retail therapy


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retail therapy

n
jocular the action of shopping for clothes, etc, in order to cheer oneself up
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If you've ever found yourself swiping through your favorite online shops during breaks at work, or bookmarking items to add to your future shopping cart in your spare time, then you've probably felt the value of retail therapy in your life-maybe without necessarily recognizing its psychological benefits.
But is the retail therapy for real and does it actually help?
And while most women - 65% - said they enjoy retail therapy, unsurprisingly 44% of men claim to only shop when they have to.
BUSTLING Union Street shopping hub Retail therapy Visitors looking to shop 'til they drop will find plenty of retail therapy in Aberdeen.
LIKE many people I indulge in a spot of retail therapy now and again, whether it's to boost my mood after a stressful day or to reward myself for a personal achievement.
Here are my thoughts on when retail therapy may be helpful and when signs suggest it has become a problem.
It was found that lovelorn women who indulge in some retail therapy tend to shell out more than on any other shopping trip even when on "window-shopping", the Daily Express reported.
Now researchers agree that retail therapy can even help a person feel more in control of their environment.
Snap out of it; what we need is a crash course in summer retail therapy.
BRA queen Michelle Mone put her love-split behind her last night as she indulged in a bit of retail therapy.
com's Top 10 Airports for Shopping -- one each in North America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia -- where travelers can get in some retail therapy, or grab those last minute holiday gifts, as they wait for their flights.