Success Tips —Great Ideas from People Who Have Quit

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 »

Anonymous | Wilmington, Delaware, USA


Do it on a weekday off from work. Don’t have that morning coffee and cigarette. Go to the earliest movie you can find. Buy lots of popcorn and see 2 or 3 movies. By the time you leave the movie…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 »

Cynthia G. | Toronto, Ontario, CA


I used champix to quit,you have to get it from your Doctor.its amazing.i smoked for 30 yrs and its like a different world when you quit smoking.everything smells better and tastes better.And you can…Continue Reading »

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.

Rebecca O. | Trenton, MO, USA


Decide you are quitting and don’t use the words “trying to quit” any longer. If you are trying you can make excuses but when you commit to quit you can do it! When I quit, I kept an open pack of…Continue Reading »

Thomas R. | Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA


Use the patch when you get cravings

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 »

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.

Jaclyn A. | White City, Oregon, USA


What has been helping me alot is gum and suckers but buy the sugar free ones so you dont gain a lo of weight when trying to quit smoking, i also have found it helpful to leave notes all over my room…Continue Reading »