Joel's Video Quit Smoking Lessons

Imagine having your very own stop smoking coach, one of the world's best. More than 3 Million of Joel's free videos had been watched as of 2011. Collectively, they capture nearly all lessons that were presented by Joel during his 13-day, 12 hour clinic program.

You can either sequence through Joel's video lessons using the Daily Quitting Lesson Guide immediately above, by using YouTube's Featured Playlist, or by selecting individual lessons from the complete list of video and audio lessons below. Watch as many as possible. Discover what happens once we become more dependency recovery savvy than our addiction is strong!

Get Windows Media PlayerThe below lessons are presented in four formats: YouTube - extremely quick opening video clips hosted by YouTube; Dial-Up - as smaller video files for those with slower dial-up Internet connections; HS/BB - as larger higher quality videos for those with high speed or broadband Internet access; and MP3 - as audio files for use on MP3 players. All files except for YouTube videos will play on Windows Media Player. You can click on this icon to download a Windows Media Player.

Video Title
You Tube
Introduction to Joel's stop smoking video libraryUTube1.13mb10.8mb1.83mb10:0503/28/12
How to best utilize videosUTubeNoneNoneNone06:1703/29/12
Using these videos to quit smokingUTube4.02mb12.0mb5.04mb11:0711/21/06
Smoking's Costs
Money wasted on cigarettesUTube1.93mb6.19mb2.72mb06:0310/18/06
Closet smokersUTube   05:4508/16/12
The Palmolive bottle demonstrationUTube2.84mb19.1mb3.55mb07:4510/11/06
Learning how to inhaleUTube1.70mb16.8mb2.10mb04:3810/02/06
"I Don't Want To See Any Scary Pictures"UTube   09:4308/24/12
Heart and circulatory diseasesUTube2.81mb5.93mb8.82mb19:1811/03/06
Lung cancerUTube3.04mb6.55mb8.58mb18:4811/05/06
How smoking destroys the lungsUTube1.55mb4.59mb1.87mb04:1311/27/06
Feel what it is like to breathe with emphysemaUTube   08:4710/30/11
Kids just don't get itUTube   11:4708/07/11
Premature deaths caused by smokingUTube1.84mb3.62mb5.72mb12:3311/06/06
Addiction to Smoking Nicotine
You smoke because you're a smokeaholicUTube   03:4109/13/12
Why do smokers smoke?UTube2.65mb5.70mb8.31mb18:0811/07/06
Addiction - the Surgeon General says ...UTube4.42mb13.2mb5.49mb12:0010/09/06
Criteria of addictionUTube4.09mb12.2mb5.09mb11:0610/09/06
"Maybe a puff isn't that big of a dealUTube   06:2308/22/12
The lucky ones get hookedUTube   09:3511/30/11
"Don't let a slip put you back to using"?UTube   08:1108/09/12
"I don't need to smoke"UTube3.86mb11.5mb4.75mb10:2911/09/06
"What should I call myself?"UTube   07:5408/04/12
Are there social smokers?UTube   15:5610/29/11
"Why did I ever start smoking?"UTube   08:1909/27/11
"Why did I ever start smoking?" (old version)UTube1.23mb12.1mb1.54mb03:2209/27/06
People in recovery from other addictionsUTube3.24mb9.68mb4.00mb08:5011/20/06
Quit Smoking Methods, Products and Programs
Who should you believe?UTube   01:4909/11/12
Is cold turkey the only way to quit smoking?UTube   08:4008/12/12
Cold turkey quitting definedUTube   15:5203/01/12
How did the people you know quit smoking?UTube1.90mb18.8mb2.34mb05:1009/27/06
"I Liked My Other Clinic More"UTube   07:5108/25/12
Being locked up to quit smokingUTube   06:3101/06/11
