Emotional Spending: 6 Ways to Avoid Shopping Therapy

Emotional spending AKA shopping therapy can be avoided once we realize why we are spending money to make ourselves feel better. Emotional spending isn’t just about buying clothes or whipping out a credit card to click “buy now” on Amazon.

It’s more about the relief, distraction, and satisfaction that spending money can give us.

We pick up snacks in hope of feeling better, spend money on alcoholic beverages, and blame how we feel that day on all the things we do not have. It’s natural to want more, this greed is what prompts us to fulfill our goals.

To reach for things that once felt unattainable and to make our environment something more desirable.

What is emotional spending?

Wanting more is not a bad thing. The desire for more is in no way binary but this blog