Different Moods - Different Needs
There are times no doubt when your craving is intense - often early morning or after work - these may be high nicotine replacement cigarettes.
At other times when need was low, boredom may be a contributing factor.
At other times, perhaps when your mood was down, you may use the cigarette to give you a pick up. to get high.
Sometimes people use cigarettes to mask their emotions. Understanding this can take a little work because it is not always obvious how you are feeling.
In order to successfully quit, you will have to "replace" each cigarette in some way.
Cigarettes are often coping mechanisms but different ones at different times.