Overcoming online shopping temptations this holiday season

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In an article for The Globe and Mail, Desautels Professor Ashesh Mukherjee delves into the hidden costs of living online, which can include the temptation to overspend on holiday shopping.

If human psychology dictates that we are predisposed to overspending, the rise of e-commerce only facilitates this. Rather than succumbing to the lures of consumerism, Prof. Mukherjee suggests spending the holidays volunteering, which leads to deeper feelings of satisfaction. 

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