Congratulations on making the choice to quit smoking! You are excited, determined, proud of your decision! You know it’s going to be a struggle, but you’re committed.
First off, it’s important to tell your friends and family that you’re quitting. Quitting smoking is hard, especially if most of your friends also smoke. Hopefully, they will support you during your process. You might even find that a friend has been wanting to quit too – you can team up as support for one another!
Also, consider reaching out to your friends who live smoke-free lifestyles and ask them to spend time with you during your first few days of quitting.
Second: Think about trying new things! See this as an opportunity to learn more about what’s going on in your community and to meet new people. Here are a few ideas to get you started: