Allen Carr's Easy Way to Control Alcohol

Allen Carr's Easy Way to Control Alcohol

Allen Carr

Language: English

Pages: 188

ISBN: 0572028504

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


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 read this book.

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.

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several minutes the poor little chap tried to run or hide but to no avail. Eventually she had him trapped in the corner of an outhouse. To my utter amazement he stood up on his hind-legs and faced up to her as if he was going to attack her. My cat was even more amazed than I was. She actually jumped back and allowed him to escape. How would we assess that scene by human standards? We wouldn’t regard the mouse as either brave or cowardly for initially running away. Bear in mind that the cat to

accepted that the victims become addicted because of the addictive nature of the drug and not because they have some inherent physical flaw in their make-up. We are aware that millions of smokers, including thousands of self-confessed alcoholics, want to quit because they know that smoking is ruining their health, but find it impossible to do so. The reason for failure is widely regarded as lack of willpower, but the same situation with alcohol is attributed to a flaw in physical make-up! Just

miserable not drinking: that is why they start again. But isn’t this the case the whole of our drinking lives? When we are allowed to drink, we either take it for granted, or wish we didn’t; it is only when we won’t allow ourselves to drink that it appears to be such a pleasant pastime. Drinkers who go on the wagon are entitled to boast about it, because they have had to employ considerable willpower to survive a period without alcohol. The vast majority of attempts to go on the wagon are in

also drive you to distraction. No one would question the fact that severe and prolonged mental stress causes the victim to become run down and more vulnerable to physical diseases. What further evidence do you need than shell-shock? I would bang my head against the wall and scream at my wife and children, so that one of them would eventually say: “I can’t bear to see you suffering like this. If life is so miserable without it, I’d rather you gave up trying to give up!” What a face-saver. I

result of drink. We attempt, most of us successfully, to create a satisfactory way of life without alcohol. For this we need the help and support of other alcoholics in AA.’ The italicized words appear to me to be quite a sensible definition of an alcoholic. At a recent birthday celebration, I posed the question: What is an alcoholic? I deliberately did so at the beginning of the dinner before too much alcohol had been consumed. Of the six people present, two were casual drinkers – the type

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