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Listen to this audiobook and become a happy non-drinker for the rest of your life.

Feeling reliant on alcohol can be a difficult thing to come to terms with and even trickier to manage. This audiobook will cut through all that stress and set you on the right track with Allen Carr’s Easyway method.

Allen Carr established himself as the world’s greatest authority on quitting smoking. His ground-breaking methodology tackles addiction from an entirely different angle which has been successfully applied to other addictions and behavioural issues. His books have sold over 18 million copies in over 40 languages – and his revelation: that it can be easy and even enjoyable to quit.

In The Easy Way to Control Alcohol, his revolutionary method is applied to drinking. With clear step-by-step instructions, it shows you the way to escape from the ‘alcohol trap’ in the time it takes to listen to this audiobook. Allen Carr dispels our illusions about alcohol, removes the psychological dependence and sets you free to enjoy life.

This unabridged audiobook is direct, easy-to-follow and engaging way of digesting the method, which will help you control your drinking habit for good without willpower of sacrifice.

©2013 Allen Carr's Easyway (International) Ltd. (P)2013 Arcturus

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Best way to quit

This book transforms your thoughts from "I wish I could drink" to "I absolutely do not want to drink". I did not drink often, but when I did drink I would almost always over consume, so with the help of this book, abstaining has been simple.

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The most underrated audiobook on earth by far

This book didn't only change my life, it saved my life. The step-by-step program that he has absolutely, positively works. You don't have to rely on a higher power, because the power is inside of you but you just don't know it yet. The one thing I didn't like about AA was that they kept going back to a higher power which turned me off completely. You need to listen to the entire audiobook and possibly more than once for it to work but I promise you, it absolutely works. Do everything he says including keep on drinking until you're done the book and it will work. I am now not poisoning myself. Alcohol has controlled my life for 30 years and now I am free, truly free. I feel like superman.

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Life Changing

Discovering what the truth is, gives enormous amounts of pleasure and happiness. Highly recommend via Audio.

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Why did I wait so long to read this?

I wish I read this book years ago. I’m now free from the alcohol prison and I’m shocked how easy it was to stop! Purchasing this audio book has been my greatest investment. My health has improved dramatically and I’ve never felt better. Best part? No withdrawals.

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excellent book

I enjoyed this book thoroughly. the narrator was perfect for it. very helpful for my 20 year struggle with alcohol. I appreciate that I have this downloaded now, and can refer back to it, if ever I feel the need too. his way of explaining the alcohol trap and helping you understand that you can only be truly happy, when you understand that trap, and break free of the brainwash, is the most helpful advice given to help you get over the addiction to alcohol. I am free!!!

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Worst book I’ve ever read!

Finally, in the VERY last breath, the author offers his suggestions. This book would drive one to drink!

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Changed my life

Thank you Allen. You’ve saved so many lives! Two years smoke free and I have no desire to ever do it again.

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Excellent information

It depends on where you are in your life's journey as to how valuable this information will be to you.

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Free at laaaaast

Amazing voice actor. Well written and well laid out. I really liked that the end of each chapter introduced the next one.

I finished the book today and nearing the end, I had a little cry of joy while walking, listening with ear buds. I knew I wanted to quit a year or more ago but was convinced that SURELY when he says “there’s never a good time to quit, don’t delay it” he didn’t mean a world wide pandemic… but alas, it only feeds my stress, anxiety, and on top kills my immune system. Things I need pretty badly under control right now.

Allen Carr got me to quit smoking a decade ago (a pack a day for ~7 years) and the son of a bitch got me again! Thank you!

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Fully recommend it to anyone struggling with addiction of any kind.

Allen You did it again. I have told hundreds of people that I EASILY quit smoking with the help of Allen Carr. I had no idea he wrote a book on alcohol. This book is definitely a life changer. Fully recommend it to anyone struggling with addiction of any kind.

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  • 2017-03-20

Deconstructs the desire for booze.

I've drunk to the detriment of my life for the last 20 years. I've often wanted to cut down and didn't understand how stopping altogether could be possible.

I read this book with an open mind. Now I don't want to drink at all, and can see myself lasting until I die without wanting another drink. This book de-brain-washes you. It removes the monkey from your back and gives you freedom.

I'm currently in the process re-planning my life activities, because now my life revolves around events I want to be involved in for their own sake, rather than for the booze I plan to drink. I am present in myself now. And literally, within a week, my beaten down self-esteem has bounced back (finally!) and I feel confident I have the ability to now shape the life I want.

The future is now exciting to me. Not frightening.

If you think you might have a problem, which you clearly do if you're reading this review, then listen to this book! It seemed impossible to me to, but you will see what I mean.

All the best!

