Success Tips —Great Ideas from People Who Have Quit

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.

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 »

Sharon Q. | Sheboygan, WI, USA


Put the money of a pack of cigarettes in a see-thru glass jar so you can see how quickly the money pot grows!

Diana H. | Boston, Massachusetts, USA


When you feel like smiking go run three miles. Sfter your done if you still want a cigarette you can have it, but I dont think you will. I quit this way.

Marlene B. | Houston, TX, USA


Stay active such as ride a bike,keep your hands busy ,writting constanly,eat candy as a substitute,read a book,relax more often from the stress,if that don’t break this one will drink a beer in front…Continue Reading »

Debbie L. | Talco, Texas, USA


Here is a tip that helped me the most when i quit smoking.I took drinking straws and cut them to the size of a cigarette,then i too some cotton and stuffed it in the end good and tight,and when i…Continue Reading »

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 »

Roy M. | Holly, Michigan, USA


Start by cutting out one a day. Skip the bedtime smoke for a few days, once you get over that hump, skip the morning smoke for a few days. Try to change your routine to cut out another smoke a day.…Continue Reading »

Sherri J. | Spring Hill, FL, USA


Buy a different type kind of cigarette each time you shop.  If it’s not what you are used to, and like, you won’t want it so much.

Jennifer K. | New Waterford, Novia Scotia, CA


Journal when you have a cigarette or a craving so you can identify and change the pattern when you are ready to quit.