Replace Presents with Your Presence - Declutter Holiday Shopping
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 3:29PM
Laura J. Moore

 

According to Shopaholics Anonymous, there are six types of "shopaholics," a term coined in 1984.

  1. Compulsive - shop when feeling emotional distress.
  2. Trophy - shop for the perfect item.
  3. Image - shop to be seen as a big spender, often for flashy items.
  4. Bargain - shop for items they don’t need because they are on sale.
  5. Bulimic - shop in a vicious cycle of buying and returning.
  6. Collectors - shop until they own every available option of a set.

To learn more about shopping addictions, click here.

 

Collectively, we can change the tidal wave of clutter in our homes by changing our own shopping habits.

 

Shop differently. Shop less. Shop with intention. 

What you gift now will last forever in someone's memory. 
No waste at all!  

Shop In Your Home FIRST
Why wait until you die to give stuff away to the people you love? Jewelry, art, kitchen pots, your grandparents' love letters - something someone has admired or you know they will appreciate. Are you decluttering or downsizing now? Great. Your clutter can be someone else's treasure now!

  1. Make a list of people to whom you want to give gifts. 
  2. Stroll through your home. 
  3. Find things you know a person will really love or appreciate.

Benefits: 
Save time, money and reduce your stress. Enjoy!
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