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[Allen Carr] Quit smoking [seminar in Zürich]

Does anyone know where I can take the Allan Carr seminar to quit smoking in english in Zurich?
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Old 04.09.2011, 20:22
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Re: [Allen Carr] Quit smoking [seminar in Zürich]

I've always thought that the fact that Allen Carr died of lung cancer slightly detracts from the appeal of his courses. But he did manage to quit for a couple of decades, I'll give him that.

As for where any seminars might be held in Zürich, sorry, I don't know. But he wrote numerous books -- have you got hold of any of them?
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Re: [Allen Carr] Quit smoking [seminar in Zürich]

Sorry to barge in - but I somehow picked up the question on our Google Alert this morning.

22 Yards - I appreciate why you feel that Allen dying of lung cancer detracts from the appeal of Allen's courses - although this opinion is probably based on not knowing that after he stopped smoking Allen spent years in smoke-filled rooms helping groups of smokers to get free. It does appear that he paid the ultimate price for that (as recently as 8 years ago Allen Carr sessions throughout the world were still held in an environment where smokers could smoke throughout the session....these days - due to legal requirements - smoking breaks are provided throughout the sessions instead of in the session room). Shortly before his death Allen was asked if treating smokers at the expense of his own health had been worth it and he replied that given his method had cured millions of smokers worldwide he wouldn't change a thing (he also said that since he stopped smoking he'd been the happiest man alive and would certainly have been dead a decade earlier had he not stopped smoking when he did).

I hope that sheds a little light on the issue (and thank you so much for pointing chefai towards the books).

On the other hand chefai - there are occasional English language sessions in Switzerland but these are normally corporate sessions which are not open to the public. Perhaps the nearest thing to attending a live course is the webcast seminar. Click on the USA flag on www.allencarr.com for details of that (it is only normally available in North America but I'll be happy to arrange a dispensation for you if you would like to go ahead with that. Just mention this if you contact the webcast team). All the best John
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Re: [Allen Carr] Quit smoking [seminar in Zürich]

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Does anyone know where I can take the Allan Carr seminar to quit smoking in english in Zurich?
If you are really motivated to quit smoking then just find his book - The Easy Way to Stop Smoking. Only the first 70-80 pages were enough for me to quit smoking. It is my 4th year without smoke after 17 years of daily smoking.

Good luck!
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I've always thought that the fact that Allen Carr died of lung cancer slightly detracts from the appeal of his courses.
What???? He's dead??? NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

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Re: [Allen Carr] Quit smoking [seminar in Zürich]

Find a course if you can. Or read the book. It is worth the effort. I quit 13 months ago, and haven't smoked once. Mind, I do have serious health issues that encourage it. But Carr helped, for sure.
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