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I was a heavy smoker

I smoked for about 20 years, and my doses gradually increased until I reached 2 and a half packs of unfiltered browns per day.

I tried x times to stop: willpower, patches, hypnosis, progressive reduction…

the ONE and ONLY result: I started again by INCREASE the dose…

progressively decreasing was useless, quite the contrary.

I stopped NET


With a companion who smoked what I smoked (and who did not stop)

Thanks to a book " The simple method to end the cigarette " that I read 3 times and FINISHED!

I've been FREE for over 20 years! (and I really have no desire to fall back into toxic slavery)


Feb 11, 2022

in my opinion and I have experienced it, you have to stop once and for all! it is not easy ! but it's only good! do not touch a single cigarette! this is how weaning should be done! what happiness afterwards!!! phew finally savings on the wallet and health! I know it is very long and difficult to make this decision! brave!!!


Feb 11, 2022

To go in the same direction as all the other answers, in medicine it is considered that for cigarettes it is necessary to stop suddenly, and that the date chosen to stop is important.

Perhaps you would like to see a doctor to help you with this? It's not mandatory but sometimes it helps


Feb 20, 2022

Cutting down smoking completely from your life can be difficult for many people since nicotine addiction is very powerful. Hence, in my opinion, it's better to gradually decrease the usage of cigarettes rather than going cold turkey over it. You can set goals and make plans describing how you'll leave this deadly addiction and what you would do to achieve it. 


Being consistent is also important in order to successfully leave smoking. Try reducing the number of cigarettes gradually and distracting your mind with different things. You can go for a walk or start spending more time doing things that you like to do. It can be as simple as painting, cooking, or baking. 


Sep 12, 2022

I think the better option is to gradually let the habit go because then the chances of you rebounding, even more addicted to the toxic habit, are much lesser. If you completely stop, you're going to stop giving your body the gratification that it was earlier getting by the ciggarette. And so, likewise, the withdrawl symptoms that you experience will be stronger as well especially the headache and the fatigue. And believe me when I say, in such a state of mind, the only quick relief that one can think of is smoking. However, if you have gotten your body used to smoking lesser while after a while, the blow at the end when you quit wont be as bad as what it would have been in comparison. So, don't make decisions based off of your emotions, be rational instead and you will be succesful.