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Spare time

Boredom can be a trigger. When you give up the smokes you can feel like there's nothing else to do.

Keep yourself busy:

  • Read a book or newspaper.
  • Do a crossword puzzle or play a game on your phone or tablet.

How do you beat the boredom trigger?

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Helpful tips from others

I try and keep busy. I’ll do anything.. housework, take the dog for a walk or bake.

Olive , CranbourneStar

I usually read the news online or play games on my phone.

Sophie , Sandringham Star

 

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