Terry Martin is a former writer for Verywell Mind covering smoking cessation. After 26 years, Terry found the right combination of tools and motivation to quit smoking permanently on October 29, 2001. Since that time, she has devoted herself to helping others find and maintain the freedom from nicotine addiction that she now enjoys.
She learned that recovery from nicotine addiction is a process, not an event, and most importantly, that support from others who are going through the recovery is a critical component for long-term success with smoking cessation.
We all have the ability to find lasting freedom from nicotine addiction. Use the resources here to learn what you can expect when you quit smoking. Surrender to the process and have faith that what others have been able to achieve is within your grasp as well. Believe in yourself! You are just as able as the next person to kick tobacco out of your life for good. If you want to change your life, change your mind.
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