Graphic on blue sky saying "life gets better when you stop smoking" Graphic on blue sky saying "life gets better when you stop smoking" September 03, 2017

If you’re a smoker it’s pretty likely you know that you should stop. Knowing what’s good for you doesn’t make it easy to quit though.

Nicotine can be a really hard drug to shake off, despite all the health warnings, bans and obstacles put in our way.

Take the leap and feel the effects of stopping smoking

March 9 is No Smoking Day and every year an estimated three quarters of a million smokers use the day as the push they need to give up.

So if you are kicking the habit, or you know someone who is, we’ve taken a positive look at the things that you can look forward to when you give tobacco the heave-ho.

How life gets better when you stop smoking infographic

If you really want to quit smoking we recommend visiting the Smokefree website from the NHS. You’ll find plenty of advice to help you give up smoking for good.