, South Australia, AUS


Keep your mind occupied. You can only think of one thing at a time, so if you find yourself thinking of a smoke, for gods sake do something to get your mind off of it! Watch a good movie. Think of a…Continue Reading »

Laura R. | Mebane, NC, USA


Reward yourself with with the money you are saving by not smoking

Jason D. | Sparks, Nevada, USA


Bet somebody $100 (legally of course) or more, that way you have an immediate cash incentive to pull through your first two weeks.

Jillian T. | Port Saint Lucie, Florida, USA


I can’t just quit cold turkey. So, I have found it effective (although not yet successful) to quit when I get a cold. At this time, not only am I unable to smoke, because when I inhale, I cough, but…Continue Reading »