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Understanding your smoking

Nicotine withdrawal, habits and routines, stress, social situations and the amount of alcohol you've had, each contribute to the urge to smoke. Together they make quitting a challenge. Understanding your smoking helps to anticipate cravings and plan for your quit attempt.

Quit stronger with a smoking diary

Having a record of situations where you feel like smoking will help you learn about your habits and triggers, and be prepared. Save your updates and register with the site to keep updating your diary each time you visit the site.

Use an online diary: to begin, add a new entry below...

  1. Type what you were doing, e.g. "Chatting with other smokers" or select from previous activities.
  2. Need rating
  3. Eg. "Smoked", or "Didn't smoke, went for a walk"

 

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