Cravings are an inevitable part of the process of quitting tobacco. A lot of times, they are brought on by stress and anxiety. Fortunately, there are a few different ways to keep your cravings at bay — like crafting! Here are three ideas to busy your hands, relax your mind and get your creative juices flowing to fight tobacco cravings.

fight tobacco cravings with Macrame Keychains

Macrame Keychains

Macrame is a decorative knotting craft similar to knitting that can be as simple or as complicated as you want! If you’ve never tried macrame, it can seem intimidating, but with a little practice, you’ll pick it up in no time!

These keychains are an easy way to try your hand at macrame without buying a ton of craft supplies. Plus, this is the perfect way to distract your hands from your tobacco cravings!

Adult Coloring Pages fight tobacco cravings

Adult Coloring Pages

Anyone who says coloring is just for kids is seriously mistaken! Coloring is a great activity to keep your hands busy. If a traditional coloring book isn’t challenging enough, look for one geared toward adults — or try one of these printable sheets!

fight tobacco cravings with Bullet Journaling

Bullet Journaling

If you’re all about organization and to-do lists, bullet journaling may be the perfect creative outlet. It takes writing to a new level with fun designs, layouts, colorful pens and more. Instead of journaling on blank pages, divide the page into sections with useful logs, lists and doodles to let your creativity shine through. Designing the page can be calming on its own, and tracking your daily progress is a nice bonus! Interested in bullet journaling but not sure what to include? Give this free template a try!

More Fun Resources

The creative options don’t end there! Knitting, photography and sewing are all great ways to express yourself. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to creativity, so try on as many hats, or as many hobbies, as you need until you find your fit.

For even more options to keep your hands busy, try these free resources.