End, finish, basta, finito. No doing things by halves. That is proven to be the best method to quit smoking. Some are successful with it.
Those who think, that this wouldn’t work for them please keep reading in “Doing”, “Freedom”, “Girls only”, “Reframing” or some other articles, that don’t approach our topic as rigorously. It’s not a question of right or wrong, better or worse, there just are these and others. While some people manage to be successful or at least become occasional smokers through the “more is less” method, which –honestly- only stay that way in the fewest cases, others feel that it doesn’t work for them as well. There are people who need to put wood behind the arrow. It’s a question of character. They’re permitted to do (almost) anything that prevents them from lighting the next one. You can turn to a variety of nicotine substitute supplements, suck on especially spicy or sour drops or even temporarily invest in an e-cigarette. In addition the best thing to do is to take part in one of the numerous nonsmoker courses. Some try to talk to former smokers, self help groups or therapists. Sometimes even hypnosis can help to quit smoking. In any case you should be happy about the saved money and use it to fulfill your wishes. There are a lot of possibilities when you don’t need to spend your money on cigarettes!
And if at some point you become too weak: