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Conquer cravings

Cravings might feel long, but they are actually surprisingly short. You can conquer your cravings in five minutes or less. Know your triggers and when a craving might hit.

Nicotine is a very addictive drug, so when you stop smoking, your body will crave cigarettes. Cravings will be most intense in the first few days and strong cravings will usually last for about two weeks. Cravings will be less and less frequent and less intense as time passes. However, you may experience some cravings at times even months after you quit. 

Do deep breathing exercises

Deep breathing can help you relax, reduce anxiety and reduce the cravings. Inhale through your nose and breathe out through your mouth for a count of 5. Repeat a few times until the cravings are gone.

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