With out a doubt the best alternative to smoking is to quit. I Smoked Em is dedicated to helping you find your way to quitting smoking as soon as possible. You will prolong your life, fatten your pocket book and you may just feel a lot younger.

That being said the estimated average number of times that some one tries to quit smoking before becoming successful is eight. Attempts to quit smoking success rates increase dramatically over time. Keep trying to quit… you will succeed!

The image below represents the percent increase of success for six months over unaided attempts for each type of quitting

(except cold turkey and cutting down to quit)

Date 14 June 2010(2010-06-14)
Source Fast Facts: Smoking Cessation, by Robert West and Saul Shiffman, p. 59
Author SusanLesch

The mantra of the story appears to be that almost no one quits alone. The more help you get from friends, family and smoking buddies the more likely you are to kick the nicotine demon. There are gums, patches and natural remedies that can help you quit the nicotine habit. Here are the most successful ones. Have you read any of these books?

Quit and Stay Quit A Personal Program to Stop Smoking: Quit & Stay Quit Nicotine Cessation Program

American Lung Association 7 Steps to a Smoke-Free Life

How to Quit Smoking: Without Gaining Weight