Retail Therapy Or An Exciting Weekend Getaway?
Did you have a bad month at the office? Or get into an argument with your BFF?
Either one is frustrating, but there are solutions. You could boost your mood by going shopping.
Authors A. Selin Atalay and Margaret G. Meloy published a paper in Psychology & Marketing titled "Retail therapy: A strategic effort to improve mood". Apparently it is not only a rumor. Science has confirmed that retail therapy is an effective coping mechanism for anger, pain and frustration. The authors concluded that "retail therapy has lasting positive impacts on mood".
We are the last to disagree. We would like to suggest an alternative, though. Instead of adding to your shoe collection, why don't you plan an exciting weekend getaway? Arrange a lovely travel companion through THE MALE COMPANION and discover a new city. A weekend filled with sightseeing, lovely dinners, dancing and passion will probably create more lasting memories than another pair of Christian Louboutin's...