12 Tips for Curbing Impulsive Shopping


Determine if you have obsessive compulsive disorder

Accept that you have a problem

Never go shopping without a list

Use cash instead of credit or debit cards

Only take enough cash to cover your expected purchases

Determine if your problem is worse when you are alone or with others

Wait 24 hours before making any purchases over a certain amount

Keep items in original packaging or tags on clothes for a few days

Know your shopping triggers

Make a list of low-cost activities you enjoy

Track your purchases

Work on a monthly budget

Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey


Eileen Bailey is an award-winning author of six books on health and parenting topics and freelance writer specializing in health topics including ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer. Her wish is to provide readers with relevant and practical information on health conditions to help them make informed decisions regarding their health care.