Smoking tobacco is both a physical as well as a psychological addiction. The nicotine from smoking tobacco provides a temporary and addictive high to the mind and body.Regular smokers when they quit experience physical withdrawal symptoms and crav-ings. Listed below are methods to help you quit the bud and recover.Distract yourself. The activity doesn’t mat-ter as long as it gets your mind off of smok-ing. Focus on your reasons for quitting, including the health benefits, im-proved appearance, money you’re saving, and en-hanced self-esteem.Get out of a tempting situation. Reinforce your victories over a craving and give yourself a reward to keep yourself motivated.Systematically decreasing the number of ciga-rettes you smoke. Reducing your intake of nicotine gradually over time will lessen the cravings.Using nicotine replacement therapy or non-nicotine medication also helps to reduce withdrawal symptoms.Join a nicotine support group that will keep you focused on quitting.