WhyQuitJoel's LibraryArticleseBookDaily GuideVideo IndexVideo TopicsPlaylistsMP3sTranslationsJoelAsk Joel

banner for Joel's Library of quit smoking articles

All of Joel's Stop Smoking Videos by  Topic

Joel's Videos

Below is a complete list of Joel Sptizer's more than 400 stop smoking videos arranged by topic. After the videos is a list of other formats and ways to locate and use Joel's videos.

Never Take Another Puff

Videos by Topic

"Please hold me accountable so I can quit smoking"
YouTube Video Title
Introduction to Joel's stop smoking video library: (old intro) 07:0007/03/13
How to best utilize videos06:1703/29/12
Videos to watch to enhance your ability to quit smoking04:3803/20/15
Using these videos to quit smoking11:0711/21/06
Smoking's Costs
The costs of smoking03:1312/13/13
Quitting smoking should cost you nothing00:5002/05/18
Smoking benefits03:3909/20/12
"Because now it really hurts!"04:5402/07/14
"Thank goodness it's only cigarette smoking!"06:5107/06/18
"It's only smoking, not a crime punishable by death"04:5401/20/16
The real cigarette induced "roller coaster" ride04:3504/09/15
Money wasted on cigarettes06:0310/18/06
Smoke breaks03:5111/06/14
It's still cold outside - why it's a bigger problem for smokers04:0101/02/18
"I'll smoke anywhere I want!"08:4412/28/10
"I am the only smoker I know"05:0105/06/15
Closet smokers05:4508/16/12
Introduction to the "The isolation of the widowed smoker"01:3808/07/14
Introduction to "The Fan Letter"03:0208/08/14
The Palmolive bottle demonstration 07:45 10/11/06
Learning how to inhale04:3810/02/06
"I don't want to see any scary pictures"09:4308/24/12
The use of scare tactics02:4903/11/16
Heart and circulatory diseases19:1811/03/06
Lung cancer18:4811/05/06
Finding out you have lung cancer after you quit smoking34:5003/01/12
See how smoking destroys the lungs03:5912/28/10
Feel what it is like to breathe with emphysema08:4710/30/11
Smokers who face even higher risks from smoking03:5703/29/16
Does smoking cause my headaches?08:3912/28/10
Kids just don't get it11:4708/07/11
Premature deaths caused by smoking12:3311/06/06
Update to video "Premature deaths caused by smoking"04:1202/12/15
Is quitting the hardest thing you've ever done?04:2506/12/14
Life as a smoker is a balancing act01:0003/11/15
Quitting can make you calmer, happier & healthier03:3702/28/14
Addiction to Nicotine
You smoke because you're a smokeaholic03:4109/13/12
Why do smokers smoke? 18:0811/07/06
Nicotine addiction 11:4910/08/13
Addiction: the Surgeon General says ...12:0010/09/06
Criteria of addiction11:06 10/09/06
Nicotine tolerance05:28 03/05/18
Are you a nicotine junkie?06:4307/16/14
Kids and vaping: ounce of prevention worth a pound of cure03:4602/14/19
First e-cigarette ads: "reclaim your freedom"06:0111/06/12
Are additive free cigarettes less addictive?03:2705/06/18
Supercharging nicotine’s addictive potential07:0208/21/19
The power of nicotine addiction09:2107/22/14
Extreme nicotine tolerance08:0903/19/16
"Please don't smoke"05:3308/04/14
"Just one little puff?"04:2612/06/17
"Maybe a puff isn't that big of a deal"06:2308/22/12
"Don't let a slip put you back to using"?08:1108/09/12
"Should I reset my quit meter?"04:0108/21/14
"Don't beat yourself up for smoking"04:2206/12/14
Past "successful" quits03:4706/11/13
The lucky ones get hooked09:3511/30/11
"Get right back in the saddle?"04:5310/07/12
"I don't need to smoke"10:29 11/09/06
"What should I call myself?"07:5408/04/12
"How can I be addicted? "I can go hours without?"12:1106/27/11
Are there social smokers?15:5610/29/11
"Why did I ever start smoking?"08:1909/27/11
"Why did I ever start smoking?" (old version)03:2209/27/06
Oral tobacco usage and addiction11:1105/26/13
"I fear addiction to my nicotine replacement therapy"02:3502/01/16
People in recovery from other addictions08:5011/20/06
Quit Smoking Methods, Products and Programs
"I've tried everything to quit and nothing works!"05:2602/13/14
"I tried your resources once, why should I try them again?"03:1004/22/18
"Whatever you do, don't quit cold turkey"07:4108/16/13
Who should you believe?01:4909/11/12
Are doctors taught about nicotine recovery?06:1708/29/14
Talk to your doctor about quitting smoking05:0805/03/16
Is cold turkey the only way to quit smoking?08:4008/12/12
Cold turkey quitting defined15:5203/01/12
Cold turkey quitting redefined again05:1503/20/16
How did the people you know quit smoking?05:1009/27/06
