When life slams you with a really, really big stress item, one of two events will occur.
A. You will either have a panic attack or heart attack.
B. A “circuit breaker” will kick in and suddenly all the stress just simply disappears.
The occurrence of one of these two events will take place about a week from the initial stress inducement. If it is event “B” that occurs, a side benefit is that trivial stuff won't bother you anymore.
That's a nice treat for yourself! We just need to be a wise consumer when we go shopping. I learned from experience. In the past, I have had bought things that I didn't use, although I bought them on sale. Now, I just buy things that I need because everything is so expensive nowadays.
I am a man who mostly enjoy playing soccer so much. However, I usually go to shop with friends rather than staying alone in my room. Sometime, my shopping is just a window one that walk for buying nothing and talking with friends. I really accept your idea that shopping makes you unstressful but for me, I desire to play sport if I have a stress.
Ratanak, I appreciate your sharing of sports as your cure for stress. Maybe that's the difference between men and women. In general, women like to shop more than men. I'm not too much into sports but like to play table tennis.
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