Success Tips —Great Ideas from People Who Have Quit

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 »

Deborah H. | Davie, FL, USA


I put fine sand in a little ashtray (smaller is better, that way you can see how much you’re smoking when it fills up).  I take 2 or 3 drags and put it out in the sand.  If people pay attention, they…Continue Reading »

Bob K. | Renfrew, PA, USA


keep trying it took me 3 times before it became permanant i used the patch but the biggest thing is that YOU HAVE TO WANT TO !! the only thing i screw up is not having a work out plan before i quit…Continue Reading »

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.

Robin W. | DeWitt, Michigan, USA


Use a straw to puff on when you have that feeling to smoke. It really does work

Kathi T. | Shickshinny, PA, USA


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

Brianne A. | Bigfoot, TX, USA


When you want a cigarette, stare intently at the thing you love most of all in the world and ask yourself, what and where would I (or they) be without me? Do I really need this??

Suzi Z. | Eldred, IL, USA


Always have a cinnamon stick handy!

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 »