Quit Smoking Tips

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    A bad mood is the second most common relapse reason. Use fresh air, a friend, a smile or exercise to improve your mood.

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    Certain places and situations will be trigger factors: try to change your routines until the initial temptations have passed.

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    Be prepared for peak craving times with coping strategies and distractions. Try texting a friend to keep your hands busy.

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    What do you spend on cigarettes per week? Multiply this figure by 52 for your annual savings, and look forward to a Florida vacation on the proceeds.

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    10 minutes of activity (eg walking up the stairs) during your work break means you get a workout AND resist temptation!

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    Find your own reasons to quit. Don't let other people talk you into it find a real, personal reason to quit.

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    Find someone to tell you OFTEN that they are glad you aren't smoking. If you're a social person this helps A LOT.

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    When you want to smoke, find something to do for 5 minutes. Many times, the urge will go away for a while, helping you to cut back.

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    Have supports in place. Medication, patches, breathing exercises and gum are all aids to lean on when cravings are bad.

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    Tell the whole world that you decided to quit smoking. Post it on Facebook & Twitter. It can motivate you because you don't wanna betray yourself.

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