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Start a Quit Journal

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Updated June 01, 2011

Start a Quit Journal

Quit Smoking Journal

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Jotting a few notes at the end of each smoke-free day in your "quit" journal accomplishes a couple of important things:
  • Acknowledging your progress reinforces resolve.
    While it might feel like you're struggling more of the time than not early on in smoking cessation, each day is a victory. With time, they'll add up to a tangible sense of strength and control.
  • Perspective, perspective, perspective.
    When you're having a bad day, looking back in your journal to see how you felt in the beginning of your quit program will help you see just how far you've come.

See also: Create Your Own Quit Smoking Journal

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