"Am I doomed to fail if I don't get professional help?"UTube   06:4701/06/11
Quitting by gradual withdrawalUTube2.35mb7.54mb3.25mb07:1310/18/06
My first encounter with NRTUTube3.99mb16.1mb6.66mb14:3711/16/06
WhyQuit's candid views about Chantix (and Champix)UTube17.8mb53.3mb22.0mb48:1610/19/07
E-cigarettes and harm reductionUTube   29:4509/18/11
Use Rationalizations
"Smoking benefits?"UTube   03:4009/20/12
Fear of quitting smokingUTube4.09mb12.3mb5.04mb11:0811/11/06
"I will quit when ..."UTube   05:4408/06/11
"I don't want to quit smoking"UTube6.52mb19.5mb8.09mb17:4010/11/06
"I smoke because I like smoking"UTube   09:4210/29/11
"I'm not buying cigarettes"UTube   03:2910/11/11
"I'll smoke anywhere I want"UTube2.74mb8.74mb3.94mb08:4410/18/06
"I can't drink alcohol without a cigarette"UTube1.36mb13.4mb1.67mb03:4309/27/06
"I'm safe from smoking because of my genetic makeup"UTube3.45mb10.3mb4.26mb09:2411/24/06
"I can't quit or I won't quit"?UTube6.33mb28.6mb10.15mb22:1510/16/06
"I can't quit smoking because I'm addicted"UTube   09:0508/16/12
"I'll be a nervous wreck forever if I quit smoking"UTube3.87mb11.6mb4.77mb10:3011/29/06
"I have to smoke when I talk on the phone"UTube2.77mb27.6mb3.43mb07:3009/27/06
"I'll never be as productive again if I quit smoking"UTube2.95mb08.8mb3.63.mb08:0111/24/06
Using cigarettes to self medicate pre-existing conditionsUTube   06:0208/29/11
Amount smokedUTube   08:5008/04/12
"I know I am going to gain weight if I quit smoking!"UTube4.82mb14.4mb5.94mb13:0511/28/06
"I'm not joining this clinic"UTube4.62mb13.8mb5.73mb12:3309/27/06
Waiting to bottom outUTube   05:1809/07/12
Quitting is more doable than most people thinkUTube   01:4309/09/12
How to Stop
How to quit smokingUTube   13:4709/15/12
The Law of AddictionUTube   11:1908/06/12
One day at a timeUTube   03:4508/15/12
Make a list of why you want to quit smokingUTube2.26mb6.76mb2.77mb06:0911/22/06
Smoking triggersUTube   07:4308/09/12
Avoid blood sugar symptomsUTube2.03mb20.1mb2.51mb05:3109/28/06
Carrying cigarettesUTube1.85mb5.70mb3.02mb06:3910/17/06
Acknowledge the negativ but dwell on the positiveUTube   13:0908/27/12
Telling others that you have quit smokingUTube2.53mb7.58mb4.07mb08:5710/17/06
The Recovery Process
What is withdrawal really like?UTube   06:4810/29/12
Going back to normal after quitting smokingUTube   10:0810/24/11
"I Feel 100% Better Since I Quit Smoking"UTube   08:4008/23/12
Predestined bad daysUTube   05:1512/01/11
Dreams of smokingUTube2.38mb7.10mb2.92mb06:2811/10/06
The emotional stages of lossUTube3.05mb30.4mb3.78mb08:1809/28/06
New reactions to angerUTube   09:1508/09/12
Does everything smell and taste better after you quit smoking?UTube   04:3608/16/12
"How long before I don't want a cigarette?"UTube   05:2508/14/12
"Will I ever stop thinking of cigarettes?"UTube3.97mb11.9mb4.89mb10:4711/20/06
Comparing quits with othersUTube   09:5401/06/11
Unexpected benefit after quittingUTube   07:4510/12/11
Weight control concerns after quitting smokingUTube9.13mb21.9mb20.07mb43:5611/14/06
Holidays that result in three day weekendsUTube   09:2908/31/12
Quitting may lead to other self-improvementsUTube1.13mb11.2mb1.40mb03:0710/02/06
Common Recovery Pitfalls
Setting quit datesUTube   10:5308/30/12
"I want one!"UTube1.01mb5.36mb2.48mb05:3310/18/06
Just think of something else?UTube   01:5909/12/12
