It always feels good to treat ourselves but we could be doing it too much.
A recent survey found that consumers spend an average of $450 a month on impulse buys, which comes out to $5,400 extra each year.
But researchers say they believe they've found a way to curb those impulses.
They say the key is to just pause and think -- reflect on recently used personal items. It will help you calm those urges and you'll be less tempted.