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. Smokefree.gov offers a free calculator to show you just how much money you can save once you give up buying cigarettes. Then check out the incredible ways your body will heal itself after you quit.
Switch to decaf until you’ve been cigarette-free for two months
Too much caffeine while quitting can cause the jitters. This is another important tip from smoke free.gov.
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.