Primal Need

Safety. It’s a primal, basic need.  We need shelter where we can be free from harm. We need security and stability.  These needs are so deeply a part of us that Abraham Maslow, the psychologist, when he constructed his hierarchy of needs, put safety after food and... read more

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Sharezy: We are not an agency, but a network for more mature citizens who are looking for alternatives to provide a new lifestyle. We enable you to find placements. It is up to you to write yourself a great profile, to make the contact, to introduce yourselves with an... read more

Sharing a kitchen can be tricky if views differ

At Sharezy, we’ve heard in casual conversation that having a home-mate who doesn’t appreciate a healthy lifestyle, specifically when it comes to food,  is a deal breaker. If you are as susceptible as I am to sweets, it’s probably not best to have a home-mate who... read more

Everybody needs a roof, why not share yours?

Do you want to share housing but find the transition scary? Having a home-mate is a big transition. If you are used to living alone it’s an even bigger change. Change requires energy and willingness to accept uncertainty and we don’t like to do it.  We much prefer... read more

Sweet Surprise of Sharing Housing

It was Janet who said it was a “sweet surprise.” She continues, “The dailiness is quite powerful. There is an easiness in being yourself all the time … no need to wear make-up – some days not even getting out of one’s P.J’s. There is an ease in sharing the basic... read more

The Five Commandments of Keeping a Tidy Household

As someone who has lived with a series of flatmates, I learned for that initial interview to ask, “Are you neat?” Of course, everyone answers in the affirmative yet the the reality is that we have lapses when it comes to keeping our home in order. That’s why I came up... read more

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My life has taken many paths and choices, some good, some bad, and some I would wish I could change. The paths have been ones that I never could have imagined from the place I grew up and the journey continues.....

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