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Meditation can help shopaholics

Practising mindfulness has had a big impact on addicts, reports Alison Armstrong

AT THIS time of year, there seems to be a cultural obsession with shopping. First, we were buying for Christmas; now, we are assaulted with the January sales. For most of us, once this season has passed, we return to a more normal level of day-to-day consumption.

But not all of us: there is a portion of the population (believed to be about 5.5 per cent) for whom shopping and buying is an addiction. The media have displayed "shopaholics" as a joke, but the reality is that this often ...

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