Steps for Keeping Compulsive Shopping in Check

It is easy for compulsive shopping to spiral deeply out of control, and you may not even realize when these habits start down such a dangerous path. Compulsive shoppers report feelings of control during shopping, creating a false sense of empowerment and full control over their shopping behavior. Although it can provide a relief through disconnect from everyday life, compulsive shopping is a destructive behavior and identifying your underlying thoughts and feelings can help rein in compulsive shopping behavior. Chipping away at the roots of problem behaviors takes time and a lot of patience, but if you’re looking to free yourself from your compulsions you have to get to the bottom of them.
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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