Inspiration to help you quit smoking and stay smokefree.
Smokefree Health and Wellness
In It To Win It: Tips To Quit Smoking
Food, drinks, smells. They all used to be different before smoking. You can get that back. Shortly after quitting, you’ll begin to notice that these senses are improved. Repin for taste buds. You can quit smoking. For free help: 1-800-QUIT-NOW. #quitsmoking
Managing withdrawal from smoking cigarettes can get tough. Remember, your urges and cravings are not you, and you don’t have to act on them. Slow things down and take a minute to daydream. Repin if you’ve slowed. You can quit smoking. For free help: 1-800-QUIT-NOW. #quitsmoking
Help someone who is quitting smoking by suggesting other activities when they get cravings. Repin if you commit to helping a friend on their journey to quit smoking. They can quit smoking. You can help. For free help: 1-800-QUIT-NOW. #quitsmoking
Withdrawal symptoms can be part of quitting smoking. You may experience that itch to smoke again. Don’t. Get through it, wait it out, whatever it takes. If you don’t give in to the urge, it will typically pass in a few minutes whether you feed it or not; so don’t pay it any mind. Repin if you’ve made it through a withdrawal urge. For free help with quitting smoking: 1-800-QUIT-NOW. #quitsmoking
Quitting smoking can be hard. There’s no reason to go it alone. The people around you are there to help you. Your friends and family can be your team. Repin to recognize your team. You can quit smoking. For free help: 1-800-QUIT-NOW. #quitsmoking
Don’t let cravings win. Use these five tips to resist urges. 1. Take slow, deep breaths. Breathe through your craving. 2. Keep your mouth busy. Chew a stick of gum instead of picking up a cigarette. 3. Review your reasons. Remind yourself why you want to quit. 4. Call or text someone. You don’t have to do this alone. 5. Visit a public place. Most public places don’t allow smoking. Repin to remember that cravings pass. You can quit smoking. For free help: 1-800-QUIT-NOW. #quitsmoking"
Quitting smoking? Here are some tips to get that fresh feeling at home: 1. Shampoo the carpets 2. Use vinegar to clean surfaces 3. Don’t forget the curtains 4. Open the windows and let the breeze through If these tips helped, repin. If you’ve got your own tips, comment below. For free help: 1-800-QUIT-NOW. #quitsmoking
Look at that – you are a shining example of what quitting smoking can look like. Take some time today to look at all of the progress you made. Repin if you are proud of quitting smoking. You can quit smoking! For free help: 1-800-QUIT-NOW. #quitsmoking
If you’re going to snack instead of smoke, make sure it’s good stuff. Trail mix, apples and peanut butter, cheese and crackers – they’re all good. And they’ll give you energy. Repin for healthy snacking. You can quit smoking. For free help: 1-800-QUIT-NOW. #quitsmoking
Part of the quitting process is finding new ways to manage your stress. And don’t forget, you’re not in this alone. Friends can make a difference—whether they’re your workout buddy or shoulder for support. Have you used one of these tips? Repin it. For free help with quitting smoking: 1-800-QUIT-NOW. #quitsmoking
Staying occupied whether it’s coloring, reading, knitting, or exercising--it doesn’t matter. Print this page and color your way toward nonsmoker status today. Print this page or repin to save to print later. You can quit smoking. For free help: 1-800-QUIT-NOW. #quitsmoking. Click to print.
Keep your mind in a good space. Keep your diet there, too. Prepping healthy snacks can help take your mind off smoking, and it’ll help keep your diet in check. Things like apples, grapes, baby tomatoes, broccoli, and almonds taste good and are fairly healthy. Quitting isn’t easy, but if you stay occupied, it’ll help. Repin this reminder to snack prep. You can quit smoking. For free help: 1-800-QUIT-NOW. #quitsmoking
Wake up. Smoke? Not anymore. A simple change to your morning routine can help you to avoid triggers. Get up. Get a shower. Get going. No cigarettes. Repin if you changed it up today. You can quit smoking. You can quit smoking. For free help: 1-800-QUIT-NOW #quitsmoking
Welcome to cravings. They’re not easy to get through, but you can do it. Some people find that cardio exercise helps take their mind off cravings. So lace up those shoes. Repin if you tried some cardio today. You can quit smoking. For free help: 1-800-QUIT-NOW. #quitsmoking
If you haven’t already thrown away your smoking gear, get ready to give your lighters and ashtrays the boot. Because you’re not going to need them anymore. Make notes describing your reasons to quit and keep them in sight. Keep your attitude positive. Let your family know you’re quitting. They’ll be happy to hear it. Done all the above? Repin this. You can quit smoking. For free help: 1-800-QUIT-NOW. #quitsmoking
If you’re having trouble figuring out what to do with your hands, try fiddling with something else like a pen or toothpick. Repin this tip to help you quit or, click the link to print instructions on how to make your own Origami crane. You can quit. For free help with quitting smoking: 1-800-QUIT-NOW. #quitsmoking Click to print
You haven’t been a smoker for two years now. How does it feel to be a champion? Healthy. Happy. Hopeful. You deserve it. Repin if you’ve made it this far. We’re just happy to have helped. And if you need anything, we’re still around: 1-800-QUIT-NOW. #quitsmoking