Quitting smoking isn't easy, and while gum or a fidgeting device may not be a silver bullet, cravings can be linked to your daily routine. Thinking of a substitute behavior to use when a craving strikes is one tool that could help you quit.
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NPR's Sam Sanders helps Chloe Schofield, a busy special education teacher, transform her weekend into a relaxing mini-vacation at Huntington Dog Beach in Huntington Beach, Calif.
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