Success Tips —Great Ideas from People Who Have Quit

Andrea H. | Lincoln, NB, USA


Write a list of the reasons why you want to quit smoking and keep your list with you at all times in case the urge to start up again hits. Read over your list until the urge passes. It really works!

Jason R. | Atlanta, Georgia, USA


chew on a toothpick when you feel the need to smoke

Kris W. | Toronto, ON, CA


Rewarding myself helped me successfully quit smoking. I realized that I had been using smoking as part of my reward system. During the first months, I replace smoking with a nice bottle of red wine…Continue Reading »

Stover S. | Swickley, PA, USA


Quit cold turkey and get candy

Adonna C. | Old Bridge, New Jersey, USA


Keep busy and stock up on gum or suck on candy (sugar free because you have to keep an eye on your weight!) I started entering contests online. It consumes alot of time and keeps your mind occupied.…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 »

Lindsey J. | Springfield, Oregon, USA


Placing a photo of my daughter on the cover of my packet helped me quit. Every time I would reach for a cigarette I would see her beautiful face. I want to see that face grow up!

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 »

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 »

Melinda K. | Okeechobee, Florida, USA


Make sure you have chewing gum,hard candies or something else to chew on after a meal which is the hardest time for me to not smoke. The act of smoking is stronger for me than the desire for nicotine.