2. Set your quit date.
Having a set date is important in keeping you accountable. It will also help prepare you mentally to ditch the cigarettes for good. Tomorrow may be too Read More
soon, but do't wait too long either. We recommend setting your quit date about a month after you officially decide to quit. It gives you enough time to prepare, but isn't too far away that you will lose sight of you goal.
The best quit dates are days that are just like any other. Extraneous factors like a big work presentation or a vaction you've been looking forward to can make quiiting that much more difficult. You know yourself best: if holidays are hard for you, pick to quit after. The best time to quit is on your schedule, just so long as you keep yourself accountable for the date you pick.
Think of it as the date you will look back to and say, "20 years ago today I had my last cigarette!"