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Does Shopping Feel Good When You've Had a Bad Day?

Does Shopping Feel Good When You've Had a Bad Day?


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Talldiva45 Talldiva45 8 years
It really does help my mood on a bad day - even if I am just browsing. I just like to look through stores and get greta deals.
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 8 years
yes that is why I am always broke lol
tinabeana tinabeana 8 years
Spending only feels good when you've got all kinds of money... and when do I ever have all kinds of money just laying around?
Ms--Anonymous Ms--Anonymous 8 years
You tell me: My friend and I call it retail therapy lol we love it!! Sadly, in this economy those therapy sessions won't be happening so often.
356UIK 356UIK 8 years
Very rarely, but when I do it, it really does make me feel wonderful
fancifulfabi fancifulfabi 8 years
Buying new clothes makes me float with giddiness, I just come home and lay out all my finds and spend some time pairing them with things in my wardrobe - it's so uplifting! It's probably not the best habit, but it's very effective. Now that I think of it, yesterday I was going through something very stressful and I happened to be at Wal-Mart so I bought a bag of black licorice (which reminds me of my childhood) and instantly I felt my tension ease up a bit. Strange, no?
bengalspice bengalspice 8 years
I like getting myself something special ... like a new hat for winter, or a new dress to wear for work. That always makes me feel better because then I have something to look forward to wearing that is just for me.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
sometimes not even shopping can help my mood - typically i'll just choose to work out and pray that it helps me since spending money just makes me more miserable.
Frenched Frenched 8 years
Yes, it most definitely does! But I try to limit it to something simple, like a cup of STARBUCKS coffee. I try not to go too overboard because then I'll end up feeling bad that I spent too much money!
Chica8a Chica8a 8 years
:shopping: I agree LoveSarah !
Chica8a Chica8a 8 years
:shopping: I agree LoveSarah !
brandi07 brandi07 8 years
It usually does make me feel better, but I try to make it just a small purchase, like a new eyeshadow or something.
Black-Velveteen Black-Velveteen 8 years
:shopping: !!!!
Black-Velveteen Black-Velveteen 8 years
:shopping: !!!!
Tami715 Tami715 8 years
I'm a big believer in retail therapy :) Just last night, I spent about 4 hours shopping after work and now I all these great new work clothes and 2 pairs of hot boots! I couldn't be happier today!
Dana18 Dana18 8 years
It does cheer me up , But I try not to do that any more. It is to expensive. The worse the day the more i spend. I try to not sweat the small stuff and keep a positive attitude no matter what happens.
heartbreakerx62x heartbreakerx62x 8 years
Oh ya, it totally feels great!
psterling psterling 8 years
It only feels good if you have the money to spend. Otherwise I feel twice as bad. My go-to remedy is a hot bath and a cuddle on the couch with my husband and a glass of wine.
dcfashionista dcfashionista 8 years
It does make me feel better but I just buy lower cost items. Like a fashion mag or a cup of coffee.
Shopaholichunny Shopaholichunny 8 years
Yes usually! ;)
Shopaholichunny Shopaholichunny 8 years
Yes usually! ;)
supercoolnat supercoolnat 8 years
It's hit or miss with me. I have to be careful, because there are times when I go shopping to make me feel better, and then it backfires because I'm having a "fat" day, or nothing fits me right.
LoveSarah LoveSarah 8 years
It makes me feel better at first, and then I feel worse because I spend money I don't really have. It's like this evil cycle.
zcoral zcoral 8 years
I just did this last night, and I know it sounds awful, but I feel a lot better! I'm wearing new jeans and a new belt, and when I get home I have lots of new kitchen stuff to play with!
sonya-ina sonya-ina 8 years
I try to stay away from shopping if I'm in a bad mood, unless I know exactly what I want. If I just go to the mall and look for items, and find nothing that either fits, or I like, I end up in an even worse mood.
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