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The Fastest Way to Stop Drinking... Imagine if tomorrow you wake up with no hangover, no regrets and feeling full of energy and vitality. Picture your bank account with thousands of extra dollars in it and imagine what life would be like if you had a limitless abundance of quality time with your family and loved ones? If you are drinking on a regular basis then alcohol is stealing all that from you everyday. My name is Craig Beck; I used to be just like you... My drinking was hopelessly out of control for nearly two decades. Nothing I tried made any difference, I attempted dry weeks and months but I always just ended up drinking even more than before. My doctor agreed it was time to cut down but he could offer no practical solution to help me to do so. I concluded that the only way I was going to escape the insidious trap of alcohol was to throw away all the ‘advice' I had been previously given and do the unthinkable. The result is, I not only cured my own drink problem but I have since helped over 50,000 fellow drinkers to also escape.

  • No need to declare yourself an alcoholic.
  • A permanent cure, not a lifetime struggle.
  • No group meetings or expensive rehab.
  • No humiliation, no pain and 100% no ‘willpower' required.
  • No cravings, no medication and no silly gimmicks.

By the way… there are two very similar version of this book (only the title varies slightly). The fact you have found this one and not the other is a very good sign. Inside I will tell you why.

©2014 Craig Beck (P)2014 Craig Beck

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FINALLY ....

... someone witty and intelligent tells us how to give up alcohol in a way other than 12 steps, higher powers, guilt and desperation!!! I have been waiting for this for decades, literally. I knew there had to be a way to deal with my functional "alcoholism" other than holding hands with strangers in a church basement. Craig Beck offers a unique approach by speaking to us with humor and respect. He shows us that the real culprit is alcohol itself -- and the culture that celebrates it. He speaks to the drinker as a strong person who unwittingly finds him/herself in a bad situation and wants to get out of it. No need to feel weak or guilty, no matter how many times you have tried to quit and failed. He explains exactly -- and convincingly -- why you should try again. And he offers a simple, logical and personal way to succeed. I gave up my wine before I even finished the book, and am looking forward to listening to the rest of his books. His writing/speaking style is casual, funny, articulate and motivating. Hellfire and damnation are definitely missing from his message. I wish EVERYONE would read this book, whether they want to stop drinking or not. His insights are valuable to all of us.

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Inexplicably effective book!

Almost done with this book that is beginning to save my marriage, my health and my life. Craig Beck has a casual, but gripping, way to convey information regarding alcohol and its use, to keep you bound to every word. I listen to it every day and after 25 years of reasonably heavy drinking, I have just quit the habit. It has only been 2 weeks now, but the craving and urges are 99.9% gone. If you think you may be a problem drinker, give this book a go. You've got nothing to lose and in fact, everything to gain. Blessings!

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great book

If you having problems with alcohol you must read this book. It was a great help for me .
thank you

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Awesome book

I had stopped drinking for two weeks before I bought this book. I was looking for a book that could explain how to continue sobriety, conquer cravings and help me to change my mindset about booze. I knew that willpower wouldn’t work, I knew that doing it for someone else wouldn’t work, I needed a mind shift. And I got it here in this book. Craig made me laugh and think deeply about my addiction. I got new information and confirmation of some things I already knew (either through horrible experience or other educative reading and therapy).
I feel freed.

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classic bait and switch - beware

while the book is intriguing, it doesn't provide much info on how to stop drinking other than to stop, take some supplements and do some affirmations. THEN at the end he instructs you to go to his website to join his group to get started. I did and just found more sales pitch and an invitation to join for $600. classic bait and switch. beware....if you are wanting a book that provides the actual solution, this isn't it. not sure if his program works, I didn't subscribe.

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This book stopped the merry go round...

VERY effective! This is not an AA or scare tactic approach, but a light hearted read/listen (giving me a few good chuckles) and at the same time Beck's shared experiences hit home with mine. He touches on the damage alcohol does and a sensible approach to making one think twice about drinking, why we drink and why we should stop. In the last chapters he offers a regiment of natural supplements which I followed and within a couple of days my mood has shifted. While it may have been because I was "ready" for real change after two years of over-drinking I haven't had the urge to have a drink in several days. You don't realize you've missed clarity until you're experiencing it.

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GREAT READ

THIS IS A PERSUASIVE Work that helps thr alcohol dependent drinker to think about quitting alcohol.

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Straightforward logic.

A refreshing, out-of-the-box delivery about the reality of alcohol. I'm a huge fan of giving people options to pursue recovery. Recovery isn't a cookie-cutter. Craig Beck delivers the ugly truth about alcohol, the "attractively packaged poison". No quick-fix gimmick. No bashing of any path of recovery.

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If only I had this sooner

This book is amazing. I have listened to it several times and it works. The information given is a life changer!

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Excellent Boolk!!

What made the experience of listening to The Fastest Way to Stop Drinking... Guaranteed the most enjoyable?

I love the way the author reads the book! He is very animated and gets your motivation soaring. It is a very helpful book.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Fastest Way to Stop Drinking... Guaranteed?

The information he conveys changes your perspective about alcohol which makes it very easy to stop.

What about Craig Beck’s performance did you like?

I like his voice and his motivating attitude.

