Wellness, Our Mission, Community

World Mental Health Day: Why it's hard to talk about loneliness

October 10, 2019 - Read time 5 mins

As anyone who has tried to do some quick shopping at Oxford Circus on a weekend can tell you, London is full of people. You see it every morning on the packed tube carriages, in the queues at the supermarket and trying to book a space at Flight..

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Member Stories, Wellness, Shared Living, Community

World Mental Health Day: A chat about loneliness with Lyvly member Andreea

October 10, 2019 - Read time 5 mins

Loneliness is often assumed to be something that affects older people, but it is in fact a worldwide epidemic that can impact people of any age. For young people, moving to a new city is a situation where they might be most vulnerable to..

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Shared Living, Community

Survive and thrive in your first three months at Lyvly

September 16, 2019 - Read time 3 mins

When you move to the community, the hardest thing is normally getting started at Lyvly or knowing ‘how’ to get involved. We know that new members will be focused on getting to know their housemates, but there are some key things to do as soon as..

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Community, Company News

Meet Lyvly's new Member Experience Team

September 10, 2019 - Read time 4 mins

Our members' experience at Lyvly is the most important thing to the team at HQ. Without them our community doesn't exist. From the moment they sign their lease and we connect them with their new housemates, to when they want to host an event or..

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Our Mission, Community, Company News

Meet Lyvly's new Community Champion: Abdul

September 10, 2019 - Read time 2 mins

The Members Experience team has welcomed a new member, please meet Abdul, who's joining Olivia and Izzy to help provide a better service across all aspects of the Lyvly community. 

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Wellness, Community

7 Tips To Connect With Your New Community

September 5, 2019 - Read time 3 mins

Moving into any house share can be pretty nerve wracking, especially when it is with someone who you might not have met before. Lyvly's application process means our members are hopefully all like-minded and looking to connect with each other,..

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Wellness, Shared Living, Community

5 Common Housemate Issues & How To Solve Them

August 29, 2019 - Read time 6 mins

When we move into a house share, we might assume we’re going to be living on a sitcom set, a ‘Friends’ inspired utopia where it’s laugh a minute and hilarious hijinks around every corner. And most of the time it is! But that doesn’t mean that..

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Interviews, Member Stories, Shared Living, Area Guides, Community

Meet Lyvly's Balham Ambassador: Parris

August 26, 2019 - Read time 2 mins

Parris describes himself as authentic, direct and loyal. The perfect combo for a guy you'd want to show you round your new neighbourhood. 

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Interviews, Member Stories, Area Guides, Community

Meet Lyvly's Vauxhall Ambassador: Ricardo

August 19, 2019 - Read time 2 mins

Ricardo is a Psychology lecturer at King's College, but his career has not been spent entirely in the classroom. In a previous life he's represented Great Britain in the triple jump, and despite no longer doing it for a living, he's still a keen..

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Wellness, Moving, Community, London

Making Friends When Moving to London

August 15, 2019 - Read time 7 mins

We know moving to London can be a pretty daunting process, especially if you don’t have many friends there. London can also sometimes feel like a lonely city, especially when you’re new here, but whether you’re into running, sewing, singing or..

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Our Mission, Community

How we choose new Lyvly members

August 13, 2019 - Read time 4 mins

Why are we a members community?

At Lyvly we have always prided ourselves on being inclusive, and celebrated having such a diverse mix of members from different countries, industries and ages. When you join Lyvly, you aren’t just taking on a room..

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Restaurants, Things to do, City Life, Community

A Lyvly foodie's 12 favourite London restaurants

August 5, 2019 - Read time 8 mins

Sometimes it can feel like there are almost too many things to do in London. Where do you even start? We believe food is always the best place to begin your initiation to city life. Long-standing member and Lyvly Ambassador Mike Stead is a..

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