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World No Tobacco Day – 3 Top Tips

31st May is World No Tobacco Day, an annual event sponsored by the World Health Organisation to encourage smokers to quit. Allen Carr’s Easyway is a key contributor in the WHO’s year-long global campaign called “Commit to Quit”, which aims to support at least 100 million people as they try to quit tobacco. If you’re like most smokers, you’ve probably …

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Why Using Willpower Makes Quitting Hard

We often exercise willpower in our daily lives, either to do something that we feel will benefit us, or alternatively to not do something that we feel is bad for us. Either way, we don’t really want to do it and use willpower to force a change. In this article we’ll explain what willpower is and how it relates to …

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5 Hours That Changed My Life

I loved smoking and was very, very good at it. For 20 years it featured in every part of my day from morning to night and felt like an extension of who I was. Everywhere I went, everything I did, every waking thought it was with me like a BFF. You can imagine my absolute horror when I was confronted …

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Why the latest World No Tobacco Day campaign won’t work

31st May is World No Tobacco Day, the one day of the year when the World Health Organisation advises smokers to quit smoking. The focus of this year’s campaign is ‘tobacco and lung health’ but please forgive my cynicism, does anyone seriously believe that smokers don’t already know this stuff? Will targeting a different organ of the body (last year’s …

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Scientifically Proven to be Twice as Effective

Allen Carr is now a proven, effective, drug-free alternative to nicotine patches, nicotine gum, and e-cigarettes potentially taking the treatment of smokers out of the hands of Big Tobacco & Big Pharma for the first time. The leading stop smoking treatment, Allen Carr’s Easyway to Stop Smoking Seminars, which is completely drug free, has today received a major boost. A …

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The World’s Most Expensive Cigarettes

Yep, you guessed it, Australia is the most expensive place in the world to buy a packet of cigarettes. Did you buy cigarettes at the weekend and get a bigger shock than usual when told the price? On Saturday 1st September the price of cigarettes jumped up another 12.5%, an estimated $3 per pack, taking the price of a packet of …

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7 Tips For Choosing a Quit Smoking Therapist

We’re often asked if Allen Carr’s Easyway is quit smoking hypnotherapy or quit smoking hypnosis…but it’s not. It’s really quite different.    Sadly, it’s actually ridiculously easy to gain a qualification as a quit smoking hypnotherapist. A friend of mine who’s never smoked a single cigarette in her life did a 1day course and is now fully qualified. There’s even a …

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Celebrating 15 years smoke free!

15 years ago today I smoked my very last cigarette. At the time, I didn’t know it would be my last one. I hoped it would be but didn’t feel certain, after all, every other quit attempt during my 20 years of smoking had failed. Why would this one be any different? But it was different. For the first time …