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In an April 2016 New Your Times article, Molly Young posed an interesting question; Is staying in the new going out?
“We no longer go out” she claimed, “and why would we,” she continued, “when the allure of staying in has reached irresistible proportions?”

Why bother with the hassle of going to a cinema when you can simply click play on your Netflix or Amazon Prime Video App? Restaurants? What Netflix has done for movies; food-delivery apps are starting to do for our dining habits. The rapid rise of Just Eat, Uber Eats and Deliveroo, shows that it never pays to underestimate the appeal of laziness. Clubs and Bars? Who needs them when online social networking giants like Facebook and Instagram allow us to expand our community exponentially without ever leaving the comforts of our home?

Work? Working remotely is the new normal for many professionals. For instance, 70% of professionals surveyed in the United States by office-service provider IWG in 2018 say they work remotely. Moreover, 53% of the professionals IWG surveyed claim they work remotely at least once a week.

In fact, Abraham Maslow, the proponent, way back in 1943, of the eponymous Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, a classification system which reflected the universal needs of society as its base and then proceeding to more acquired emotions, would probably struggle to pinpoint any needs identified in his much lauded theory, that could not be satisfied with a click or two on your PC or mobile device.

In 2020, the world is fighting an ongoing battle against the coronavirus pandemic. Social distancing measures to reduce social interaction between people in order to reduce the transmission of coronavirus are being advised, ordered, in some countries.
Staying in for most is no longer a choice, it is a potentially life-saving obligation.

Hey, but let’s look at the bright side. There are loads of options out there, just a click away, all designed to make staying in the new going out. has been designed to help you navigate the new reality we are living in today.