Compulsive Buying Making You Feel Isolated?
Knowing That You’re Not Alone Can Make A Big Difference
Do you feel alone, isolated, ashamed, or gulity about your shopping problem. So many of us do, which makes it so much harder to tackle.
Knowing that you’re not alone can make a big difference. Although you might have a hard time finding people who can relate to your struggles, there are quite a few resources to turn to, so reports Jill Chivers.
Recently featured on the Australian television show “A Current Affair,” Jill talked about what inspired her to begin talking openly with hundreds of people around the world about her addiction.
Jill remembers all too well what it felt like to believe that she was alone in her fight against compulsive buying, so she began “My Year Without Clothes Shopping” to let her viewers know that there are actually many people in their same position.
You can watch Jill on “A Current Affair” in the video below. In addition to reassuring listeners that they aren’t alone, she also talks about the rising popularity of online shopping which can easily trigger compulsive buying.
In addition to Jill’s wonderful video, we’ve also included some other useful resources, put together by Debbie Roes of Recovering Shopaholic: Trade Your Full Closet for a Full Life:
- Book: Daily Reader for Compulsive Debtors and Spenders
- Online Course: Conscious Clothes Shopping 6-Week Mini Course
- Online Course: My Year Without Clothes Shopping
- Podcast: I Can’t Stop Spending
- Blog: Getting Out From Going Under
- Program: Stopping Overshopping Text Messaging Program
- Program: Debtors Anonymous (you don’t need to be in debt to benefit)
- Software Program: YNAB