5 Apps to Help You Quit Smoking

smoking appsWhen you pick up a cigarette for the first time, you’re also picking up a habit. This habit can harm your lungs and your overall health in the long run. For those who do try to drop the habit after a while, there are many ways to help yourself, especially if you can’t give it up cold turkey. Here are a few apps that can help you kick the habit of smoking once and for all.

Livestrong MyQuit Coach-Dare to Quit Smoking, Free

Planning is essential when you’re quitting smoking. This app offers personalized strategies to help you get rid of the habit. It can help you find the right program for your lifestyle. You can choose to immediately quit or simply reduce your nicotine intake over time while tracking your cravings and when you succumb to them.

Quit it Lite-Stop Smoking Now, Free

Ever wondered how much money you’d save by quitting smoking? This app motivates the smoker to quit by keeping track of all the money you’ve saved and the amount of tar your lungs have avoided since your last cigarette. It also shows you the additional benefits of quitting smoking and allows you to share your successes with your friends via your social media profiles.

My Last Cigarette-Stop Smoking Stay Quit, $0.99

Based off a smoking cessation plan that became popular in the early 2000s, this app has helped thousands stay smoke-free. Enter  your personal details and details of your smoking history, and the app will give you 10 different readouts that will keep you informed about your improved health, lifespan, and savings.  

Craving to Quit, $49.99

Developed and tested by Judson Brewer, Craving to Quit is a 21-day smoking cessation plan that will be your guide from beginning to end.  You’re given a daily cigarette allowance, and the app slowly brings you to a point where you’re smoking no cigarettes at all. The app can also partner you up with a quit buddy who will be accountable to your progress.

UCSF/SFGH Stop Smoking, $0.99

Developed by experts at the University of California, San Francisco, this app aids users in finding the help they need. It connects your emotions to your cigarette cravings and helps you to try and understand the causes of your cravings. The app will then help you handle these feelings in a creative way.

Note that these apps will only work if you are ready to break the habit once and for all. Take your mind off the craving for a smoke by visiting macmall.com. Check out our great deals on Apple products, including iOS gadgets that you can use for these apps

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Louise Mosqueda

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