are ready to develop a new habit not smoking. Like any other habit,
it take time to become a part of you; unlike most other habits,
though, not smoking will take some conscious effort and practice.
This section of the booklet can be a big help. You will find many
techniques to use for developing the nonsmoking habit and holding
on to it.
By reading this section
of the booklet carefully and reviewing it often, you'll become more
aware of the places and situations that prompt the desire for a
cigarette. You will also learn about many nonsmoking ways to deal
with the urge to smoke. These are called coping skills. Finally,
you will learn what to do in case you do slip and give in to the