Multiple Quitting

Hi, does anyone have any advice for quitting smoking whilst also quitting caffeine and alcohol?

I'm on day 5 of no booze or caffeine and was on day 2 of being a non smoker until a few hours ago. I'm suffering severe anxiety and waves of depression but i'm not quite sure which of the substances i'm giving up is causing it...perhaps all three!

I have a pretty addictive personality and smoked weed everyday for ten years until 8 months ago, thankfully that addiction is now well and truly gone. Have been smoking fags (5ish a day) every day for 15 years, I managed 10 days free a couple of months ago but had a few stressful life events happen and back into the cycle I slipped.

Both booze and caffeine stimulate my desire to smoke so I thought I would give them both up as I don't drink that much any more and i'm on a major health drive.

So hoping to hear from anyone else who has given up fags in conjunction with other addictions at the same time. Is it best to do them one by one, or is that just another reason your brains creating to make you smoke?

Thanks everyone!

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  • Hi, does anyone have any advice for quitting smoking whilst also quitting caffeine and alcohol?

    I'm on day 5 of no booze or caffeine and was on day 2 of being a non smoker until a few hours ago. I'm suffering severe anxiety and waves of depression but i'm not quite sure which of the substances i'm giving up is causing it...perhaps all three!

    I have a pretty addictive personality and smoked weed everyday for ten years until 8 months ago, thankfully that addiction is now well and truly gone. Have been smoking fags (5ish a day) every day for 15 years, I managed 10 days free a couple of months ago but had a few stressful life events happen and back into the cycle I slipped.

    Both booze and caffeine stimulate my desire to smoke so I thought I would give them both up as I don't drink that much any more and i'm on a major health drive.

    So hoping to hear from anyone else who has given up fags in conjunction with other addictions at the same time. Is it best to do them one by one, or is that just another reason your brains creating to make you smoke?

    Thanks everyone!

    Hi there, on one of my previous quits I decided to give up coffee and booze too, but ended up more depressed that ever. It was as if I was punishing myself. I actually don't drink much coffee or alcohol but now nd again I like to have a drink. Yes it does make me want to smoke, but I'm sure that association will pass in time (it is certainly getting easier). So my advice would be to tackle each addiction separately (if necessary).

    Good luck!

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