Yes, it is away from home and the food usually sucks, but living at a hostel teaches numerous life lessons and gives us millions of memories to cherish. Here are five reasons why hostel life is good for you.
Forced to get out there
You just can’t be an introvert in a hostel. Hostel life brings you opportunities to be more and to do more. you will meet different people and get involved in different activities. All this is good for your personal development.
With great freedom comes great responsibility
Being at a hostel, every day is a learning day. You need to manage everything on your own – from your monthly budget to your laundry to your assignments. You are also responsible for every action and there is no family member to back you up or come to your rescue.
New family called friends
When you move to a hostel, you make a number of new friends for life. Some of them will become so dear to you that you would not miss your family at all.
Overcoming fears and facing challenges
Living at the hostel will also introduce you to some challenges. For example, if you are introvert, you will be required to open-up with people which might not be easy for you. Dealing with new situations and new people helps you in grow mentally and emotionally.
Exposure to new experiences
Hostel life gives you a number of experiences, both good and bad. You will see heartbreaks, difficult times, poor grades, good and lifelong friends, crazy night outs with friends and lots of similar experiences. All these encounters will help you in becoming a better person than what you are.