By Gretchen Hofing
This time of the year, “the need” to shop can be pervasive, making its way into nearly everything you do. Shopping for holiday gifts for others, perhaps shopping for yourself with the sales and deals that come before and directly after big holidays. What about all of those gatherings and parties? Shopping for food, drinks, or that perfect host/hostess gift can also take a lot of time.
The good news is you’re in control and can decide how much time and resources you want to invest in shopping. During this often busy time of year, make an appointment with yourself to reserve a block of time for planning. Then think about the following:
Finally, find some time to enjoy and relax this season. Feel good that you had a plan and stuck to it. And as the next year starts, remember you can implement these steps and process all year long and maybe, just maybe, the next time a busy season rolls around you’ll already be prepared.
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