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Stress

  1. happypuppy profile image65
    happypuppyposted 6 years ago

    Shopping helps me to relief my stress.  Does it help you?

    1. paradigmsearch profile image91
      paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      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.

      Or

      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. smile

      1. happypuppy profile image65
        happypuppyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Stress will always be there.  It all depends how we view it.  Stress by itself is not a bad thing, but it can become destructive when we attach our emotions to it.

        1. paradigmsearch profile image91
          paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          +1

    2. RKHenry profile image77
      RKHenryposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      God no. Spending money is not what I consider a stress reliever.  Not this day and age of recessions and foreclosures.

      1. happypuppy profile image65
        happypuppyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Spending money wisely is good.  Our economy is not in good shape.  However, the flip side of it is that prices, depending on what you buy, can be good for us, the consumers.

  2. mega1 profile image79
    mega1posted 6 years ago

    of course, both shopping and sushi are good stress-relievers - however, they can be expensive.  A nice nap is cheaper!

    1. happypuppy profile image65
      happypuppyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      haha...a good way to relieve stress.

  3. princess g profile image59
    princess gposted 6 years ago

    I don't shop for stress relief. It actually stresses me out to shop. I really hate spending money, even on things i need.

    1. happypuppy profile image65
      happypuppyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Actually, I know some people like you, princess g, that shopping gives them more stress.  Hope you find your stress relief solution...maybe listening to music?

  4. schoolgirlforreal profile image82
    schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years ago

    I like shopping but I have no money which makes it stressful when shopping cause I have to add everything up in my head.

  5. happypuppy profile image65
    happypuppyposted 6 years ago

    I totally agree schoolgirlforreal.....have you tried "window shopping"?  It's quite fun just to look at stuff.

    1. schoolgirlforreal profile image82
      schoolgirlforrealposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      hey puppy j/k lol
      yes window shopping can be fun :-)
      I do however shop for myself as a treat or needed and that can be fun like buying a new dress esp after i've lost weight wink smile

      1. happypuppy profile image65
        happypuppyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        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.

  6. profile image0
    klarawieckposted 6 years ago

    meditating helps... just finding a quiet place where I can level out my energy. If I'm able to do that for 20 minutes every day, I'm happy. wink

    1. happypuppy profile image65
      happypuppyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Meditation is good too.  Glad that it helps you.  I don't meditate that often but I find myself talking to myself sometimes, and in the process my mind become clearer.

  7. profile image0
    Sherlock221bposted 6 years ago

    No, I find shopping very stressful.  And buying things to clutter my house even more will cause further stress.  I agree that meditation is one of the best cures for stress.

    1. profile image0
      klarawieckposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I'm with you, Sherlock. I can't stand stores which explains why I have a very poor wardrobe! hmm I also hate having a cluttered house. Goodwill loves me!

      1. happypuppy profile image65
        happypuppyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Sherlock and klarawieck - I believe you two are very neat.

  8. Stacie L profile image88
    Stacie Lposted 6 years ago

    I hate to shop as well..and many people "shop ' but never buy anything...some buy and return it all ...and I think they get a rush from looking and imagining..
    smile

    1. happypuppy profile image65
      happypuppyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Hmm...then those people who shop like that might be more stressful.

  9. profile image49
    Ratanakposted 6 years ago

    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.

    1. happypuppy profile image65
      happypuppyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      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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