Are You Really Ready to Quit Smoking?

If you’ve thought about kicking the habit, you’re on the right track. But the truth is, "people often make attempts to quit prematurely," says Carlo DiClemente, PhD, a professor of psychology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and director of the Maryland Resource Center For Quitting Use & Initiation of Tobacco. "It's not just saying you want to quit; it's meaning it and making it a priority in your life." Find out if you’re truly ready.

by Stacey Colino