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Moving into a 1bedroom apartment and it’ll be my first time living alone! I’m excited to have my own space, but I’m afraid of feeling cooped up and lonely since I’ll be WFH for the foreseeable future. Any advice, tips, or must-have items to make it more bearable??

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I always like a balcony to sit and have morning coffee on. Makes me feel connected to the city.

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I have a balcony in my new place! SO happy I made it a point to get one, I know I’ll need the outside time

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Sometimes my work BFF and I FaceTime for a few hours. Even if we just sit in silence working, it’s nice knowing she’s there.

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Netflix - get lost in movies or TV shows. It helped when I was living single. A pet helps too as previously mentioned. You can also pick up an instrument i.e. guitar and teach yourself.

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If your apartment allow pets and if you like pets, you may want to foster a dog/cat/rabbit... it is a really nice experience :)

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I love that idea! I don’t think I can take on the years of responsibility that come with a pet since I’ll likely move home to the NYC area after this lease ends, but would love a temporary furry pal 🥰

Get an Alexa to talk to. Sync it to everything so when you walk in you can tell it turn on the lights/tv etc. It sounds excessive but it made me feel less alone when I moved to a new city.

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Buy an Xbox, PS4, or really any gaming console you’d like and get into online gaming. If that’s not really your cup of tea then get a pet.

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Fans only! You can watch it whenever, turn that volume up!

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Go to parks!

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