Retail Therapy

We’ve all been known to do a little window shopping. Gazing at outfits on display, wondering how much the items must cost, where they could actually be worn, or simply convincing yourself that you don’t need it!

Common amongst many of us… (Photo by: Gyorgy Bakos)

But sometimes we just need to splurge a little. Whether it’s for a special occasion or it’s a way to cope with something happening in your life, there is no doubt, you will feel better after making your purchases, according to Amy Morin. Going on a shopping spree can be quite therapeutic; we walk away with a sense of control as we regulate what is taken into our lives.

Of course, too much retail therapy has many drawbacks such as buyer’s remorse, going into debt and more.

Too much is too much (Photo by:

That being said, it’s important to remember that moderation is key. As long as you don’t go overboard, you should be able to avoid unfavourable outcomes.

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