Recovering Shopaholic Resources List

Useful Resources - Courses and BooksThe following is a list of programs and books that I feel may be useful to the readers of “Recovering Shopaholic.”  All of the resources listed on this page have been personally vetted by me.  I have taken the courses and read the books that I recommend here and give them my stamp of approval.

If you have any other resources you’d like to recommend, please connect with me to share them. Once I have a chance to check them out, I will add the ones I like to the list.  I will also periodically add new resources to this page as I become aware of them.

* Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links.  Recovering Shopaholic will receive a small commission if you purchase any of these items.  Thank you for your support! 

Online Courses / Programs:

Dress With Less MicrocourseProject333 button – If you’re interested in doing the Project 333 minimalist fashion challenge, this course includes all you need to get started!  The course is a week long and includes 9 PDF worksheets, as well as playlists to inspire you while you’re sorting through your closet.  You’ll also be given access to a private Facebook group, where you’ll find lots of people ready to answer your questions and cheer you on.  I took this course prior to starting Project 333 and found it very informative, helpful, and supportive.  I highly recommend it!

My Year Without Clothes ShoppingShop Your Wardrobe – Former shopaholic Jill Chivers has created two online programs for compulsive shoppers. “Conscious Clothes Shopping 6 Week Mini-Course” is a short course that provides you with the input to start improving your relationship to shopping. “My Year Without Clothes Shopping” is a comprehensive full-year course with monthly themes that touch upon all of the key issues related to compulsive shopping. I took both programs and wholeheartedly recommend them!

Svelte in StyleSvelte in Style:  How to Look and Feel Great While Losing Weight – Do you put off buying clothes until you lose weight?  Do you have no idea how to dress your changing body shape?   This program from Imogen Lamport of “Inside Out Style” and Jill Chivers of “Shop Your Wardrobe” is an interactive workbook full of information and exercises that are helpful for all women, not just those on a weight loss journey!  This book addresses the emotions and habits that may be sabotaging your weight health, how to best dress your body in its current and changing shape, and how to eat and exercise healthily.  See my review of this book HERE.

Living with Ease:  The Mindful Way to Dissolve Stress
Living with Ease E-Course – Do you feel frayed, frazzled, or fried far too often?  This program from Sandra Pawula of “Always Well Within” is a complete road map to dispel stress and prevent it from overpowering you again.  The self-study format allows you to move at your own stress-free pace, without the pressure of daily e-mails or group participation.  You will receive 30 carefully crafted lessons in one, easy to open PDF file.

Books on Shopping Psychology & Ethics:

Style-Related Books:

Gray Hair Transition Books

Miscellaneous Personal Development Books: