1. Shop only from a list
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Using a list keeps you focused. Write down what you need, take that to the store and do not buy anything that’s not on the list. It’s that simple.
Actually, it might be wise to create two lists: groceries and to-dos. Keep the lists on the fridge, in an app or at another central location. Train family members to add to the grocery list when they’ve used the last of something.
Making lists clears your head and helps calm you when you’re on overload. Binge shopping often is a refuge from stress, so keeping stress from escalating is key.