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Quit Now: My QuitBuddy - App Review

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by Jenny Pickett (subscribe)
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Published January 15th 2014
Someone to watch over me
Already we're half way to the end of January. Already many New Year's resolutions have been made and broken, reattempted and broken again despite well intentioned resolve.

On the upside, are the success stories of those that are managing to succeed in their New Year's resolutions who are a source of inspiration.

One such success story (16 days in) is that of a work colleague whose New Year's resolution is to completely quit smoking.

A few of us suggested options (eg. homeopathic remedies) but the most effective option which this colleague is accessing is the 'Quit Now: My QuitBuddy' application available on iTunes (iPod) and Google Play (Android).

Part of the Commonwealth of Australia's 'Quit Now' campaign, this amazing mobile app has a built-in mentor program which supports its members with their quitting journey - providing them with words of wisdom (eg. dollars saved, health benefits etc.) and inviting members to record/diarise their experience via audio and/or in writing.

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'My QuitBuddy' is a free mobile app available from iTunes and Android. Image copyright & courtesy of Commonwealth of Australia's Quitnow site

With various personalised options, 'My QuitBuddy' members can choose to keep their journey strictly private and confidential or share it, by seeking and providing support on the 'My QuitBuddy' community board with other 'My QuitBuddy' members.

Not surprisingly, 'Quit Now: My QuitBuddy' was awarded Gold in 2013's ADMA ('Best Mobile App in Government Services: Australian Mobile Awards')

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Gain support (& give support) within 'My QuitBuddy's' community on the interactive community board. Image copyright & courtesy of Commonwealth of Australia's Quitnow site

So my question to you is: What's your New Year's resolution & how's it going?
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Why? Succeed in quitting!
When: Anytime (or call the Quitline on 13 78 48: 8am-8pm, Monday to Friday).
Phone: Call the Quitline on 13 78 48 (8am - 8pm, Monday to Friday)
Where: Download the free mobile app of 'Quit Now: My QuitBuddy' on your Android or iPhone
Cost: Free
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