Are your emotions in the driver’s seat when you go shopping, only to leave your brain in charge later with those feelings of guilt or regret? Instead of being a shopaholic, how can we be more conscious shoppers? Conscious shopping makes you feel good about each stage of shopping, before, during, and after, without having… Continue reading Conscious Shopping
Can you relate to this man’s story? He is a stay at home dad with a good part time job. He has three kids and has been married for over 20 years. He’s had an addiction to shopping for just as long. She makes most of the money and he’s racked up a “mountain of debt.”… Continue reading Is An Addiction To Shopping Ruining Your Marriage?
It’s fairly easy to find out how much is too much when it comes to clothes. Overflowing closets and overstuffed drawers that are impossible to shut are a pretty good clue! But when you’re a recovering shopaholic, downsizing your wardrobe can be the hardest part. For many people, it can seem like having more clothes… Continue reading How Many Clothes are Enough?
Can’t help shopping, but need to stop? What is there to do to quit this habit? In the words of a former shopping addict “it all starts with you.” Admit to yourself you have a problem. The piles of unused items in your house are probably already trying to tell you this. Many people justify… Continue reading Be the One to Stop Shopping Addiction
An A U.K. council clerk has been jailed for forging checks worth nearly $200,000 to feed her shopping addiction. Her scheme, getting legitimate checks signed by the council, then heating them up to wipe off the payee’s name, which she’d written in a special ink, and substitute in her own, was pretty clever. She managed… Continue reading Council Clerk’s Shopping Addiction Lands Her in Jail
Some shopaholics get a rush from making a big purchase. Others are addicted to getting a good deal, even if it’s on something they don’t really need. Which category do you fall in? A poll shows that an overwhelming amount of Indian consumers prefer to spend time looking for a deal: only 21% of Indian consumers… Continue reading How do you Shopaholic?
Is there a placebo for shopping? Taking a sugar pill doesn’t seem likely to help with online shopping addiction, but the Placebo Method is a way of overcoming shopaholism with small steps that you can start implementing right away. The aim is to avoid the stress, guilt, and other negative feelings that come with addiction.… Continue reading Placebo your Way out of Shopping Addiction?
If you’re a shopping addict and a procrastinator, these two activities are probably linked. Think about when you indulge in your shopping addiction. Is it when you’re particularly stressed out about something? Avoidance behavior is the more clinical term for procrastination; it’s what we do to avoid something stressful. Maybe you’re doing online shopping when… Continue reading Shopping Addiction: Avoidance Behavior
With so many sites available to help the millions of Americans suffering from shopping addiction, we are very proud to announce that Shopaholic No More has been named the number one site for shopaholics by badcredit.org! We’re approaching the 4,000 followers’ mark, which makes us almost twice as turned-to as other popular blogs for sufferers… Continue reading Shopaholic No More Voted #1 Blog for Compulsive Shoppers
Stacy Johnson of MoneyTalks had a great phrase for describing over shopping: “When your purchases shift from impulsive to compulsive, you might be a shopping addict.” Psychologists often label it “compulsive buying disorder.” Like other impulse-control issues, such as binge eating or gambling, whatever you decide to call shopaholism, it can easily spiral out of… Continue reading Curbing Shopping Tendencies