Thanksgiving is an opportune time to visualize how we would like to spend our holidays. An attitude of gratitude increases our contentment and decreases our desire for externally focused, immediate gratification.
As an experiment, peruse the shopping aisles while concentrating on what you have, rather than what you need. Counting your blessings can also leave you with more money to count.
For more insight on reducing impulse buying read this article from the NY Times.
Wishing you a satisfying holiday season,