Allen Carr established himself as the world’s greatest authority on helping people stop smoking and his internationally best-selling Easy Way to Stop Smoking has been published in over 40 languages and sold more than 10 million copies.
In his Easy Way to Control Alcohol Allen applies his revolutionary method to drinking. With startling insight into why we drink and clear, simple, step-by-step instructions, he shows you the way to escape from the ‘alcohol trap’ in the time it takes to listen to this audiobook. His unique method removes the feeling of deprivation and works without using willpower. Allen dispels our illusions about alcohol, removes the psychological dependence, and sets you free to enjoy life to the full.
©2013 Allen Carr's Easyway (International) Ltd. (P)2013 Arcturus
It's not the chemical itself that addicts you its the belief that it gives you genuine pleasure that does! any false belief can be dispelled with the right information and this book has just that.
A lot of the information in this book I already knew or completely forgot that I knew it. I've tried AA and other methods with no avail. It reminded me of how amazing I felt before I ever started drinking and made the population of drinkers seem like drones, slaves, zombies or what I like to call "sheeple". I could go on and on but I'll just say I was a 5th a night, black out kinda drunk and this revitalized my mind, soul and memory. I recommend putting in earphones and doing simple chores around the house while listening. I listened to the entire book in two sessions. I'm grateful to Mr. Carr.
Because when you are through the question will change from "Can I really quit drinking for the rest of my life?" to "Why would I ever want to drink again?"
I felt the author used too many of his life stories in the book, which made it hard to keep my attention.
Also I disagree with some of his statements.
The content itself seems unbelievably simple but after listening to it, I have no desire to drink. Was it hypnotism? Subliminal suggestion? It doesn't really matter to me, I am 2 weeks sober without struggle! 21 days in rehab were not as effective as these 8 hours.
Don't judge it until you give it a good try. I felt no desire to drink after listening to the first half, but completed the whole thing. Some of his ideas seem dated or regionally specific, but it still worked for me.
I have struggled with alcohol for a considerable period of time, read widely on the subject and attended more meetings than I care to admit. What makes this book so striking is its ability to break down the mess that glorify alcohol, thus removing the feeling of depravation. Highly recommended!
I didn't have a problem (I thought). I may have had a hangover a couple times a week. Sometimes (3 or 4 times a week), I shared a nice bottle of wine. I never planned to wit. But I have. Easily. Since then, I've been the most joyous and happy since my youth. Thank you, Allen Carr.
I was a bit cynical but wanted to quit and I thought I would give this a go. I have been drinking heavily now for 15 years (7-8pints a day easily) and after listening to this audio book I have completely stopped now for 2 weeks.
He understands the issues and unravels them with emotional intelligence and IQ
This guys talent was to clearly understand and articulate a map through what I did not think was possible and take me out of the maze I was trapped in. Easily the audiobook that will have the biggest impact on my life.
Thank you Allen only wish I could thank you in person
"Very effective, although could do with some modernisation re comparisons"
I never would have believed how effective this book could be.
You need to stay open minded and bits are a little out of date, but I am completely in control of my drinking now. In fact, I haven't had a drink for over a month (I was a daily drinker) and not had one craving or withdrawal, despite continuing a full social life.
Good luck to the next reader, I hope Mr C works as well for you x
Excellent, completely changed the way I view alcohol. Requires an open mind. Good narrator throughout.
Good book that stops the brainwashing of alcohol within, society and the media. Recommended highly for those who want to control their alcohol.
I can see how alcoholics stopped drinking after reading this book. People who don't quit haven't really understood the book , understanding the book and its message is something you've never heard before about drinking , be prepared to be shocked as the story twists. I myself have told all my friends I have stopped drinking after reading this , will it last? Only Time will tell .. I believe it will. I'm free. Come into this book as skeptical as you want.
This book is written for alcoholics which I am not but there's useful information nevertheless for those like me who are thinking of quitting to help in weight loss efforts
thank you for taking the time to promote an opportunity for people from all walks of life to understand the metal trap alcohol consumption creates and also the opportunity to open mindedly evade the schizophrenia of a perpetuating cycle
listened twice through, but that is easy way. sometimes you are ready. quit smoking years ago and now on the verge of being free from alcohol. thank you Allen & your legacy :-)
So far this method has vastly improved my life. I now no longer drink or smoke and can enjoy life oh so much more!
Can't recommend this enough!
I was highly sceptical about the ability of a book to control my drinking but even though Allen encourages you not to quit alcohol until you've finished the book, I found myself recoiling at drinks very early on into it - much to the bemusement of my friends! I was always the heaviest drinker in the group but now I'm sober and very very happy! Don't delay, start today!
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