They don?t call it retail therapy for nothing. Shopping can actually make you happy, a study has found. Treating yourself to something nice at the shops apparently has a ?lasting positive impact on mood? and leaves ?few if any negative emotional side-effects?.It is a find that will prompt a sigh of relief from ailing retailers.The study published in the Journal of Psychology and marketing in the U.S., concluded: ?Retail therapy purchases were overwhelmingly beneficial, leading to mood boosts and no regrets or guilt.?
Selin Atalay and Margaret Meloy, the authors of the study, Retail therapy: A strategic effort to improve mood, said retailers could learn from the findings. (Read more) Sometimes the answer to relieving stress is just serious retail therapy. To have a great shopping experience it is said that Sandton in Johannesburg in South Africa offers a superior level of shopping. Sandton city is referred to as one of Africa?s leading and most prestigious shopping centre?s and combines the abundant selection of stores offering exclusive brands of the finest selection of clothing, accessories, food, entertainment, home d?cor, leisure, health and beauty basically everything that you could possibly need.
Whatever your taste and budget, Sandton City makes everything possible being a one- stop-shop. Therefore next time you are feeling stressed and need to have a break from Ghana maybe it would be an idea to consider retail therapy ? consider Sandton city.