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Surviving Quit Day

The first day of your quit journey can be challenging, but there are things you can do to deal with quit day and remain tobacco and nicotine-free.

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Staying Quit Longterm

Even after most of your cravings are gone, staying nicotine-free can be difficult. Learn what to expect after quitting and how you can avoid a slip or relapse. 

Tips for Surviving Quit Day

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Change Your Routine

Each cigarette is connected to specific activities or events, and is intertwined with your routines.  Try changing up your daily habits to help avoid the triggers to smoke.

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Stay Busy

Withdrawal is strongest during the first few days of your quit. The day will go by faster if you keep busy and hit the ground running.

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Tips for Cravings and Withdrawal

When a craving hits, it usually only lasts between 3 and 5 minutes. Since you will not always be able to avoid a trigger, the trick is to have a plan to ride out the craving until it passes.

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Prepare for Difficult Situations

Your quit journey will likely be filled with many ups and downs, and it helps to be prepared for the challenging situations that may come your way.

Tips for Staying Quit

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Get Active

Getting active is a great way to boost your mood, improve your health and maintain your quit in the long run. Learn some tips for getting physical to overcome cravings and stay on track.

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Cope with Stress

Many people smoke to deal with stress. Part of quitting is finding healthier ways to cope without cigarettes. Learn better ways to handle stress and take care of yourself that do not include reaching for a cigarette.

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Weight Management

Quitting can be looked at as a new opportunity to introduce healthy habits into your daily routine. These can support you in your goal of becoming tobacco-free and also help you manage your weight.

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Mood Management

You may feel mood shifts after quitting, and know this is normal. Learning nicotine-free ways to cope with moods can help you manage those shifts. Remember that these feelings are temporary and will get easier after the first few weeks.