One gets a little wary when one hears the words ‘figuratively speaking’. The dictionary says, a metaphor “is a figure of speech in which a word or a phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable”. Well, given the latitude of ‘not literally applicable’ some of the figuratively speaking words can be a bit of a stretch.
It hasn't been a long time since the Japanese made a statement by creating cubicle hotels. What seemed a little bizarre at that point in time seems to be a part of reality today, even for housing. Today, expensive and overcrowded cities around the world are coming to terms and making the obvious choice on keeping up with the growing costs. Tiny they may be but many find it worth it having ones own space than none at all.
Getting a corporate job is another tick in the box on the way to an adult life. Once you send out your perfectly polished resume, get ready for the offline part! Here you will need your charm, stress resilience, and preparedness!