Feeling stress, anxiety, boredom loneliness - these are all strong emotions reminding you how you felt when you used to smoke to feel in an even better mood or escape a bad emotion.
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Drinking alcohol or coffee, watching TV, talking on the phone - all activities you may connect with smoking.
These usually involve other people who smoke - going to the pub or a party, seeing someone else smoke, celebrating an event.
Because your body is used to nicotine, when you quit you may have withdrawal symptoms as it craves nicotine. Triggers include smelling cigarette smoke, feeling restless, handling cigarettes or a lighter.