Quitting for othersUTube   05:4611/05/11
"Should I find a quit smoking buddy?"UTube   07:4601/06/11
Crutches to quit smokingUTube   16:4711/27/11
"What bad habit should I replace it with?"UTube1.86mb18.4mb2.30mb05:0410/02/06
Offers for cigarettesUTube   06:3408/03/12
Finding cigarettesUTube   05:1708/03/12
Talking to others about not smokingUTube5.60mb16.8mb6.92mb15:1311/19/06
"I know I will quit smoking!"UTube2.37mb23.5mb2.98mb06:3009/29/06
Getting colds and flus after quittingUTube1.46mb11.1mb4.57mb10:0411/18/06
Avoiding situations where you used to smokeUTube4.67mb13.9mb5.75mb12:3911/29/06
Dealing with people who try to undercut your quitUTube6.52mb19.5mb8.05mb17:4211/12/06
Recovery Symptoms
"Is anyone else experiencing the symptom ...?"UTube   07:4009/07/12
"Is this a symptom of quitting smoking?"UTube1.91mb18.9mb2.36mb05:1309/27/06
"Is this a symptom of quitting smoking?" [Part 2]UTube   11:3307/22/11
Common symptomsUTube2.18mb21.6mb2.69mb05:5509/28/06
Does smoking cause my headaches?UTube2.69mb07.4mb3.95mb08:3203/21/07
Relapse Prevention and Complacency
If this is your first time quittingUTube   01:3919/10/12
Is relapse a natural part of the quitting process?UTube   13:1411/29/11
Can second hand smoke cause relapse?UTube   09:5008/28/12
"Got through New Years! Boy, I deserve a cigarette for that!"UTube   06:3201/01/12
Terrible 3sUTube   07:5210/15/11
Short funny storyUTube   04:0510/14/11
Be prepared for holiday triggersUTube   11:0211/24/11
Life goes on without smokingUTube   08:1212/15/11
Watching others smokeUTube   09:3310/13/11
Who wants to go back to smoking?UTube2.61mb25.9mb3.22mb07:0509/28/06
"I don't feel any better since I quit smoking!"UTube3.18mb31.6mb3.94mb08:3909/28/06
"I'll come for reinforcement when I need it"UTube3.83mb11.5mb4.73mb10:2411/08/06
"I am climbing the walls because I quit smoking"UTube2.69mb8.59mb3.78mb08:2310/18/06
What is your quit smoking mantra?UTube8.60mb14.0mb5.79mb12:4711/17/06
"If I relapse I'll smoke until it kills me"UTube1.58mb04.4mb2.37mb05:1102/25/07
Longer-term quitters who say they are having "Bad Days"UTube   08:0708/13/12
The only time I think of smoking is when I get one of your stupid lettersUTube3.16mb09.5mb3.87mb08:3611/27/06
ComplacencyUTube   05:2308/14/12
Helping Others Quit
Helping others quitUTube   10:2208/06/12
No one understandsUTube   12:5808/16/12
Videos Specific to Our Support Group Freedom
Are you ready for Freedom?UTube   12:0701/19/11
Why Freedom is a cold turkey siteUTube   09:1001/08/11
Teaching of conventional wisdomUTube   08:4508/29/12
Why Freedom discourages "buddy systems"UTube   05:0701/06/11
Quit site euphemisms that we discourage the use of at FreedomUTube   06:3109/05/12
Reading at other quit sitesUTube   04:0109/13/12
Sharing our materials at other quit sitesUTube   03:3609/13/12
New Year's Message for Newer Members and ReadersUTube   10:3212/31/10
New Year's Message for Longer Term MembersUTube   03:5112/31/10
Freedom's Quarterly StatsUTube   03:4012/30/10
About My Work and Materials
How I started running quit smoking clinicsUTube3.87mb38.6mb4.80mb10:3209/28/06
Why my resources are freeUTube   05:0908/06/12
A smoking cessation expert?UTube   15:2703/30/12
Where is Joel?UTube   04:1103/01/12
Comments made to Joel's YouTube channelUTube   06:3904/13/12