Quit Smoking Tips

Here is a list of tried and true quit smoking tips. While there are no quick fixes when it comes to quitting smoking, there are some tips that can really make a difference in your success. Help others by sharing your own tips!

  • Before you actually quit, it's helpful to disrupt some the routines you've established around smoking. Here are some tips on how to prepare for your quit date.
  • Your stop day may be a difficult day but there are things you can do to make it a little easier to take the plunge and quit. Here are some tips on how to get through your stop day.
  • Nicotine withdrawal can be one of the most difficult things to cope with. You can try these strategies to help you cope with withdrawal symptoms. Be sure to talk with your health care provider about any quit smoking aids that might be appropriate for you.
  • Journaling is one of the best techniques you can use for just about any behavior you want to change. It might be difficult to establish the habit but it is well worth it to incorporate it into your quitting attempt.
  • Deep breathing is a great tool that takes little time, you can do it anywhere, and it's EXTREMELY effective at reducing stress.
  • In addition to deep breathing, there are other relaxation techniques that you can use to help reduce the physical symptoms of stress and help you getting through the initial stages of quitting smoking.
  • It's vitally important to learn techniques to manage stress. Stress is often the culprit of a quitting relapse so be sure to arm yourself with as many stress managing strategies as possible.
While none of these quit smoking tips are an immediate solution for quitting smoking; by using them as a part of a complete program you will increase your chance of success.

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