Washington, Aug 12 : Julianne Moore reckons that the decision to quit smoking not just improved her health, it also gave her an emotional awakening.
The 'Hours' star kick the butt 15 years ago and recalls that the impact it had on her life.
"I began to see the most clearly... I was 31 or 32, and I quit smoking. I was so emotional," Contactmusic quoted her, as saying.
"I had been so unhappy, and I realised that I had just been... literally stuffing it back with those cigarettes in my mouth.
"I felt like I woke up suddenly," she added.