Quit Smoking Support Program
Step 2: Preparing to Quit
Step two of the Quit Smoking Support Program is still a planning step, but you're going to get more serious about actually quitting. This is where you are really going to start the process of un-learning cigarette use.
To start this process, it's important to work through the
reasons to stop smoking
worksheet. This will help you personalize and identify your motivation to quit.
Now that you've clarified your reasons for quitting, it's time to actually set your goal - your
. Don't worry, your quit date won't be today, or tomorrow; you still have some work to do to prepare for the actual day.
First you need to start analyzing your smoking behavior and any
that you have. This is a VITAL piece in order for you to create a successful plan. Once you've identified all of your smoking triggers, it's time to brainstorm a list of
ideas to stop smoking
and combine the two sheets to come up with a specific
smoking triggers plan.
The last piece of Step Two in the program is
preparing for your quit date
by disrupting some of the routines and rituals you've built around smoking.
Now it's time to move on to the next step of the program:
Don't worry if you need to work back through
Step 1: Understanding Your Cigarette Use.
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