October 31, 2014
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Harmless Retail Therapy or Shopaholism?

Harmless Retail Therapy or Shopaholism?

Everyone enjoys a little shopping, a stroll in the mall, or discovering a great sale - it's a harmless pick-me-up that makes us all feel good. But how do you know when some harmless retail therapy is turning into a shopping addiction?

Are you a shopaholic?Are you a shopaholic?

Dressing sharp and looking good certainly can improve our confidence and give us the boost we need to go after success. But when do we become too reliant on the clothes, the newest electronic gadgets, and the other must-have purchases to feel good about ourselves? What are the warning signs and the shopping patterns of a shopaholic? More...

Why do you keep doing what you don't want to do?Why do you keep doing what you don't want to do?

People with a shopping problem know well the feelings of guilt and distress that comes with not being able to control a shopping urge. Find out more about the causes of shopaholism and how it affects you. More...

Getting help and treatment for your shopping addictionGetting help and treatment for your shopping addiction

The first step to getting help is to acknowledge that you have a shopping problem. Once you have taken this giant step, you will have the motivation to look for help. Learn more about where to get help and your therapy options. More...

Changing your shopping habitsChanging your shopping habits

After you've admitted to your shopping addiction, it's time to do the hard work of getting control back in your life and developing healthier shopping habits. More...

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