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Oniomania (n.) – an abnormal impulse for buying things

Beware this as we enter this last week before the festivities crescendo!

Shop Till You Drop [Humble Dollar] – “HERE’S A RECIPE FOR disaster: a good internet connection, plenty of storage space, lots of time on your hands—and credit cards.”

Help with Christmas: Free gifts and resources for low-income families [Wealthy Single Mommy] – “Need help buying Christmas gifts this year? You may be eligible to participate in one of these organizations below that help financially struggling families get free Christmas toys for their kids. For holiday gifts for low-income families, keep reading about Christmas assistance programs.”

Five Ways Mindfulness Helps You Age Better [Greater Good Magazine] – “As I get older, I notice that my peers and I are starting to lose some of the abilities we once took for granted. Aging brings unwelcome changes in our physical fitness, joint health, cognition, and more. And, of course, our pending mortality looms larger for us than it did in our youth. What can we do to have more health and happiness in that later part of life? One possibility is to become more mindful.”