50 Things You Can Do Instead of Smoking

Congratulations! You’ve gotten through the hardest part of the quit process – making the decision to quit. But after setting down that last cig, you will probably experience cravings over the next few weeks. Just remember, cravings only last 5-10 minutes, and then they go away. So keep a list handy of things you can […]

Countdown to your health!

As you make your New Year’s Eve plans, maybe start thinking about your New Year’s Day plans too. New year = a new you = no more smelly breath / clothes, cigarette bills, or airing out your car before non-smokers get in. Because you’ll be on your way to being a non-smoker too! You can […]

What does it feel like to quit smoking? An ex-smoker answers

This guest post is courtesy of Quora contributor, Chia Leong, ex-smoker, with his answer to the question: What does it feel like to quit smoking? My experiences after quitting were pretty standard. Initially, there were physical withdrawal symptoms like shaking and being out of breath, but those were gone within days. Everything else was internal, […]

Drive your way to a smoke-free life

You know that driving is a major trigger. You smoke on your way to work or school in the morning, when you’re driving home, and everywhere in between. Why not? What else are you going to do while sitting in traffic? That is precisely the question to answer. As you get ready for your quit […]

Warren Sentes on realistic expectations for quitting smoking

The best part is that I don’t feel like someone who is quitting smoking, I feel like a non-smoker. This guest post is courtesy of Quora contributor, Warren Sentes, Recovering after 15 years, with his answer to the question: How can addicted people stop smoking? People who don’t smoke cannot understand the strength of this […]

5 Quitting Tips that Work: Ways that Helped Vineet Kumar

This guest blog is courtesy of Quora contributor Vineet Kumar, profanely sane, with his answer to the question: How do I quit smoking? Quitting smoking is easy. I’ve done it a thousand times ~ Mark Twain We all know authors of his stature are sarcastic. Anyways, back to the question. Smoking can affect you in […]

Speaking from his experience, Viktor Toth on quitting tobacco

This guest blog is courtesy of Quora contributor Viktor Toth, IT pro, part-time physicist, on his answer to: Is there anyone here who has quit tobacco completely after consuming it for 8 years? I smoked my first cigarette when I was what, maybe 11. I became a smoker at the tender age of 16 (I […]

You are what you see!

We’ve all heard the old adage that ‘you are what you eat,’ but did you know that this applies to what you see as well? Recent research examined TV ratings from 1999 through 2007 and found that the more anti-smoking and anti-tobacco commercials you watch, the more likely you are to try to quit smoking.[1] […]

Three Reasons to Quit Smoking Now

You may have thought about quitting in the past – you may have even tried to kick the habit already. Or, maybe you think about quitting sometime in the future, when the time is ‘right.’ Here are three reasons why the time is Now: Quitting now increases the health benefits that you gain from being […]