"I liked my other support group more"07:5108/25/12
What programs do I recommend?07:1011/09/12
Being locked up to quit smoking06:3101/06/11
Are people doomed to fail if they don't get help?03:1604/08/15
Relapses are not determined by how you quit smoking02:0904/21/15
Quitting smoking can be a very lonely experience02:5604/14/15
Real world quitters06:4601/06/11
Prolonging nicotine withdrawal06:2509/03/14
Quitting by gradual withdrawal07:13 10/18/06
Resources regarding stop smoking aids02:1506/27/14
My first encounter with NRT14:3711/16/06
NRT and quitmeters04:3203/03/16
30 years of nicotine gum04:0412/28/14
How many ways have you tried to quit smoking?04:2602/16/18
President Obama and nicotine gum10:2909/25/13
Be prepared for confusing information07:2810/04/12
My personal views on Chantix or Champix04:2706/21/13
Candid, detailed views of Chantix / Champix48:1610/19/07
Our views on the need for harm reduction06:3110/05/12
E-cigarettes and harm reduction29:4509/18/11
First TV ads for e-cigarettes: "reclaim your freedom"06:0211/06/12
E-cigs as effective as nicotine patches07:0809/11/13
Dual use of cigarettes and electronic cigarettes08:4509/16/13
E-cig users having a harder time when quitting smoking08:2302/27/16
Vaping: What you can’t see can still hurt you06:0401/03/19
Contrary to what you may have heard – vaping is not safe04:2203/24/19
Severe illness and deaths linked to vaping07:2109/08/19
Should I take up smoking to get off of vaping?03:3409/16/19
What about using herbal cigs or marijuana to quit?06:0609/04/14
"I quit the wrong way"04:5705/13/16
Learning how to comfortably smoke just after meals00:3603/27/17
Use Rationalizations
"I can't afford to quit smoking"02:3903/08/17
"Why should I quit, I could just get run over by a truck?"01:45 02/20/18
Are you questioning your New Year's resolution to quit?04:4501/01/17
Keeping cigarettes to deal with stress04:1707/02/14
"One or two cigarettes is better than two or three packs"03:5912/08/17
Why smoking does not help you overcome stress07:4506/23/14
Resources explaining nicotine and stress interaction02:1707/02/14
Actions speak louder than words or thoughts03:2812/26/13
"How can I quit if I live with a smoker?"05:3502/22/16
Quitting smoking: a fate worse than death08:5312/13/13
Pakistan video based on My cigarette, my friend?03:1007/04/15
My cigarette, my friend? (audio)03:2212/20/13
"That's amazing that you didn't smoke"02:4202/18/16
"You will never make it, here have a cigarette"03:3601/22/16
How would you deal with the following situations?04:3507/17/14
Smoking is easier than not smoking04:1403/28/14
Dying for a cigarette01:0802/12/14
"But smoking is the only vice I have left"03:1802/10/14
"So I can't run marathons"05:2212/21/13
"I know I will quit again"03:4009/20/12
Fears regarding smoking and quitting03:2012/11/17
Fear of failure03:5007/19/14
Fear of success03:0407/19/14
Fear of quitting smoking11:0811/11/06
What is nicotine withdrawal really like?06:4708/29/12
Joel's Halloween Fearfest05:3910/31/14
Everything you did as a smoker can be done as an ex-smoker02:5605/02/14
"I will quit when ..."05:4408/06/11
"I will quit when I finish this pack"04:1004/12/15
"Is this an unlucky day to quit smoking?"01:4706/13/14
"I don't want to quit smoking"17:40 10/11/06
Do you need to want to quit more than you want to smoke?03:00 03/18/15
"I smoke because I like smoking"09:4210/29/11
"I smoke because I'm self-destructive"03:0007/01/14
"I'm doing okay,I'm not buying cigarettes"08:4410/18/06
"I can't drink alcohol without a cigarette"03:4309/27/06
"It’s cold outside, boy do I need a cigarette"03:4801/01/18
"My smoking helps me to breathe better"04:2401/26/15
"A safer way to smoke?"09:3803/20/16
"I'm safe from smoking because of my genetics?"09:2411/24/06
Feeling "safer" because non-smokers get lung cancer too?02:4403/09/16
Lung cancer: Isn't there a cure just around the corner?03:1901/12/16
"I can't quit" or "I won't quit"? 22:1510/16/06
"I can't quit smoking because I'm addicted"09:0508/16/12
"I can't quit because ..."01:1902/20/16
"I can't quit because I am addicted"09:0408/16/12
Is quitting smoking harder than quitting other drugs?06:1712/30/17
"I'll have to use willpower for the rest of my life not to smoke"02:3006/27/14
"I'll be a nervous wreck forever if I quit smoking"10:30 11/29/06
"I have to smoke when I talk on the phone"07:3009/27/06
"I'll never be as productive again if I quit smoking"08:01 11/24/06
