Ah, Shopping! The word expresses so many emotions. You can’t keep your fingers from browsing the shopping sites and whitening the stuff you come across while navigating. There might be a thousand of stuff on the wish list waiting to be added to the cart and followed by the shipping vans. So, in short, you generally desire the things you can’t afford at that particular moment.
The urge to loosen your pocket for money to slip out from it and buy the stuff you want is called shopping. So, anyhow the rush in our adrenaline convinces our brain to commit this deed called shopping. Now have you ever thought about where this feeling comes from, even when we’re broke? Even when we’re tired? The answer to this will be the answer to the question of what the purpose of going shopping is.
So, have a look at some of the reasons and let us know which of the reasons came to your mind too.
- Because you want to be a go-getter: You might be crushing on some cute dress that you saw somewhere but the main motivation came from the feeling that you don’t want to miss it from buying before the stock gets over.
- There is a thing called retail therapy: Have you ever tried doing things of your interest when you’re angry or perplexed? Researchers call it the “Placebo effect”. Let me elaborate it, on what the Placebo effect actually is. It is a beneficial effect produced for healing some uneased situations which is due to a person’s belief. It’s all in your mind. So, you can say shopping is a therapy for most of the people.
- Because you’ve been tricked: Trust me, it’s a trick web knitted by the business persons and you easily get trapped in that. And the best part of this is, you don’t even feel sad about being tricked.If we understand the chronology in this, first you will have to go somewhere, you will check your wardrobe and feel like you’ve nothing to wear, you will search for some stuff online, and to your surprise, you will instantly find a suitable dress for you. Then you will seriously feel like you’ve nothing to wear. Then they will recommend you things of your interest based on what you browsed last, on every non-commercial website you visit. And bang! You’re the next prey. That’s how manipulation works.
- Because you need to express yourself: Be it at an office party or a date, a marriage/festival at home, or Aunt Mary’s funeral. You always want to be noticed. And what could be a better way than to dress properly and rock the ramp? So, here comes another urge to go shopping.
Did you observe how related we feel to Online shopping in our day-to-day lives? Every occasion comes with joy and with the craving to shop as well. Now it’s your turn. Let us know what your motivation to shop is. We would love to hear you.