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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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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 …

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Counting the Benefits of Smoking

The benefits of smoking are as follows: 1. None 2. Nil 3. Zero 4. Nothing! The truth is, there really are absolutely no benefits to smoking whatsoever! As a 20 year smoker I’d been led to believe that smoking relaxed me, relieved my stress and helped me enjoy social occasions more. I truly believed that I enjoyed smoking and that …

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Tobacco usage is on the rise, according to the latest smoking statistics

Smoking statistics from the ABS’ latest national accounts show an increase in tobacco expenditure for the last four consecutive quarters since December 2016. A year on year increase of 2.6% in December 2017 equals a $4bn spend or a huge $16bn spend on tobacco products for the year. These figures don’t take into account the additional spend on illegal black …

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How To Give Up Smoking Even If You’re Not Quite Ready

Have you ever wondered how to give up smoking, even though you feel that now might not be the best time? Is it even possible? The answer is yes, absolutely it’s possible, providing you have the correct information to begin with. Let’s look at this question another way. Do you want to be a smoker for the rest of your …

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Smoking Band-Aids Do Not Address The Real Issue

PACKING in smoking makes you live longer, reduces your chance of getting cancer, and can even boost your sex life… but despite that millions of people every year struggle to kick the addiction. “Smokers become hooked on cigarettes when they develop a dependency on nicotine – the addictive substance in tobacco that fuels cravings,” said Natalie Clays, former smoker of …

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Has Your New Year’s Resolution Stuck?

30 days in and where are you at? If, like many smokers, your New Year’s Resolution was to quit smoking, one of three things has probably happened to you by now. 1. Congratulations, you’ve smashed it! You’re 30 days smoke free and feeling great. You feel lighter, more energised, less anxious, you can breathe again, your mind is clearer, your …

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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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Clinical Trial

Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT) by Irish Government Indicates Superiority of Allen Carr’s Easyway To Stop Smoking Seminars

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New study finds smokers are more anxious than non-smokers

It may be a new study by the British Heart Foundation but it’s not new information. We’ve been saying this at Allen Carr’s Easyway for over 30 years! Smoking increases anxiety, increases stress levels and makes you more depressed. The foundation’s Associate Medical Director Dr Mike Knapton echoed these points. “Instead of aiding people to relax, smoking increases anxiety and …

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Method to be assessed by two major European governments

The Sunday Times breaks the news that Allen Carr’s Easyway To Stop Smoking Clinics are to be evaluated by The Irish Health Department. John Dicey, Worldwide Managing Director of Allen Carr’s Easyway comments “It’s taken this organisation more than 30 years, and me personally more than 15 years, of tireless lobbying, meetings with academics and so called experts in the …

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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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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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10 Cool Things That Happen When You Quit Smoking

Have you ever wondered what happens when you quit smoking? I’m not talking about the obvious stuff like your risk of emphysema or cancer decreasing; I’m pretty sure most smokers are already aware of that. I’m talking about all the really good stuff that happens when you quit smoking! First – Your eyes will be whiter. One of the first …

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