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    I'm so fricking bored with life. Struggling to feel optimistic. It seems most people in late teens/early twenties are at University and just in their own world. Personally I don't want to return to Uni having dropped out previously. Plus there's nothing I really want to do. So it just feels like all I can do is apply for random dead end jobs and hope that one day the penny drops and I work out what I want to do with myself. It's so uninspiring waking up every day and not having something to work towards and not having a damn clue as to what you want to work towards. No professions really interest me. What are people who aren't at Uni getting up to? Before it's suggested I don't fancy doing any kind of street fundraising as I recently did that and found it ridiculously difficult.
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    try get a job in an ngo in a third world country.... pretty hard jobs to get, but bloody amazing.
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    what were you studying when you dropped out of uni, what do you do to pass the time/ what interests you the most?? perhaps you should pursue that full time
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    (Original post by El_Sid)
    Err, good luck with life then...
    Err, good luck trying to get people to sign up to direct debits on the street bang in the centre of London.

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    the most interesting people dont know what they want to do with their lives... enjoy that, and explore, take up different hobbies, travel, do volunteer work
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    Go travelling, it'll broaden your mind and inspire you You can do it pretty cheaply too, working abroad, interrailing, volounteering, ectr.
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    I guess it depends wat you mean by interests. Maybe I don't have many interests but I'm mainly into sport/football although things like coaching or a personal trainer don't interest me. I'm into fashion but I'm not into it enough to want to go into work in it. Can't think of what else to add really. I'm not musical. I kind of like the police but I refuse to work in the force because at the end of the day, it must be ****ing unpleasant to spend your life dealing with lowlives and the fact that most policemen and women are ********s. I'm kind of into business but apart from the theory taught in classrooms at school I know nothing about businesses in the city and to be honest I don't think I have the qualifications/contacts to go anywhere with it.
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    (Original post by BlueJoker)
    Go travelling, it'll broaden your mind and inspire you You can do it pretty cheaply too, working abroad, interrailing, volounteering, ectr.
    Don't people usually travel with friends and go explore? Just randomly venturing somewhere on my own isn't something I'm massively keen on but if I found some people who were up for it - then I'd definitely be up for it.
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    (Original post by Skill)
    Don't people usually travel with friends and go explore? Just randomly venturing somewhere on my own isn't something I'm massively keen on but if I found some people who were up for it - then I'd definitely be up for it.
    Nope, lots of people throw themselves in at the deep end and go it alone, making friends in hostels and such on the way. My mum backpacked through China alone It really makes your confidence grow because you have to get friendly with people quickly

    Alternatively, I believe it is possible through travel sites to find "travel buddies".
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    Don't people usually travel with friends and go explore? Just randomly venturing somewhere on my own isn't something I'm massively keen on but if I found some people who were up for it - then I'd definitely be up for it.
    It's definitely easier to make friends while travelling than it is at home for some reason! People are just a lot more relaxed, friendly and open to meeting new people.

    One of the advantages of travelling with BUNAC is that you have the option of travelling with other BUNAC members by taking our group flights to e.g. Australia, Canada or New Zealand. Travellers spend their first night in a hostel together on arrival, most then end up living/working or travelling with these people throughout the year as well as others that they meet through BUNAC social events at the destination. Another advantage is obviously the support you will get with job-hunting and accommodation on arrival - basically you get all the fun, and independence of travelling and experiencing a new culture without having to go it alone or break the bank!

    Hope this helps, feel free to get in touch if you have any other Qs www.bunac.org.uk 02072510662
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    What do most people in general do when travelling anyways? Do most people get work and just live out there or do they tend to just go with some cash and just explore the place? Or both?
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    (Original post by Skill)
    Don't people usually travel with friends and go explore? Just randomly venturing somewhere on my own isn't something I'm massively keen on but if I found some people who were up for it - then I'd definitely be up for it.
    Do a trekamerica or Contiki at some point if you have the money for it! Or you could do Camp America for a summer if you have family in any other countries you could ask if you could live with them for a bit and travel and work in the area

    How about looking into the RAF or TA or something?
 
 
 
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