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Tips from ex-smokers

From stress at work to peer pressure at social events, the urge to light up is everywhere. Here are some tips from ex-smokers to help you out.

Take up something to keep yourself busy.

–Linda

Linda found a new hobby and some new friends along her quit journey. 

Linda found a new hobby and some new friends along her quit journey.

Do something to keep your mind off smoking.

–Christian

Whether singing in his car or twirling cocktail straws when out with friends—Christian kept his mind busy to fight off cravings.

Whether singing in his car or twirling cocktail straws when out with friends—Christian kept his mind busy to fight off cravings. 

You’ve got this. You’re stronger than this.

–Alysia

Alysia didn’t want to pass down smoking to her children. She found inspiration in some unexpected places to drive her quit.

Alysia didn’t want to pass down smoking to her children. She found inspiration in some unexpected places to drive her quit. 

Keep a daily calendar…it really helps.

–Gottam

Gottam marked off the days he didn’t smoke to keep track of his progress. It kept him motivated to quit.

Gottam marked off the days he didn’t smoke to keep track of his progress. It kept him motivated to quit.

Write a list for quitting.

–Kelli

Kelli made a plan and found motivation every time she looked at her daughter.

Kelli made a plan and found motivation every time she looked at her daughter.

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