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 […]

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] […]

Playlists to get you through it

“One good thing about music: when it hits you, you feel no pain.” – Bob Marley So when the quitting process gets tough or frustrating, we recommend cranking up the volume and immersing yourself in the sweet relief of music. Maybe even create a few playlists for yourself to listen and distract yourself during times […]

YouTube: a great distraction

It can sometimes feel like cravings come out of nowhere. That’s why it’s useful to have lots of different strategies to keep yourself smoke-free. If you’re looking for something to add to your arsenal of coping strategies, we’ve put together a couple YouTube playlists of past and current anti-smoking commercials. We think they’re fun to […]