What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

How society views alcohol and ways to quit and explain to your friends etc. on reasons why you don't want to drink anymore and make it more socially acceptable

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  • Lisa Das
  • 02-10-17

Honest and fresh advice

I've read quite a few quit drinking alcohol books and listened to a fair few audios and I have to say that I found this one very refreshing, authentic and also practical. I really like Beck's non-judgemental attitude and his low pressure approach. He doesn't try to harangue you into stopping drinking but skilfully takes you on a compelling journey to your own decision. Whether or not it's stopped me drinking forever, I'll have to wait and see. I guess only I can do that. It certainly has taken me to a different place on my quest for a healthier life though. Thank you Craig. Highly recommended!

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  • Paul
  • 01-06-18

Listen twice

I was a binge drinker. Drinking between 10-15 pints Heineken per weekend session. Dying with a depressing hangover for days afterwards. I listened to this book and I was going to give it a 2 star review because I didn’t really get it. I went and bought another book that uses the willpower method to stop drinking. As I was listening to that book I kept getting called back to this book. It’s really very effective and made me realise what alcohol is. A disgusting poison that makes you ill and depressed. This book is Truth. Buy it, listen to it with an open mind, Twice or more if you need to, and look forward to a healthier and happier life.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-01-20

If you think you drink too much, listen to this!

I struggled to understand why I
Couldn't just stop drinking or why I found myself 2 glasses in on a work night, this puts it all in to perspective, thank you

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-01-16

insightful

Made me really reflect about the reasons as to why I drink. it's not an over night cure for my drinking problem but it certainly gives alot of helpful advice on how to stop drinking. Was worth listening to and it has encouraged me to bite the bullet and stop

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  • Jamie Gibson
  • 10-27-16

really interesting and lots of valid points.

loved it. has really started me thinking about why I'm drinking. let's hope I can follow through and pack up the booze!!

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  • Hils Baby
  • 05-11-16

Enlightening

Liked the reading tone and content
21 days challenge helpful and the narrative certainly enlightening. Will be visiting the website next.

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  • Peter A Connolly
  • 06-08-15

excellent

excellent narration and content. It had given me a renewed hope for my future life

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  • D. Stone
  • 10-27-20

Unbelievably good!

Love this book - listened to it 5 times now. Super logical, really beneficial. Can’t recommend it highly enough!

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  • glenn mcanulty
  • 09-12-20

Ho oponopno

loved it, Craig knowledge and experience is captivating.

life changing

thank you and I will certainly recommend this book to others

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 08-31-20

does what it says!

Enjoyed this book, I related enough for it to have an impact on me to stop drinking !! . I definitely was a habitual wine drinker, open a bottle and I would finish it 5 out of 7 nights! Toyed with the idea of going teetotal since I turned 50 2 years ago for health and wellbeing reasons.
I stumbled across this on a search and the title drew me in. I don't enjoy the "Americanisms" much and I felt at times it was a little smug and irritating but it does have a broad reader base to cover.
Anyway it absolutely hit a nerve and it has genuinely not been remotely difficult to stop and stay stopped. its utterly bizarre but. it. just. works. Im 7 months in and look and feel so much better. if you think you want to stop and you know you drink more than you should, read this, It will change the way you view alcohol. for real. for good.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-07-20

loved it

pick it carefully
if you have others
there are huge repeated sections.
no hypnotherapy to finish off.
i think it needed that as a final tool for the tool box.
worth a purchase..

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-26-20

F****** FINALLY!!!

In the last 12 months I have been to I hypnotherapist, psychologist, psychotherapist and just tried playing old willpower take care of my champagne addiction. I have been prescribed drugs that made me ill, that I could n't be trusted to take.

For the first time in a year I am one week sober... entirely due to this book.

Great narration and completely EFFORTLESS transformation.

Thank you so much for writing this book It's changed my life and I've already bought it as a gift for a few friends of mine!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-22-20

Jake from Australia

Amazing! Thank you so much. To learn about the poison has totally change my thoughts.

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  • c k johnston
  • 08-24-18

Highly recommended.

Great book if you really want to stop drinking. Really gets to the reasons why we think we enjoy drinking.

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  • keronium
  • 02-08-18

A friendly chat

After a long festive season, where at the end always finishes with my birthday, this year I turned 38. That's 20 years of solid drinking. TWENTY YEARS of damaging my body (maybe irreparably), 2-0 years of countless nights that I can't even remember, half a life time of hangovers and excuses. I've been feeling that enough is enough for a while, but working in an industry where drinking is life and being in a family where big nights are rife, I've longed for a silent and effective way out.
I downloaded this book because of 2 things, the title and the reviews. Craig never professes to be a guru, or the first guy to come up with the ideas; he just explains it as a normal person (like me, like you) in a way that makes sense.
I was on a looooong car trip and listened to this book in one go. The car trip was that long I even replayed a few chapters. When I did get to my destination I signed up to the website straight away. Loads of great content as well as the needed support you require when you make this positive choice.
If you need some friendly advice and don't feel as if you can approach one of your own friends, then Craig has your back!
If you got this far, thanks for reading, listen to this book, you will get something out of it, whether it be life changing or reassurance. I wish you the best of luck

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  • Craig McIver
  • 05-12-15

thank you Craig for your hard work.

looking forward to your other works and checking out your Web site.

very well written. thank you.