You mentioned using Trident gum. I should pass on my secret weapon!
I chew on cinnamon sticks! They taste great, no calories, feel like a
cigarette, and you can even puff on it… sometimes the deep breath helps
to calm the nerves.
Give it a shot if you like cinnamon.
P.S. Don’t buy them in the spice rack at the grocery store – way too
expensive (almost as much as smokes!). I buy them in bulk at a produce