Success Tips —Great Ideas from People Who Have Quit

"Sassy Cowgirl" | Buffalo, New York

I was hospitalized for one week with a blood clot on my lung, I decided to give up smoking after 27 years of smoking 3 - 4 packs a day.

I still considered myself to be at a young age of 40, and My…Continue Reading »

Joerg | Houston, Texas

Drink water like crazy and lots of fresh air. Walking helps a lot.

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 »

Edward M. | Saint Augustine, FL, USA

I cut a drinking straw in half and suck threw it when I get the urge to smoke

Keegan C. | Delray Beach, FL, USA

I would have to say breathing is the best tip you can give. For me, if I could just calmly breathe for the first 3 minutes, I was over the hump (for that episode and until the next). Just remember…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 »

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 »

Diandra C. | Bolingbrook, IL, USA

You are already spending a gob of money on cigarettes right? Well the way I quit was to stop purchasing packs for myself. When I wanted a cigarette I would pay someone for one. Week 1: Cigarettes…Continue Reading »

Hans B. | Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Paying every time you smoke. Not only do cigarettes cost a lot of money, you should tell friends, co-workers etc. etc., that if they see you with a cigarette they are entitled to a certain sum of…Continue Reading »

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 »