In the last decade, social media apps like Twitter and Facebook ensure that millennials can easily show off their staying home antics to other people who are also staying at home, making it a virtual house party.
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Millennials are increasingly staying at home more often. Night outs, dinner parties, sporting events, and other outdoor activities are increasingly on the decline among these youngsters.
According to a 2018 paper, Young Americans spend 70% more time at home than the general US population.
Great TV content and a whole lot of options on the internet like Netflix have contributed to the rising trend of millennials staying at home more.
New Economy Apps on the smartphone make it easier to order pizza, or anything else required to stock the fridge. It's also less risky to stay at home and one can have a more predictable and manageable kind of fun, while being in control.
The downtime that the millennials are craving more of is also related to self-care and recharging, away from the outside world.
They have countless new options of activities to do at home, be it facial care, journal writing or yoga practice.
As more and more people work from home, there is a new kind of pressure: Maximum Productivity. In the middle of a worldwide crisis, the Internet is filled with stories of people organizing themselves, working out, baking delicacies, or writing books, making full use of their time, apparently.
This leaves those simply trying to raise their kids while working from home feel as if they are not doing enough. It is also harder to do stuff in the midst of a global pandemic, which has affected every facet of modern life, making being at home less of a luxury and more of a handicap.
Astrology has known different times, throughout which it was more or less important to people all over the world.
Millennials are said to have taken astrology to the next level. By allowing people to check their zodiac online, and therefore to have access to even more unlimited information, astrology is becoming more and more popular as time goes by.
The Youtube Star Adriene Mishler hosts a popular free yoga class on the social media network and has experienced an explosion in viewership since the lockdown.
The eight-year-old show now has 6.6 million subscribers and 543 million views. This jump in viewership is due to people being isolated at their homes globally, unable to move around as before.