How to stay centered during your move
September 05, 2017 / Tips and tricks, Move Management
Moving is a complicated process that requires a lot of planning, review of many details and other time-consuming tasks. Along with the process of house-hunting that precedes it, bringing all of your belongings to your new home can start to feel stressful if you don't take a measured and thoughtful approach that reduces stress and keeps you centered.
How can you maintain peace of mind while moving? Take the following advice into account as you start to plan the big trip:
"How can you keep your responsibilities for the move in focus?"
Make a schedule and stick to it
With so many moving parts involved in a move, it's easy to let something fall through the cracks. Whether it's turning on utilities for your new home or booking a packing service to box up your possessions before the movers arrive, there are plenty of needs to consider.
How can you keep your many responsibilities in focus and complete necessary steps in an organized, efficient way? Make a schedule. Use the calendar app on your phone or pen and paper - whichever works best for you - to schedule all the tasks you need to complete in advance of the move.
The major advantage behind this approach is breaking up the work into small, easily managed pieces while ensuring you give yourself enough time to deal with everything involved. Instead of getting overwhelmed, you have the reassurance of knowing there's a relatively small amount of work to do each day.
Remember the reward that awaits you
While planning a move and making sure it goes off without a hitch is a major exercise both mentally and physically, there's a major benefit awaiting you at the end of the process: Your new home. When you choose a high-quality professional mover like Atlas and plan ahead to take care of things like activating your utilities and switching over your internet service, you make your eventual arrival something to look forward to.
You might feel bogged down in all the work that comes with moving or anxious waiting for the big day. Just remember that the reward is worth it - a house that you chose among many other candidates, one that appeals to you and will soon be ready for you and your family to move into. The payoff of living in your new home is certainly worth the wait.
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