Put all the money you’re saving on cigarettes in a large glass jar
You want to physically see how much you’ve been spending. Earmark that money for something you’ve always dreamed of doing, but never thought you could afford, be it a cruise to Alaska or a first-class ticket to visit an old college friend. This might be the best way to quit smoking!
Switch to decaf until you’ve been cigarette-free for two months
Too much caffeine while quitting can cause the jitters.
Think of difficult things you have done in the past
Ask people who know you well to remind you of challenges you have successfully overcome, says Dr. Lieberman. This will give you the necessary self-confidence to stick with your pledge not to smoke.