Success Tips —Great Ideas from People Who Have Quit

Arvis A. | Houston, TX, USA


In March of this year, I was diagnosed with CODP from smoking for 28 years.  The doctor told me that I had a chose between smoking or breathing.  I choose to breath and to live. 

I stayed in the…Continue Reading »

Lisa S. | Acworth, Georgia, USA


I got bitten in the butt when I thought I could go out drinking with my friends 1 month after quitting.  Bad move, inhibitions were down and people were smoking everywhere.  I ended up buying a pack…Continue Reading »

Soo H. | San Diego, CA, USA


Think of the children before taking a puff on the cig.

Lucinda M. | Brewer, ME, USA


I find to help with quitting smoking that if I keep busy doing crafts keeps my mind and hands are too occupied to smoke.

Rebecca G. | Nuevo, California, USA


I would just keep myself busy with my friends kids or everytime I wanted a cigarette I would eat something healthy like fruit

Lindsay B. | Victorville, CA, USA


I do not smoke or want to smoke. My mother was pregnant with me while smoking and doing drugs and caused me to have a learning problem. I have had nothing but problems with my disability. I can’t…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 »

Susan C. | Marysville, WA, USA


To quit smoking you need to find other ways to occupy your mouth and hands.  One of the best ways for me is sucking on Jolly Rancher candies, although this might not be great for your teeth it sure…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.

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 »