Millennials and the ‘Hotel of Mum and Dad’

Living at home whilst being a young adult can be both a blessing and a curse. Sure, you may get nagged at by your parents for coming home from a night out in the early hours of the morning or for not washing the dishes, but the conveniences of paid-for central heating, food, and a safe place to park your car definitely outweigh the negatives. However, a survey of 600 young people carried out by Blinds Hut shows how 18-34yr olds who live at home may be avoiding learning valuable life skills by allowing their parents to carry their responsibilities…

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Independence vs. loneliness at university

Packing your life into suitcases, waving goodbye to your childhood bedroom, and feeling just a little bit lost when you parents leave you in a new building, a new city, with new people. This will definitely sound familiar to the majority of you. Fast forward through the first few weeks of uni; you’ve unpacked, the (perhaps drunken) antics of fresher’s week have worn off, and your studying officially begins. And all of a sudden, it may start to hit home that uni isn’t a summer camp and you have to survive alone, without the usual cocoon of friends and family….

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You’re 5 Steps Away From Starting Your Own Business

We all have dreams of being our own boss, but when the reality is that you’ve been eating beans on toast in your university halls for the past 3 years rather than plotting world domination, it can certainly feel like a dream that will never become a reality.Worrying that all is lost will get you nowhere, but with a hefty dose of ambition and the right people and tools around you, starting your own business won’t feel like a far off dream that only occurs once your head hits the pillow.With lots of research, careful planning and a little know…

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