How To Live In A Small Living Space

How To Live In A Small Living Space

Say goodbye to walk-in closets and bathtubs.

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Housing in a large city is expensive. Finding a single room in a large city is even more expensive. Whether it's LA or Paris or New York or DC, it's nearly impossible to find anything under $1000 a month with those qualifications. The ones you do find on a whim are small, but they're singles and won't break your bank.

You move in, and you're discouraged at how tiny the space seems. It'll only be a few months, you tell yourself, and you can't imagine how you'll be able to fit everything you own in that space. But don't be discouraged - with the right adjustments, it's not hard to live in a tiny space with sinks the length of your palm and floors older than your grandparents!

Start by tackling the biggest problem: storage. There might be only one or two shelves in the whole apartment, so stack as many things as you can. Skip the shelves for aesthetic succulents and use them to its full purpose. If there's no space for a nightstand, use your suitcase as a replacement. Inside the suitcase, you can put clothes for another season that you won't wear because realistically, you'll never wear that puffer jacket in LA with the exception of those few cold days of the year.

If your floors are looking nasty and splintery, consider investing in a cheap rug. If you'll be living there for a long time, throw that rug on there for a homey look. A rug can instantly increase the usable space in your apartment, because you can now lie on the ground and maybe even host a few friends! If the accommodation is temporary, then just wear indoor shoes when walking around the apartment to avoid any unfortunate mishaps with the floor.

Those walls looking dark and bare? Tape on some pictures of your friends, family, or other things that remind you of home and happy times. It could be a family photo, but it could also just be a printed blurry Snapchat of a fluffy Samoyed. Whatever floats your boat - go for it. You live here anyways.

If you're struggling with a tiny sink in the bathroom, you can do usual bathroom sink activities in the kitchen sink. Kitchen sinks are usually much bigger, and you won't have to worry about splashing out water when you're just trying to brush your teeth and wash your face. Saves you the cleanup time and annoyance.

Honestly, living in a small space has its perks. It takes less than 5 seconds to get from one end of the room to the other, so you'll never have to worry even if you leave your towel on the bed after you shower. You can cook while doing homework, since your desk will most likely be right next to the kitchen, and everything is just a few steps away. It's cozy and comfortable and makes you feel safer at night, since you can scan your whole living space just by sitting on your bed. So enjoy the experience! You'll learn to love it.

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10 TV Shows That Can Replace 'The Office' On Netflix By 2021

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Netflix has done it again. Created a mass panic. But this time the reason is not that "Friends" is being taken down or renewed for a giant price.

No, this time it is much worse.

Netflix has said in just TWO short years, it is likely NBC will be taking 'The Office' down. I know, it is unthinkable. What else are we suppose to rewatch a hundred times and quote endlessly? You cannot simply take Michael Scott off of Netflix. The best thing to ever happen was for Netflix to put "The Office", they made it popular again. And you @ me on that. But now they are removing it. I guess we will just have to watch other shows now.

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5 Reasons Why Staying At College For The Summer Is The Ultimate Power Move

No school, no rules, summer vacation at the best place on Earth, also known as college.

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As summer begins, it brings in the joy of no more school but for most what summer really brings is the sad realization that we have to leave our favorite place and go back to our boring home town with none of our new best friends. Although some have decided to stay at college for the summer and they will soon realize why this will be the best choice that they will be making all summer.

1. NO PARENTS 

What's better than no school, warm weather, and most importantly no one to say, "Are you just going to sleep till 2:30 p.m. every day this summer?"

1. It's like the weekend, but every day

Do you know what weekends felt like during the school year when you didn't have anything to do? No? You never had any free weekends? Wow, I'm so sorry. Well, imagine a weekend that you didn't have to do anything. Now multiply that one weekend by seven and you get seven Saturday like days where you do not have a single care in the world.

3. No "Go cut the grass!"

For the sons, you know that annoying time every week when your dad is going to say, "Go cut the grass." There is nothing you can do to get out of it. Well, staying at school for the summer means no more nagging. You get to choose what you do now.

4. The bond of friendship

The friends you make when you stay at college for the summer are different than any other bond. Mostly because you all don't have a care in the world since it's summer in your favorite place. It's a right of passage to call someone your summer college best friends. These are best friends that words wouldn't do justice.

5. The townies

Everybody always wonders what happens to a college town when all the college kids go home. Well, the townies come back in full swing and take their town back. If you stay at your college, you get to experience what most can't even describe in words. To the one mid-40s guy trying to relive his glory days. To the old men hitting on the college girls at the local pub. To the weird towny creatures that make you shiver with fright as you drive past them. Have fun townies, you only have three months.

That dream of "I wish I could just stay here at college with all these people but have no responsibilities" is finally coming true.

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