You might be able to justify a "treat yourself" purchase, but all those little treats add up to one big, stressful bill. What's it really costing you?
We usually caution against retail therapy — it's so wasteful! — but if you're gonna, at least try to reduce some of the harm.
Every little bit helps. Make your avarice and consumption a force for good in the world by shopping with smarts — and care.
Resist the retail therapy urge and instead spend the day broadening your horizons, reconnecting with a friend, or participating in one of these 48 other pastimes.
"Retail therapy" — shopping to help you feel better — is typically viewed with scorn. But some recent findings suggest that shopping can make you happy...if you do it right.
They don't call it "retail therapy" for nothing. Uncontrolled, emotional spending has a lot in common with other addicitons and eating disorders. One of these shared traits is the
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