How to Quit

QUITTING IS HARD

Tobacco is more than an addiction, it’s a lifestyle. But, QUITTING IS POSSIBLE. People quit every day. It might take 5 tries or 50 before you quit for good; what matters is that you don’t quit quitting.

These 5 tips are useful for managing cravings and avoiding triggers when you are trying to quit.

REMEMBER THE 5 D'S

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DELAY

Wait it out, urges to smoke typically pass in about 3 to 5 minutes.

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DISTRACT

Keep busy. Do something you like that will keep your mind off smoking.

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DRINK WATER

It satisfies cravings and helps your body get rid of nicotine.

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DEEP BREATHS

Slow, deep breaths will help you relax and make it through cravings.

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DISCUSS

Talk with family and friends for support.

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SHELLY

Look at Shelley. She tried to quit dozens of times and experimented with different tools to find out what worked best for her. Everyone’s road to quitting is different.

Here at Way To Quit, we’ve collected all the tools and advice proven to make quitting easier and more successful. Use them alone or in any combination that works best for you. If one doesn’t work, don’t get discouraged. It’s normal. Try again using a tool you haven’t tried before. You will be successful as long as you keep trying.