Most people like to do something physical when a nicotine craving hits—take a walk, do some exercises, breathe deeply…or all of the above. Some other ideas to fight cravings when you quit smoking or chewing include:
If nicotine cravings become frequent, review the triggers part of your quit plan. Stay away from as many of these triggers as possible. Whenever you resist the urge to smoke or chew, pat yourself on the back. Just saying to yourself “Yes, I did it!” can give you a boost.
Imagine this scene: You just quit tobacco and you’re meeting your buddies at a bar. As a joke, one of them lights up and blows smoke right in your face. Now you’re annoyed with your friend…but you’re also craving a cigarette like crazy!
Dealing with social situations without smoking or chewing tobacco is going to test your willpower. But you can handle it. Here are some tips:
Last Updated 5/10/2017