Using to self medicate pre-existing conditions06:0208/29/11
Amount smoked08:5008/04/12
"I know I am going to gain weight if I quit smoking!"13:0511/28/06
"After I lose weight I will quit smoking"04:4207/24/14
"I've heard women don't have much of a chance at success"03:1301/13/16
"I'm not joining this clinic"12:3309/27/06
Waiting to bottom out05:1809/07/12
"What's the use in quitting now?"05:5803/13/16
"After reading about smoking's dangers I've concluded ..."04:0605/08/15
Quitting is more doable than most people think01:4309/09/12
Quitting in a smoking friendly society04:5202/19/16
Some people won't be happy until they relapse...00:3002/23/15
"Oops, I had a false start"02:3105/24/16
"Don't be so hard on yourself, you're only human"02:1205/17/16
How to Stop
How to quit smoking13:4709/15/12
The Law of Addiction04:5904/16/15
A 99.9% commitment to quit smoking will fail01:2302/03/18
Origin of the concepts for the Law of Addiction11:1908/06/12
Quitting smoking is a simple process01:3204/07/15
How quitting smoking is like learning to ride a bicycle02:2003/12/15
A 100% guaranteed way to successfully quit smoking00:2502/25/15
Treat quitting smoking as if you are fighting for your life00:2402/24/15
Are you stronger than your cigarettes?02:4107/27/14
Cold turkey quitting05:0412/26/12
Gallup Poll: most quitters credit cold turkey06:3508/08/13
One day at a time03:4508/15/12
The importance of the first three days of your quit02:3402/02/19
"I will not smoke today"03:4903/01/16
Make a list of why you want to quit smoking06:0911/22/06
Quitting often results in healthier looking skin03:5309/27/12
Smoking triggers07:4308/09/12
Using deep breathing as a safe and effective quitting aid 02:1103/20/18
Going to places where you can't smoke when first quitting02:5303/16/15
Using cigarettes as rewards [corrective thinking]04:1602/06/14
Avoid blood sugar symptoms05:3109/28/06
Why I recommend cranberry juice when first quitting03:3603/13/15
Sleep disruptions and adjustments after quitting smoking07:0906/03/19
Possible changes in caffeine tolerance05:1109/24/12
Can people quit smoking and still drink alcohol?03:2707/01/13
If you quit smoking with a lousy attitude...01:37 05/17/14
Be proud that you quit smoking03:13 09/13/14
Acknowledge the negative, dwell on the positive13:09 08/27/12
Telling others that you have quit smoking08:5710/17/06
"When did I actually quit smoking?"03:5908/11/16
Is your New Year's resolution to quit smoking?03:37 12/27/14
2018 New Year's video03:20 12/31/17
The Recovery Process
Starting day one of your quit09:0211/21/06
Starting day two of your quit05:1011/21/06
"Why do you even try to help THOSE people quit smoking?"04:0201/27/18
Starting day three of your quit03:5711/21/06
Starting day four of your quit09:5811/22/06
Starting day five of your quit04:5011/23/06
Starting day six of your quit09:5911/24/06
Starting week two of your quit08:4011/26/06
Getting on with the rest of your life09:2111/27/06
First weekend issues after quitting smoking02:3806/13/13
What is withdrawal really like? 06:4810/29/12
Going back to normal after quitting smoking10:0810/24/11
Your first allergy season after quitting smoking03:5504/26/16
Tell a newbie how long each day you want a cig02:5806/20/13
"I feel 100% better since I quit smoking"08:4008/23/12
The first Monday morning03:2109/21/12
Predestined bad days06:3406/09/14
Dreams of smoking06:2811/10/06
The emotional stages of loss08:1809/28/06
New reactions to anger09:1508/09/12
How to do nothing without a cigarette03:5101/13/14
Does everything smell and taste better after quitting?04:3608/16/12
Possible voice improvements after quitting smoking03:4102/15/18
"How long before I don't want a cigarette?"05:2508/14/12
Difference between physical & psychological urges10:0010/08/12
"Will I ever stop thinking of cigarettes?"10:4711/20/06
Do you want a cigarette ... H.A.L.T.04:3110/09/19
Crave or thoughts for cigarettes that occur over time03:3802/28/14
Does nicotine withdrawal really last for months or years?08:5311/18/15
Comparing quits with others09:5401/06/11
Comparing quit experiences with others on YouTube blogs06:5902/04/18
Every quit is different02:3011/04/14
Everyone is different03:3001/06/16
Limitations with quitmeters04:2102/26/16
The advantage of having a difficult time when quitting03:1804/10/15
Unexpected benefit after quitting03:5509/21/12
Weight control concerns after quitting smoking43:5611/14/06
