DEFEND YOURSELF AGAINST THESE BLACK FRIDAY WORD TRIGGERS

DEFEND YOURSELF AGAINST THESE BLACK FRIDAY WORD TRIGGERS This year, our Master Money Coach, Carrie Rattle, MBA, CDFA wrote our traditional Black Friday blog post. Carrie is available for individual coaching and guided self-help coaching. I was reading a catalog yesterday to find a window blind. One summary describing a certain blind and curtains read… Continue reading DEFEND YOURSELF AGAINST THESE BLACK FRIDAY WORD TRIGGERS

Behavioral Addiction Recovery: A Guide for Families, Friends, Colleagues, and Roommates

We were recently introduced to an excellent article, Behavioral Addiction Recovery: A Guide for Families, Friends, Colleagues, and Roommates. What defines a behavioral addiction, how one develops, and how to support a loved one in recovery from a behavioral addiction are all covered in the piece. You can access the full guide here: onlinepsych.pepperdine.edu/blog/behavioral-addiction-recovery-tips/ *OnlinePsychology@Pepperdine,… Continue reading Behavioral Addiction Recovery: A Guide for Families, Friends, Colleagues, and Roommates

How to Keep Black Friday from Becoming Red Saturday

How to Keep Black Friday from Becoming Red Saturday This year we’re taking a different approach to connecting with you about holiday shopping and spending. Rather than write holiday blogposts, we’re holding several Facebook live events that we hope will feel like holiday experience gifts to each of you. As soon as those are scheduled,… Continue reading How to Keep Black Friday from Becoming Red Saturday

How to Resist the Perfect Storm of August Overshopping Triggers

How to Resist the Perfect Storm of August Overshopping Triggers The end of summer can be one of the most challenging times of the year for overshoppers. Three compelling sources: end of summer sales, back-to-school deals, and the new fall fashions all come together at the same time to create the “perfect storm” for compulsive… Continue reading How to Resist the Perfect Storm of August Overshopping Triggers

Can Time Away Promote Shopping Self-Awareness?

A vacation and time away with family can be an inadvertent opportunity for self-awareness, self-discovery, and reflection.  Recently, our friend and guest blogger Toni Marie took a long anticipated family vacation.  With humor and heart, she chronicles the triumphs and challenges of being on a family vacation during which strong urges to shop and buy… Continue reading Can Time Away Promote Shopping Self-Awareness?

Sale Brain: How to rewire yours

Sale Brain: How to Rewire Yours Don’t let discounts blind you to hard numbers. We have become obsessed with the word, “sale.” Dictionary.com, that 21st century OED we don’t have to find on the shelf, defines sale as a noun, with three related shades of meaning. Sale refers to: the act of selling. a quantity sold. opportunity… Continue reading Sale Brain: How to rewire yours

Fabric from Food Waste? No Need to Scrap Fashion

  Fabric from Food Waste? No Need to Scrap Fashion From dissolving thread, fabric made from food waste to clothes made from algae, the winners of this year’s Global Change Award are trying to plot a new way forward for a fashion industry that’s been too focused on disposable clothing. These innovative, out-of-the-box alternatives to… Continue reading Fabric from Food Waste? No Need to Scrap Fashion