Success Tips —Great Ideas from People Who Have Quit

Mariza I. | Fontana, CA, USA


Become a grandparent.  The little one keeps you busy.  At first you are still uptight, but it gets easier. My smoking friend swore this helped her 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!!!!

Michelle R. | Middletown, Connecticut, USA


Don’t keep ashtrays where you usually sit, like by the computer or in the living room. Chances are you will at least delay that next cigarette if you have to get up and stop something you are in the…Continue Reading »

Alexandra P. | West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA


When I first quit what I would do when I had a craving was tell myself ‘I just had a cigarette! Why am I freaking out? I just smoked, calm down’, and that helped to psychologically phase myself into…Continue Reading »

Arvis A. | Houston, TX, USA


In March of this year, I was diagnosed with CODP from smoking for 28 years.  The doctor told me that I had a chose between smoking or breathing.  I choose to breath and to live. 

I stayed in the…Continue Reading »

Kathi T. | Shickshinny, PA, USA


Take it a day at a time, and bend the rules a little bit, don’t go cold turkey!

Amy P. | Eagle Mountain, Utah, USA


keep yourself distracted and determined. Support always helps

Brian Keelan | Sarnia, Ontario, Canada


I did all the math. I read all about the health thing so that I got very afraid and then I read about the industry and the government and I got angry. Then I dialed 911 and went for Laser therapy and…Continue Reading »

Jason R. | Atlanta, Georgia, USA


chew on a toothpick when you feel the need to smoke

Angie B. | Charlotte, North Carolina, USA


When I quit smoking 5 years ago, the biggest problem I faced was what to do with my hands. In the evenings after work…sitting on the couch…watching TV…talking on the phone…these were the times that I…Continue Reading »