Success Tips —Great Ideas from People Who Have Quit

Suzi Z. | Eldred, IL, USA


Always have a cinnamon stick handy!

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.

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 »

Crystal B. | Niagara Falls, New York, USA


Never smoke right away in the morning.  Withdrawal symptoms are less severe after a good nights sleep.

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.

Paul G. | Alpharette, GA, USA


  Dip the lip end of the cigarette in some vinegar just before lighting up. You’ll throw it away fast enough.

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 »

Beckie H. | Klamath Falls, OR, USA


Who are we fooling…Im a 52 year old woman that has smoked since she was 9…its called WILL POWER and DETERMINATION!!!

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 »

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 »