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Phone addictions are on the rise and this is how you can beat yours

Written by | Last Updated 12 August 2019

Reviewed by Paul Baker

The Mirror and New York Times Post feature Allen Carr’s ‘Smart Phone Dumb Phone: Free Yourself from Digital Addiction’

“Do you find it impossible to sit on a train, in a bar or even watch TV without checking your phone? Do you spend hours a day gaming?

Do you worry about missing out if you don’t check social media every few minutes?

These are all indications of digital or tech addiction, a fast-growing problem in the UK that has been linked to unprecedented levels of stress and isolation as well as sleep issues.

The Allen Carr books that have helped millions bust smoking, boozing, caffeine, stress and a host of other psychological issues are now helping people deal with that mesmerising little screen…


Addiction doesn’t have to be a substance, such as nicotine or alcohol. It can be based in a behaviour. And digital addiction is the new kid on the block.

Most digital users don’t even realise they are being controlled by their devices, but you may have a suspicion.

If you want to quit getting that phone out, but you can’t, or it’s extremely difficult and requires all your willpower, then you’re hooked……

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From the desk of John Dicey, Global CEO & Senior Facilitator, Allen Carr’s Easyway

Read full article in The Mirror

Read full article in The New York Times Post