Big idea: certain things trigger, or turn on, your need for a cigarette. Sometimes a craving will come out of nowhere, but more often than not there is a specific cause. Those “triggers” can be moods, feelings, places, or things you do. Knowing your triggers helps you stay in control.
Knowing what these triggers are will help you stay in control. You can take action to avoid them when possible or develop strategies to deal with them when they do come up.
Common triggers & what to do about them
While everyone is different, but there are some triggers that are common to many people.