To Feel (Chivers, 2010) It has been proved time and again that when you buy something new and fancy, it gives you a temporary enhancement and you feel much better for some time. (Ridgway, Kukar- Kinney, and Monroe 2008)When we shop, we experience good feeling like shopping enjoyment :)
To overcome The absence of feeling boredom or anything that significant always leads people to the shopping malls and they end up purchasing stuff.When we bored, we tend to buy things that we already have.
ForYou may be aware that window is anentertainment that is indulged in by many people. However, italso leads to them buying stuff that so many things becomesdifficult to resist. Ooopppsss! End up purchasing items .
Peer The need to be recognized in social circles of their life and the need to impress their friends is reason why people keep buying stuff. Its also related to the factor of low self- esteem (Faber and O’Guinn 1992) where they feel that they are not style enough compared to others.
This happen to many people who lettheir influence theirmind to end up buying a lot ofdifferent stuff at the same time.Shopping is able to manage A shopaholics frequent spending may come from deeper personal issues.their mood state (Lee, Mysyk 2003).
AVOID FROM FALLING FOR Don’t Buy Just Because It’s On Sale.
Doing nothing often leads to temptations that are hard to resist like go toKEEP YOURSELF If you were NOT busy enough, you will end up doing stuff that you would not have expected.Focus more on your career (Tong, 1998)
Swiping Credit Card Increasingly access of credit card encourages to spend more than they want. Use cash instead of credit card. Set a budget.‘‘it certainly not feels like you’reactually use your money if youuse credit cards’’ (Lee, Mysyk2003)
Bring And Stick To Them A good solutionwas to write down Shop witha list of the things a list (Chivers, 2010). you want to buy.
“Sometimes I window shop online to find great deals. And also, I being at the mall. I just really like being out and walking around looking at stuff!”“We are a !!!!We shop when we were bored, we shopwhen in need, and we even shop for fun!”
I am shopaholic. I love to get good deals. Tome the fun of is "finding"a great deal. How else can I get the high of agreat deal? “We need to go shopping several times a week or we will feel an empty inside. We cant stop buying girls things and many things. We LOVE stuff”
like to buy somethingfor themselves to balance theirown needs but they also increasetheir problems and they need asuitable treatment.We know that we are theowner of our life. Wecan make our life different if we doour best to plan it in a right way.
"Fashions fade, style is eternal."— Yves Saint-Laurent is eternal." "Fashions fade, style - Yves Saint-Laurent “I always say shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist.” -Tammy Faye Bakker “Win or lose, we go shopping after the election.” - Imelda Marcos
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