Overweight & not smoking or underweight & dead?09:0103/10/15
Does it take 21 days to break the smoking "habit"?06:1801/11/15
Quitting may lead to other self-improvements03:0710/02/06
Common Recovery Pitfalls
Setting quit dates10:5308/30/12
Smokers DON'T have to quit multiple times before successful03:2604/01/16
Crutches to quit smoking16:4711/27/11
The pitfalls of forming a buddy system10:2304/08/16
Danger of using Internet quit sites as a quitting crutch05:2302/15/15
Incorporating exercise after quitting03:5409/21/12
"Should I find a quit smoking buddy?"07:4601/06/11
Quitting for others05:4611/05/11
Make sure your quit is not contingent on others02:3803/17/15
Quitting smoking out of fear02:3607/29/14
"Wish me luck in quitting smoking"05:1803/06/16
"My support group is responsible"03:3707/12/14
The importance of quitting for yourself03:5803/07/14
Carrying cigarettes06:3910/17/06
"What should I do with my leftover cigarettes?"04:5309/12/14
Carrying mock cigarettes (straw/nicotine-free e-cig)04:5802/26/14
Keeping replacement nicotine in case of emergency05:3106/23/13
"What bad habit should I replace it with?"05:0410/02/06
Do whatever it takes to quit smoking01:2801/28/16
"I want one!"05:3310/18/06
Just think of something else?01:5909/12/12
Smoking a cigarette will help me secure my quit03:2902/26/14
"I've got my smoking under control"06:0110/06/12
"I gave up smoking"02:0510/10/12
"I don't have a choice, I have to quit smoking"06:2905/15/14
"I'm trying to quit smoking"03:0006/11/13
"No thank you, I can't have a cigarette"03:5510/10/12
Offers for cigarettes06:3408/03/12
Well meaning offers for cigarettes07:0709/09/14
"Please don't quit using"04:2903/31/16
Finding cigarettes 05:1708/03/12
Talking to others about not smoking15:1311/19/06
"I know I will quit smoking!"06:3009/29/06
Getting colds and flus after quitting09:5111/18/06
Is there such a thing as the "quitters flu?06:5910/22/14
Avoiding situations where you used to smoke12:3911/29/06
Cigars and relapsing06:5105/26/13
Dealing with people who try to undercut your quit17:4211/12/06
Hey, I'm talking to you04:0304/13/16
Recovery Symptoms
"What withdrawals should I expect when quitting smoking?"06:5301/18/18
"Will this get better?"04:2407/22/13
"Is anyone else experiencing the symptom ...?"07:4009/07/12
"Is this a symptom of quitting smoking?"05:1309/27/06
"Is this a symptom of quitting smoking?" [Part 2]11:3307/22/11
Common symptoms05:5509/28/06
Feeling like you are getting sick after quitting smoking04:3401/03/18
Disorientation that may occur when first quitting smoking08:3902/08/14
When you may really need to talk to your doctor03:3105/04/16
Medication adjustments that may be necessary03:1307/26/13
Quitting smoking and mental health03:5906/13/13
Why many people cough more after quitting08:3203/21/07
Relapse Prevention and Complacency
Never Take Another Puff04:2310/12/12
Curiosity killed the quit03:1005/26/16
Are your odds improved next time you quit smoking?02:3206/11/18
How long does it take to become re-addicted to nicotine?02:1903/15/18
"If I go back to smoking, I’ll just quit again"04:23 02/27/18
The smell of relapse 01:3002/19/18
Is your nicotine-free e- cig actually nicotine free?02:5409/28/16
Are you smart enough for an IQ pin?02:4707/26/14
Good reasons to take puff after having quit smoking01:2507/13/14
Fear of relapsing03:2207/19/14
There is no legitimate reason to relapse06:4606/23/13
Fixating on a cigarette02:5602/26/14
The urge hits02:1907/23/14
Frequency and duration of thoughts and urges05:5703/22/16
Longer-term quitters who say they are still having bad days08:0608/13/12
Intentional relapses02:2808/06/14
"It's inevitable, some smokers are going to relapse"03:4108/25/14
"You mean you haven't had a single puff?"02:2707/15/14
The smoker's vow (audio)01:2212/22/13
Words that translate to RELAPSE03:0307/16/14
Were you addicted?02:0002/11/14
Nicotine is nicotine is nicotine07:1006/21/13
"Boy, do I miss smoking" 05:3407/23/13
The fallacy of "good cigarettes"03:4802/26/14
"I'm mad that I can't smoke anymore!"08:0110/02/12
"Will I eventually dislike the smell of cigarette smoke?"03:1404/10/17
If this is your first time quitting01:3919/10/12
Is relapse a natural part of the quitting process?13:1411/29/11
Come share your strength & recognize vulnerabilities04:3606/20/14
Can second hand smoke cause relapse?09:5008/28/12
Neither side is perfect02:2310/01/12
