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Shopping Stress

Materialistic People Turn To Shopping To Conquer Stress: Study

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 09.25.2013 | Home

People who score highly for materialism tend to turn to shopping -- and compulsive spending -- in the face of stress, according to a small new study f...

What You Need To Know About Stress Shopping

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.24.2013 | Home

Forget meditation and yoga: For many stressed-out Americans, the best remedy for a stressful day at work or the sting of a painful breakup is the smel...

Why Shopping Gives Us Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 03.19.2013 | Home

Shopping can be totally cathartic. Whether you're just browsing or in need of an entirely new wardrobe, perusing those racks can be the most exciting ...

10 Holiday Shopping Guidelines For The Soul

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 01.28.2013 | Home
Dr. Judith Rich

With a personal history of compulsive holiday shopping, I now eschew this activity altogether. Here's what I've learned from five years of recovery.

The Perils of Wrapping Paper: A Story of Consumer Expectation

Nathan Novemsky | Posted 02.06.2012 | Home
Nathan Novemsky

Here's a piece of advice for the last-minute shopper: if the gift you're about to give is less than ideal, then leave it unwrapped. You may just spread more cheer this season.

5 Ways To Reduce Shopping Stress

Leigh Vinocur, M.D. | Posted 01.24.2012 | Home
Leigh Vinocur, M.D.

Remember, if your stress is related to debt be strong before you hit the computer for those pre-Black Friday deals or set your alarm for 3 a.m. to be there when the doors open.