If you have tried to stop smoking before you know that stopping isn’t easy – it actually takes a lot of effort to quit. Nicotine is habit forming as well as the psychological effects of smoking. Knowing and wanting to stop smoking is half the battle, it is like planting a seed and now you need to water and cultivate it. This knowledge will help you deal with the symptoms that are associated with quitting as your body experiences withdrawals. Take stopping smoking one day at a time, even one minute at a time whatever you need to succeed. Stopping smoking isn’t easy but it isn’t impossible either. Millions of people have already quit and continue to quit – half of all adult smokers have been able to stop smoking, so can you.