Ideas to Quit Smoking

Now it's time to brainstorm a list of ideas to quit smoking. Glass of Water Later you will use this list to come up with a specific plan for your smoking triggers. For now, just brainstorm and don't throw out any ideas. You need to find many different stop smoking techniques and strategies to help you cope with various situations and resist the urge to light up a cigarette.

  • Go for a walk
  • Write in a journal
  • Chew a piece of gum
  • Do deep breathing
  • Brush your teeth
  • Clean your home
  • Drink a glass of water
  • Exercise
  • Read a book
  • Do a craft project like paint, sew, or scrapbook
  • Play
  • Call a friend
  • Take a warm bath or shower
  • Do a crossword puzzle
  • Meditate
  • Listen to a relaxation cd or relaxing music

How do you cope with your smoking triggers?

Share your ideas to quit smoking! Your brainstorm list will help others develop their lists. Remember, the more information you have, the more prepared you can be to quit!

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