Define Shopping Addiction

Shopping addiction also referred to as omniomania is probably the most socially reinforced behavioral addictions. Advertisers work hard to come up with compelling ads that push people to purchase various products. Politicians on the other hand encourage citizens to spend so that the economy can grow. With consumerism taking the center place in lives of […]

What Is Compulsive Buying Disorder (CBD)?

Compulsive buying disorder (CBD), also known as shopping disorder is the compulsion to spend money, regardless of financial means or need. While many people enjoy shopping, compulsive shopping can cause severe consequences for the addict as it is a mental health disorder. Shopping addiction may be to particular products such as jewelry, shoes or clothes, […]

5 Ways to Stop Shopping Addiction (From a Shopaholic’s Point of View)

This is a guest post.  Please be nice. 1. Do not bring your credit cards all the time (especially in the malls) Admit it, having your credit card with you boosts your confidence when you enter a mall or an area where paying is almost possibly present. It’s amazing how those little plastic cards can […]

Shopaholics: We’ve Got The Most Expensive Disease

Alcoholism and Substance abuse are the two main addictions that come to mind when asked about addiction types. People who suffer from these two kinds of addiction usually catch their family’s attention no matter how they try to hide it. There is this one kind of addiction that seldom gets the attention of anyone as […]

Spotting the Shopaholic in You

A shopaholic is an individual who has an uncontrollable urge to keep shopping even if they do not need the items they purchase. For most people shopping offers an easy access to feeling good, away from problems of different scales. It starts with buying one thing or another for that great feeling after a tough […]

Important Details About Hoarding

  Hoarding is a condition where a person collects a number of items but has a problem when it comes to disposing them when they are not needed or valuable anymore.  This usually leads to disorganization and immerse clutter that disrupts or even threatens a person’s safety and health. This could also lead to distress […]

How to stop being a Shopaholic

There are people who get intrigued by new tags, clearance items, shopping bags, sales and the mere idea of buying something new. Often, such people are shopaholics though they do not realize or accept the fact and as such, they end up buying things on impulse. Being a shopaholic can be a daunting thing and […]

How to Deal with Hoarding Relatives

  Hoarding is a condition where a person collects many unnecessary items and sometimes animals and has a hard time getting rid of them. This usually changes their lifestyle in a negative way. When a relative is diagnosed with the condition there are ways you are supposed to deal with them in order to help […]

Simple steps on how to help a Hoarder

People with hoarding disorders know they have a problem but are afraid of accepting this fact. Yet, for them to get help and recover from this problem, they have to accept that they have a problem. Hoarding is a serious emotional illness and for one to reclaim their life, they have to get professional help. […]

How to Avoid getting into Hording

Hoarding is one of the activities that might bring you a lot of problems and trouble and change your life for the worst. You have probably read articles, seen television shows or even heard about the dangers that surround this type of situation. To be on the safe side, it is best to take some […]