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Smoking is becoming an alarming problem all around the world. So to alleviate this problem there are some simple ways.

Deciding that you are now ready to quit smoking is only half the battle. Knowing where to start on your path to becoming smoke free can help you to take a leap. We have put together some effective ways for you to stop smoking today.

Preparing for a quit Day

Choose you quit date and prepare to stop smoking altogether on that day, quit abruptly or continue smoking right up until your quit date and then stop, quit gradually, or reduce your cigarette in take slowly until your quit date and then stop, tell friends, family and co workers about your quit date. Throw away all the cigarette and ashtrays. Decide weather you are going to go cold turkey or use nicotine replacement therapy or other medicines. Stock upon oral substitutes such as hard candy, sugarless gums, carrot sticks, coffee stirrers, straws, and toothpicks. If plan to attend a stop smoking group, sign up now. Set up a support system, such as a family member that has successfully quit and is happy to help you. Ask friends and family who smoke to not smoke around to you, if you have tried to quit before, think about what worked and what did not.

And on your Quit date

Do not smoke at all, stay busy, begin use of your NRT if you have chosen to use one, drink more water and juices, drink less or no alcohol, avoid situations wherein you have a strong urge to smoke.