Choose a day to quit and prepare. Make sure you don't have any cigarettes, lighters or matches with you. Avoid places where people around you might be smoking.
Download the free Smokefree app for mobile support wherever you are and get expert advice.
Remember why you're quitting – your health, your family and your finances.
There are lots of effective treatments to help you stop smoking. But if you need some distraction -
Call a friend or relative to get some support
Go for a brisk walk - this will help clear your head and lungs
Stay busy - download the Smokefree app for ideas
Drink a glass of water or juice to keep you occupied for those crucial few minutes’ when you are tempted
Move around - just going into another room can help, or step outside and get some fresh air.
Keep busy and if you find a certain time of day is hard, try a new routine.
For more hints and tips, visit the NHS Smokefree Facebook page.