Quit smoking day 1 -  freedom from cigarettes, tobacco and nicotine

Video Quit Smoking Lessons for
the First Day of Your Quit

Welcome to "Day One" of WhyQuit's video quitting lesson guide. Below are links to short YouTube videos that will aid in navigating your first 24 hous of recovery. Following the videos you'll find links to "Supplemental Reading." And below those you'll find find our "Daily Lesson Quitting Guide" with a link to tomorrow's recommended Day Two quit smoking lessons. If you arrived on quitting "Day One," please be sure to review our pre-quitting-day lessons too, as they involve important foundation lessons.

Video Title
Starting day one of your quit 09:02
"Why did I ever start smoking?" 03:22
The fear of quitting smoking 11:08
"I know I will quit smoking!" 06:30
"I smoke because I like smoking" 09:42
Lung cancer 18:48
The Palmolive bottle demonstration 07:45
See how smoking destroys the lungs 04:13
What it's like to breathe with emphysema 08:47
Heart and circulatory diseases 19:18
Premature deaths caused by smoking 12:33
How did the people you know quit? 05:10
Why do smokers smoke? 18:08
Quitting by gradual withdrawal 07:13
"I'll be a nervous wreck forever if I quit" 10:30
Common symptoms 05:55
Telling others that you have quit smoking 08:57
Carrying cigarettes 06:39
"Why did I ever start smoking?" 03:22

Supplemental Day One Reading

Daily Quitting Lesson Guide

I plan to stop smoking
My first day of stopping smoking My fifth day of stopping smoking
My third day of stopping smoking My sixth day of stopping smoking
My fourth day of stopping smoking My second week of stopping smoking
Moving on with life after having stopped smoking

Joel Spitzer has provided smoking cessation and prevention services since 1972, first as a volunteer speaker and then a member of the professional staff of the American Cancer Society. Later he served as smoking programs coordinator for the Rush North Shore Medical Center's Good Health Program, and then as a consultant for the Skokie Illinois Health Department and the Evanston Department of Health and Human Services, providing state funded smoking cessation clinics and seminars for the two Chicago suburban communities. Here at WhyQuit, Joel has served as education director since June 2000.

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Page created 11/29/06 and last updated 01/24/15 by John R. Polito