Beat Your Shopping Addiction

Shopping just seems so innocent and fun, it’s hard to believe it can spiral out of control into a full-blown addiction. If you get caught in this dangerous whirlwind, there are ways to beat your shopping addiction. Start with what triggers you to shop. For many, it is an intense emotion that pushes the urge to go shopping. From this, you can understand what emotional need shopping fills for you. Then take shopping out of that equation and replace it with a healthier way to fill that need, and even avoid your favorite shopping haunts completely. Finally, find a support system to help you through your addiction recovery.

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By Carrie Rattle

Carrie Rattle is a Principal at, a website for women focused on mind and money behaviors. She has worked in the financial services industry for 20+ years and hopes to inspire women to better prepare themselves for financial independence. Read More