Celebrations are common smoking triggers, especially when get-togethers involve drinking alcohol. To reduce cigarette cravings while socializing, be sure to tell friends, co-workers, and family members that you quit smoking. Spend time with non-smokers and participate in activities not associated with smoking—go to a movie, take a walk, attend an exercise class.
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