Success Tips —Great Ideas from People Who Have Quit

Linda | Seagoville, Texas, USA


I have smoked for 40 years and in my mind I never thought I could quit. my quit date was not set. in fact I bought a carton of cigarettes the night before. and I smoked as always while on my…Continue Reading »

Florence M. | Edgefield, SC, USA


Keep ice on hand. Chew on it all the time. You won’t gain weight and will hopefully be distracted.

Shelly B. | Martinsville, VA, USA


I ran out of cigarettes on a Saturday and refused to go buy a pack on Sunday (5 weeks ago).  Every time I thought about smoking, I’d eat mint Oreos or Klondike bars or Skittles.  I used the saved $$…Continue Reading »

Rebecca C. | Weatherly, Pennsylvania, USA


Anytime you’re in a situation that you can’t smoke, you’re gonna quit weather you like it or not. Such as well pregnancy or say basic training. I joined the Army and while in Basic training you can’t…Continue Reading »

Sara K. | Brooklyn, New York, USA


The most effective way I have been able to quit smoking was purchasing an electronic cigarette.  It’s designed to look and feel like a regular cigarette but it vaporizes the nicotine as opposed to…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 »

Lori R. | Homestead, Florida, USA


I always carried around Hall’s Vitamin C drops and popped one in my mouth when I wanted a cigarette.  Better than candy!

Paula J. | Tompkinsville, Kentucky, USA


Change your usual routine, instead of getting up & pouring that 1st cup of coffee & lighting up, brush your teeth & drink water,juice,v-8, & eat something. Then brush your teeth again. Find something…Continue Reading »

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 »