We all joke about retail therapy
but this isn't funny at all.
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
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.