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Signs Your Shopping Is Out Of Control

Women and shopping go hand in hand. It’s something they do frequently whether buying clothes and shoes or things the family needs and wants. Shopping is a lot of fun, and in many instances has been regarded as therapeutic. Be that as it may, if your love of shopping gets out of hand, it can cause a world of problems ranging from financial issues to relational drama. The question is, however, how do you know when your shopping habits are out of control? 

Signs Your Shopping Is Out Of Control

You Experience a High

Do you feel a great sense of happiness almost like a high or euphoria after you’ve finished shopping? If so, this is something you want to be careful with. Your brain is releasing a chemical known as dopamine which is associated with feeling good. If you keep shopping with the hopes of obtaining that same “high” every time, this could very well be a sign that you suffer from a shopping or behavioral addiction [Read more…]

How To Be Safe When Shopping Online

Isn’t it great that technology has come so far that you can purchase things you want and need with a few clicks? No more hopping from store to store, fighting your way through the crowds, or waiting in long lines. All you need is an internet connection, and internet-capable device, and a few minutes and you can have just about anything you want to be shipped right to your door. 

How To Be Safe When Shopping Online

As convenient and easy as shopping online can be, however, it’s not the safest form of shopping. There are predators like fake businesses, hackers, and thieves that will steal your information and/or your merchandise. Trying to untangle all the mess they cause can take time and even cost you more money. That’s why it’s important to shop safely. Below, are a few tips to use when shopping online to avoid running into problems.  [Read more…]

Baby Shower Gift Ideas for New Dads (or Dads to Be)

Though mothers bear the brunt of pregnancy and labor, expecting a child is a milestone in both the mom and dad to be’s life. Unfortunately, however, most baby shower gifts are centered around mom and baby only. There are cute outfits, bibs, pampers, and bottles for baby and nursing pillows, pumps, and spa gift cards for mom. But what about dad? 

Baby Shower Gift Ideas for New Dads (or Dads to Be)

Dads will also share in the journey of raising this child. So why wouldn’t he appreciate a gift to help make that journey easier (or just plain fun)? Whether you’re shopping for your husband, son, brother, or cousin, here are some neat baby shower gift ideas that he will appreciate and actually use: [Read more…]

5 Items Caregivers Can Treat Themselves With To Relieve Stress

As a caregiver for the elderly, whether in a professional capacity or taking care of a loved one, it’s easy to get worn out, stressed, and quite a bit overwhelmed. After all, you’re trying to take care of not one, but two households. What you need to realize is that being a caregiver is something that you should be super proud of, but that a caregiver is not all that you are. 

5 Items Caregivers Can Treat Themselves With To Relieve Stress

It’s important to be able to recognize the symptoms of caregiver stress and do something to relieve that stress right away. In this blog, you will find a few ways you can treat yourself as a caregiver, and hopefully, they will help all that stress melt away.  [Read more…]