- 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