"Got through New Years! Boy, I deserve a cigarette!"06:3201/01/12
Terrible 3s 07:5210/15/11
Short funny story04:0510/14/11
Thoughts that seem worse than when first quitting04:5807/11/14
Change of season triggers: the Spring09:2908/31/12
Change of season triggers: the Summer11:0207/04/13
Change of season triggers: the Fall04:2209/21/12
Be prepared for holiday triggers11:0211/24/11
Holidays that result in 3 day weekends09:2808/31/12
Election day: an important choice today02:0811/06/12
Life goes on without smoking04:1601/10/16
Watching others smoke09:3310/13/11
"Miracle" aids for quitting smoking06:2107/05/14
Who wants to go back to smoking? 07:0509/28/06
"I don't feel any better since I quit smoking!"08:3909/28/06
"I'll come for reinforcement when I need it"10:2411/08/06
"I am climbing the walls because I quit smoking"08:2310/18/06
What is your quit smoking mantra?12:4711/17/06
Quitting smoking is an option04:4908/05/14
"You got this"02:4803/11/17
For former smokers not celebrating a major milestone today00:3503/04/16
"If I relapse I'll smoke until it kills me"05:1102/25/07
"I went back to smoking while hospitalized with pneumonia"03:4802/13/14
Longer-term quitters having "Bad Days"08:3611/27/06
An important choice must be made today02:0611/06/12
Lost long term quits04:3706/17/14
Is relapsing on nicotine a good learning experience?02:5710/29/14
Relapses are not determined by how you quit smoking02:0904/21/15
A thirty year success story02:3508/22/14
"I know too much about smoking to ever relapse"04:3401/04/16
"I hate smoking. I could ever go back"02:2005/22/18
"I will control my smoking now"02:3701/15/15
"I am going back to smoking when I'm eighty"03:4703/13/17
"I only think about smoking after getting your stupid letters"08:2212/28/10
"I've relapsed and I hate it"02:1303/23/16
You have relapsed--now what? 03:5604/16/18
Help! It’s an emergency. I relapsed!02:1504/21/18
Helping Others Quit
Helping others quit10:2208/06/12
Can you help a person quit who doesn't want to?09:0202/12/14
"You're wasting our money on cigarettes"05:3005/12/18
Helping others see that thoughts for cigs diminish over time05:5101/05/18
"Should I let him know that I know he is smoking?"07:0907/25/14
Showing others that there is life without smoking01:2405/09/16
Video to pass along to your physicians & dentists01:5505/05/16
How you can help prevent kids from vaping07:0001/23/19
How to help kids stop vaping04:0211/18/18
How to help your patients quit smoking14:4905/05/16
No one understands12:5808/16/12
Well-meaning but often meaningless advice02:4502/09/19
"I'm a serial quitter and I want to help people quit smoking"03:2902/24/16
Videos Specific to Cold Turkey Support Groups (Freedom & Turkeyville)
Are you ready for Freedom?12:0701/19/11
Why Freedom is a cold turkey site09:1001/08/11
"Members of your site seem too happy"01:4001/07/16
Teaching of conventional wisdom08:4508/29/12
Why Freedom discourages "buddy systems"05:0701/06/11
Have you hugged a relapser today?03:5804/07/16
Euphemisms that we discourage at Turkeyville and Freedom06:3109/05/12
What does NTAP mean?05:1710/08/19
Reading at other quit sites04:0109/13/12
The Freedom from Nicotine Support Board05:2308/15/14
No need to apologize for not posting for a while04:0806/28/14
Sharing our materials at other quit sites03:3609/13/12
E-cig discussions at Freedom05:2109/13/13
E-cig users having a harder time quitting08:2302/01/16
New Year's message for newer members and readers10:3212/31/10
New Year's message for longer term members03:5112/31/10
Freedom's Quarterly Stats03:4012/30/10
About my work and materials
My work in the field of smoking prevention & cessation05:1907/31/14
How I started running quit smoking clinics10:3209/28/06
My goals for the resources I produce to help people to quit02:1103/19/15
How do you remember so many details?04:2709/04/14
"What did they do to you to make you quit smoking?"05:5208/11/14
Why I no longer conduct stop smoking clinics05:4307/30/14
Why my resources are free05:0908/06/12
"Is Joel a smoking cessation expert?"15:2703/30/12
"Joel, you never smoked or quit, how can you know?"06:1007/03/13
Where is Joel?04:1103/01/12
Comments made to Joel's YouTube channel06:3904/13/12
Two hundred thousandth video view on YouTube05:3409/25/12
New Years 2018 channel update02:1101/04/18
My YouTube outreach efforts10:5001/20/18
New stop smoking materials and resources04:5712/30/12
"You should retitle that video"03:3701/06/18

