Quit with a friend - You can motivate each other, support each other through the tough times and know that you’re not in it alone.
Use the money you save on cigarettes to treat yourself - Calculate how much money you’ll save by cutting out cigarettes and start planning what you could spend it on! A fun day out, a new wardrobe or even a holiday!
Build your support network - Your friends & family understand that quitting is a real challenge and requires shed-loads of willpower, so let them know about your decision and they can help keep you on track.
Break the routine with a change of scene - When you have a social routine that involves smoking, it can be tough to still hang out with the same people in the same places and resist lighting up. Why not suggest a change of scene, to help you break that routine?
Exercise can help you relax, so get outdoors! - Doing something active like hiking, running or swimming could help take your mind off your cravings and may help relieve withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety & low mood.
Identify your craving triggers - Drinking alcohol is one of the most common craving triggers, so try drink less when you first give up. Make a list of five minute strategies of things to do when a craving hits.
Try Nicotine Replacement Therapy - NICORETTE® offer a range of NRT products which can help tackle cigarette cravings making you more likely to succeed in your quit journey.
Make a plan - Setting a date and selecting your support tools will help you feel more prepared for your quit journey.