Ergonomic Pieces to Buy In Your Next Retail Therapy Session

18 May 2022

There are those who are sad or stressed that want to just feel their emotions out. They cry up to the point that they don’t have tears to cry anymore. They might feel restless or too tired to do anything that they end up not doing anything. Eventually though, they would get tired and do something to make themselves feel better.

The first stage of healing might involve band-aid solutions, activities, or gifts that they would resort to for temporary relief. While this does not completely heal a person’s wounds or take out the problem that’s been the cause of stress, sadness, depression, or anxiety, it can help a person breathe a sigh of relief for a while.

There are various ways that people try to uplift their moods. For instance, some will watch their feel-good movies or sitcoms for a good laugh. Before they know it, the day has already passed with them just chilling and laughing the whole sum of it. There are those who will eat their hearts out. It’s food that relieves them from stress so they would eat and eat until they are merry and hopefully have forgotten what’s making them sad in the first place. Some would ask their friends to go on a food trip that could lead to a drinking session. There are those who choose to have a pamper day. They visit the salon for a new look, have their nails beautified, and get a relaxing massage at the spa. There are some who want to escape and need a change of scenery to clear their heads. They book a trip to a destination they’ve never been to and set themselves for an adventure of a lifetime. While there are those who find that retail therapy is the best kind of cheerleader. They go to the malls or visit one online shop to another, browsing through products they would either buy or save in their carts.

Have you ever wondered what makes retail therapy so effective? For one, it gives the shopper a sense of control. You have your credit card ready and here are a number of choices you can pick and select to add to your cart and checkout. You feel that there are circumstances in your life right now that you don’t have control over so you look for something that you can control which in this case is shopping. Others like retail therapy as a form of reward. After stressful times at work or in school, all they want is to reward themselves with the latest It-shoe or bag that they’d want to take home and claim as theirs. There are those who resort to retail therapy because it gives them happiness. The body produces the hormone dopamine that makes them feel good for finally getting up from bed, going to the mall, and looking at vibrant store displays. Some like retail therapy because it’s a form of distraction. For hours, they wouldn’t have to think about what’s causing them stress. They can also divert their thoughts into what they would look like or what they would do with what they bought.

Retail therapy, unfortunately, can become addicting. When it becomes addictive, the shopper may lose control of how he or she budgets money and may incur debt or have no money left for his or her needs.

We don’t want anyone to be a victim of a shopping addiction as it’s never a wise use of hard-earned money. So what can you do to stop a shopping addiction? First, you have to be honest with yourself that you do have a problem with excessive shopping. Second, you can get a support group or a financial counselor to help you with the way you handle your money. The third is to make a habit of tracking all your purchases. In this way, you have an idea of where your money is going and what areas of it you should cut. Fourth is to shop wisely. You shouldn’t just buy things because they look pretty or flashy to you at the moment. Consider what value it will add to your life. We recommend investing your money in items that will upgrade the quality of your everyday life, and not worsen it.

For instance, your stress might be causing you to slack off at work. You need to invest in tools that will help you focus and stay alert while finishing your tasks. You need something to still promote good health, lessen physical discomfort, and provide you with a luxurious working experience so that you’ll be more motivated to work.

Here are some products from FlexiSpot that you can invest in, just in case you get another inkling to shop mindlessly again:

1. Kana Bamboo Standing Desk

This FlexiSpot standing desk is everyone’s favorite. It’s not only eco-friendly with its use of a bamboo desktop, but it also looks very elegant, using lateral compression technology to retain a natural bamboo finish. It is free of moisture, insects, and scratches because the bamboo is coated with a water-resistant 2H lacquer. The standard height range of a Kana Bamboo Standing Desk is from 28” all the way up to 47.6” so it can cater to varying heights of people. Moreover, it features two keypad options: one that is basic with simple up and down buttons and one that is an advanced all-in-one keypad with three programmable presets.

2. Soutien Ergonomic Office Chair.

This ergonomic office chair features a 3D lumbar support system, 135-degree lounge tilt, and 4D adjustable armrests. The elegantly curved backrest will conform to the neck and spine that will provide the maximum headrest and lumbar support. The armrests are adjustable in four dimensions that contour effortlessly to the arms and elbows. It is made of Italian-imported chenille and K+R temperature-sensitive fiber that will provide maximum ventilation and the most delicate of fabrics. It also features the best-in-industry Samhongsa Class 4 Gas Lift which guarantees that this chair will be able to handle whatever you throw at it.

3. V9 Pro Home Office Height Adjustable Cycle Desk Bike

This FlexiSpot product can help anyone squeeze a workout at any time. It has comfortable pedals that hardly make any noise during pedaling, meaning it can be used comfortably even while in meetings and having other people in the house. The bike features a calorie tracker to monitor progress and a customizable cardio with adjustable resistance levels. The height of the seat can be adjusted according to one’s desire and the removable keyboard tray may be used as a desktop. It’s compact and reliable which FlexiSpot customers love.