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How to Deal with Moving Stress Like a Pro

How to Deal with Moving Stress Like a Pro

When you finally decide to take the plunge and move your home or business, you are probably not thinking of the complexities and challenges involved in moving. There is usually a lot of planning and preparation that must take place in order for the transition to go smoothly. Moving doesn’t have to be a complete nightmare; in fact, there are plenty of services out there that can help make the move a little less stressful for you and your family or co-workers. It all begins with how you decide to approach the move. It may be that moving is not exciting or enjoyable, but depressing and scary—if you feel as though you are leaving behind memories, rest assured that those will never leave you. Making new memories in a new location can be scary, but it is the beginning of a new chapter. Remaining positive is a good beginning to the moving process, but it takes a little more than just a great attitude. Here are some other tips on how to deal with moving stress like a total pro. Check out the new area you plan to move One way to make the moving process a little more fun and inviting is to check out the new area you plan to move to. Chances are you have already done a brief scope of the neighborhood, but looking around for all the great places to eat, fun nighttime spots, and even playgrounds for your kids is one way to get you psyched about beginning a new phase of your life. New houses usually mean new, clean slates for people—this...
How to Make Your Move Eco-Friendly

How to Make Your Move Eco-Friendly

The environment has undergone a lot of changes within the past few decades, and more people are becoming aware of it. Now more than ever, people are “going green” and this includes everyone from city-dwellers to more rural residents. Reducing your carbon footprint is important for the collective good of the environment and of the communities we live in. Re-evaluating how you perform the daily tasks in your life to assess how much of an environmental impact you make is crucial; for every person who does so is adding to a significant reduction in polluting the earth. Some might not consider how they are affecting the environment when moving to one location to another, but you might be surprised at how much you can do to lessen the environmental impact that moving has. Styrofoam in particular is difficult to get away from when you move; it can be helpful in stabilizing and cushioning delicate items in boxes. However, there are other ways that you can address the same issue without using non-biodegradable materials. Thankfully there are alternatives to help make your move more eco-friendly; here are a few of those options. Make use of newspapers Firstly, if you would still like to know about an alternative to bubble wrap or packing peanuts, the answer is likely sitting on your front porch: the newspaper! For years we have enjoyed the morning paper over coffee and bagels, but for as many years people have used newspaper to wrap breakable items when moving. If you have a ton of newspaper that you’ve never figured out what to do with, it is a...
Common Moving Mistakes People Make

Common Moving Mistakes People Make

Moving is a stressful process for anyone and poses many unique challenges that sometimes are difficult to foresee or prepare for. When planning a move, there are many details to consider and it can become overwhelming relatively quickly. While it helps to be organized, sometimes we just cannot prepare for everything that could go wrong. If you have ever moved before, you already know that sometimes issues come up that you may not know how to deal with. Depending on where you are moving to, where you are moving from, how many belongings you will be bringing with you, and your budget, it may be best for you to enlist the help of professional movers; they can significantly help you prepare for all the issues that may come up along the way. However, it can be extremely helpful to know what the most common moving issues are so that you don’t repeat them in the future. In other words, we can learn something from other peoples’ mistakes. When things go wrong, we can be hard on ourselves for not preparing more adequately. Here are some of the most common mistakes that people make when they are moving so that you can avoid making the same errors. They don’t hire a reputed moving company Last time you moved it was a big hassle to get organized and prepared; this time around, you vow that you will do things differently and hire a professional moving company. They end up being two hours late to your new apartment and some of your belongings have mysteriously gone missing. After a little digging, you...