When Smoking Withdrawal Strikes, Strike Back

Know Your Smoking Triggers

If smoking is convenient, it might be easier to relapse. There are things that you can do to break the habit by making simple changes to the way you live.

in the car
Find a great new radio station
Clean out the ashtray
Drink plenty of water
Have a low-calorie snack on hand
At work
Find the time to go on breaks and try to schedule them with friends who don’t smoke
Practice saying “No thanks, I don’t smoke” when asked to go for a cigarette break or are offered a cigarette
If your break reminds you of smoking, find a new spot
Call a supportive friend to de-stress
Drink plenty of water
Go for walks after meetings or meals
Find a new oral fixation- keep carrot sticks or tooth picks on hand
out with friends
Socialize in places you can’t smoke
Try to avoid alcoholic drinks that remind you of smoking
Practice saying “No thanks, I don’t smoke” when offered a cigarette
Drink plenty of water
Go for walks after meals
at home
Call a supportive friend to de-stress
Drink plenty of water
Go for walks after meals
Find a new oral fixation- keep carrot sticks or tooth picks on hand
Try to avoid alcoholic drinks that remind you of smoking
Take up a new hobby
Clean out the ashtrays
Have a low calorie snack on hand
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We know you are only human. You might slip up, but what is important is getting back on track.
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