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We conclude the 'Hoarding Disorder' is relevant in China, but care needs to be taken to differentiate pathological hoarding that is distressing to the individual and significantly interferes with social and occupational functioning from culturally sanctioned thriftiness that is not associated with either distress or social dysfunction.
26Treat thriftiness as if you're beating the system.
THIS week, I've mainly been Fed-up with condescending rich folk lecturing the masses about thriftiness.
On the farm, young Showalter meets her new baby brother, listens to stories and bedtime prayers, and begins to understand the virtue of thriftiness.
However, they are all aware that the policy of structural reform and thriftiness with measures fostering growth and infrastructure investments are the recipe for the Union's consolidation and mustering of new strength for the coming challenges, enlargement being one of them.
As customers, they have a good eye for quality, they respond well to the thriftiness of competitive pricing.
I've been analyzing retailers' advertising, and I've noticed a trend to focus on value for your money, celebrating thriftiness.
It was a shameful show of oafish single-mindedness from a Brit Abroad, but I had a reason for shunning Barca's gastronomic sensations - I was skint and BK was the only thriftiness I knew.
But new technology and energy improvements have allowed me to enhance my family's heirloom thriftiness, ensuring that my window air conditioner is ENERGY STAR-rated the automatic thermostat is set to 66 degrees while I'm at work, and all my light bulbs have been replaced with CFLs and LEDs.
There's an inherited thriftiness that draws us to the reduced goods aisle in the super market.
Let me add immediately, for fairness' sake, that what some might see as the vice of stinginess is in the eyes of many Dutch rather the virtue of thriftiness and frugality.
Meanwhile, the college celebrated Money Week by sharing innovative ideas to highlight thriftiness and provide learners with top tips for effective use of financial resources.