By Adrienne Dellwo, About.com Guide November 18, 2011
Holiday Blog Classic: The Horrors of Shopping
- Crowded, noisy places can send us into anxiety attacks.
- All the chaos is likely to make brain fog kick in to overdrive.
- Having to walk through several stores then stand in long lines to pay is probably more physical exertion than most of us can handle.
Holiday shopping is a little frightening and overwhelming to me. I only survive it by making lists, planning carefully, dragging my husband along most of the time, and using a cane or wheelchair when I need to (in spite of how strange it may feel). And early morning on Black Friday? Forget it! I’ll be home in bed.
As you think about those dreaded shopping trips this year, it can help to have ways to take the dread out of the deed! Read this:
What helps you get through holiday shopping, or the season itself, without crashing? Do you have a strategy or do you just wing it and hope for the best? Have you had any shopping nightmares, or any funny foggy moments? Leave your comments below!