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Yes, Shopping can be an Addiction

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Janice Russell

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"This just called my name."

"I can't walk/drive past that store without buying something."

"If one is good, five are better."

Seemingly innocent comments which could reveal something deeper...compulsive overshopping.

How would you answer these questions:

  • Do you use shopping to destress?
  • Do you spend more than you can afford?
  • Do some of your purchases remain hidden or unused?
  • Do you associate guilt or shame with your shopping?

In this episode, Janice Russell, Master Organizer, will uncover some of the myths and truths associated with shopaholics. She will also discuss steps that can be taken either by the obsessive shopper or by friends of a compulsive buyer to try to manage their shopping habit.