Alphabeticl Index

The collection is also available as an alphabetical A to Z index. Each video is featured on its own page, together with related articles and links to related videos.

Smokers & New Quitters

If still smoking or within the first few days of quitting, take a quick look at Joel's Daily Quitting Lesson Guide or his YouTube Featured Playlists. They present videos appropriate for each day of quitting.

MP3 & High Resoluton Videos

Videos made prior to December 2007 are available in MP3 and high resolution formats.

MP3 Audio Files

Thanks to David Kink, since 2009 Joel's original 64 videos have been available as 11 hours of MP3 audio files that can be listened to anywhere. The audio MP3s are downloaded as a 264MB zipped file that you need to download, unzip and load to your MP3 player.

In 2017 Brian Murry provided us with this larger, higher audio quality copy of the above MP3file, in which he reduced low hissing sounds, hums and squelch. Download Brian's 330MB zipped MP3 file.

Joel's Jukebox

Joel's Jukebox

Joel's Jukebox is an extremly fast online MP3 audio player that allows for easy listening of Joel's audio stop smoking lessons. Our thanks to HWC for building this page.

Articles NTAP E-book Daily Guide Videos A to Z Videos by Topic
Video Playlists Audio: MP3 Translations Who is Joel Ask Joel

WhyQuit's banner

WhyQuit Joel's Library Turkeyville
© Joel Spitzer 1971 - 2019
Page last updated on 10/09/19 by John R. Polito