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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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Quitting Smoking Withdrawals or Cravings – What’s the Difference?

I’m sure we’re all aware of the awful withdrawals and the terrible cravings experienced when we try to quit smoking but what are they, are they the same thing and does it even matter? The key to quitting smoking easily and happily without feeling any sense of loss is to understand how smoking works. Let’s be blunt here – smoking …

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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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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 …

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! 1. Your eyes will be whiter. One of the first things …

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 …