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  • Vlad C
  • 2018-05-30

Saved my life

This book literally saved my life. I had lost all hope but after quitting smoking with the help of Allen Carr I figured I might as well give this a try and to my amazement it worked. It didn’t work right away however. I took long drives listening, long walks and so on. Listened to it many times, while going to work, while walking around, I just surrounded myself with this information all the time and it eventually clicked. I haven’t had one sip of alcohol in 3 years now and I don’t miss it at all. On the contrary, I find the thought of drinking horrendous. So have a very open mind, let the information sink in, it won’t happen right away but when it does it will be absolutely amazing.

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  • Brad
  • 2016-06-17

That Was Easy

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Why I started this book.
In the comments I read, I was encouraged by the heavy drinkers to pick up this book, because I didn't believe it could work. I had been to AA meetings and being an atheist, I immediately locked up. I would have gone to listen to the stories (like the narrator character in Fight Club), but not to experience change. I'm a sailor, and I developed a very heavy drinking habit, and was able to maintain it without many repercussions at work, because a lot of my bosses have heavy drinking problems. My wife said I needed to do something--and after countless times of shooting back a, "yeah, sure, I'll get on that." I finally realized that I might lose her if I didn't.

My drinking.
I would drink a six pack a night, about once or twice every month (this was meant for nights when I was exercising "control" because there was something important happening the next day): every other day of that month, I drank at least ten beers plus shots of whatever I had in the freezer. I'd finish off a 30 pack on Saturday and Sunday as long as I woke up in time to drink through the morning. I only breaks I took from drinking for the past 10 years where when I had to deploy or when I was too sick for the hair of the dog. I never drank to enjoy a beverage to complement a meal or any hoity toity nonsense like that: I drank to get drunk. And if I ever started drinking and couldn't reach that goal for some reason, I was mad.

What the transition was like.
I listened to the book in the car, washing dishes, etc. I didn't quit drinking when I started it, but I followed the instructions and I never listened while I was drinking. I had a lot of fear at first, but I decided to go to the bar with my wife and I knew my friends were going to have some questions about this, because I quit. Nowadays, I go to the bar to play golden tee golf, and darts, but I haven't had a drink in about three months, and I don't see any reason I'd ever drink again. I have to admit I was nervous to go to a bar and try to avoid drinking, but it's really easy.

Bonus.
I ended up reaping some great unexpected benefits, too. Sure, I feel better and I wake up more excited, but my mood has balanced out a lot. And I have always been someone who has a very uneven mood. I has allowed me to remove delusional beliefs in other areas of my life as well. You don't recognize how brainwashed you are until you start going through it one by one. My recommendation is to keep this self improvement going with a book like miracle morning or practicing mindfulness.

Best wishes.

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  • Roberto Alonso
  • 2015-01-26

Great book

Excellent tool, bought it for a friend, and indeed got me out of the trap of alcohol. Alcohol companys should be scared of this book

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  • Robyn Joy
  • 2016-01-14

Subliminal Messaging? Whatever Works!

What did you learn from The Easy Way to Control Alcohol that you would use in your daily life?

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.

Any additional comments?

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.

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  • Sheryl
  • 2016-09-23

Transforming

This book is transforming my life. I've listened three times. You'll see why when you read it. I've never been so changed by a book in my lifetime, next to the Bible. If you feel like alcohol may have hold of you, and you can't really control your consumption, or can't picture life without it, but wish you didn't need it... This book is for you!

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  • Lena
  • 2019-12-16

A relentless ad for nothing

He promises an easy out. It turns out to be the realization that alcohol is of no value. That's fine, but the way he goes about saying so is exhausting. By the end, it's impossible not to feel like you've just sat through a time share presentation or a pitch to be part of a pyramid scheme. Shut. Up.

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  • Ryan
  • 2017-04-11

A Phenomenal Read for All Walks of Life

Great book, seriously, everyone should read, EVERYONE. I liked the comparison of the voice of desires inside ones head vs the voice of reason and how that comparison reflects on schizophrenia. The author could have skipped the stuff about holes in the ozone and homo sapiens killing animals because that deflected the impact of the great meaning and message that this book contains.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2020-06-17

20 days Alcohol Free!

I drive around or go for a walk for hours near the water to listen to this book. Quitting alcohol doesn't have to be this dreaded daily struggle many of us think. Truly just dont want it anymore. Sometimes I think I must have been subconsciously hypnotized, in a good way, because I felt free almost immediately. That's saying a lot. I used to look forward to binge nights 2-3 nights a week. The hangovers and embarrassing stories were getting worse, so bad. I attribute at least 90% of my sobriety to this book. I had the will and the desire but willpower is faulty and never 100% especially on a bad day. This book really opened my eyes. I recommend it in my sober fb group frequently and keep it handy for those now rare times I might feel worried, but honestly it's more like a worry about a worry I dont really have anymore! #1 tool in my sober toolkit!

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  • AlbertoMD1007
  • 2017-12-19

A big change in my life. im

I was blind, and now can see. There is a more enjoyable life.
Get ready for defeating an enemy that's attacking 90% of your friends and loved ones.

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