Success Tips —Great Ideas from People Who Have Quit

Angela K. | Mobile, AL, USA


GET SOME CANDY,GUM AND PRAY FOR THE WILL TO QUIT

Sarah R. | Anderson, CA, USA


Instead of chewing gum or eating candy during cravings, I sucked on ice chips.  this really helped me because I tried eating candy but after a while I was full of sugar and still craving a cig, this…Continue Reading »

Ellen F. | Saugus, MA, USA


Chewing tons and tons of gum!  And thinking about my son and wanting to be alive to see him grow up—since both my parents have died of lung cancer.

Aleta C. | Unknown


Convince yourself.
What I mean is before you start, convince yourself this will work, that you will be a non-smoker when this process is complete. I smoked for 17 years and tried everything under…Continue Reading »

Sage | Pueblo, Colorado, USA


I smoked for 4 years and am finally quitting for good. I found the best thing to have is self-control, and meditation is a great place to start. Find a quiet place and stretch your whole body, head…Continue Reading »

Holly B. | Barrie, Ontario, CA


My best tip would be to never start in the first place, but if it’s too late for that and you’re looking to quit, I’d suggest giving your cigarettes to a supportive loved one who is a nonsmoker, so…Continue Reading »

Tara S. | Interlachen, FL, USA


I started by not having a smoke when i most love to have one like after a meal. I avoided all smoke related triggers so when i had a cig “out of sink” I started to smoke less and i would add more…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 »

James T. | Wisconsin, USA


When I still smoked and I was sitting in the non-smoking section of a restaurant, I would take out a piece of gum and fold the wrapper up into a little doily which took about 7-8 minutes to make. My…Continue Reading »

Amy | Milford, Ohio


This is how I quit after nineteen years of smoking. I used Chantix to help me quit. Chantix is a drug doctor’s prescribe to suppress nicotine cravings. To break the habit part…I eat sunflower seeds.…Continue Reading »