Ways of Quitting

Keep Your Guard Up

How to Dampen That Urge

Non-Smoking is Habit Forming

Relapse: If You Smoke Again

Now you 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 smoking urge.