• Step 1: Know and Remind Yourself Often Why You Want to Quit

     
     
     
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    Begin by picking from the checklist below, “Why You Want to Quit,” the three most important reasons you want to quit. Highlight them, write them down, make them your mantra, keep them close at hand, tape them up places you will see them, and review them often. They will be your first defense against sneaky cravings.

    Now, on to Step 2: Know Why You Smoke and Learn How You Will Manage Your Triggers.