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6 Tips for Reducing Stress During Your Move

At John’s Moving and Storage, we understand how stressful a move can be. We know how much work and time goes into moving, and planning everything can take a toll on someone. That’s why we put together these 6 tips to help reduce stress during your move.

Accept that stress is part of the moving process

No matter how small the move may be, moving is stressful and emotional. The first step in overcoming stress is to accept that it is a natural part of life. Life does not stop for your move, you are still expecting to put the same amount of time and energy into your work, family and children. By accepting that the few weeks before and after your move will be stressful, you know what to expect. This can help reduce your stress as the time comes. 

Give yourself enough time

One of the worst mistakes you can make while planning your move is procrastinating. As much as it may add stress to your day, you need to make sure you give yourself sufficient time to get everything planned and packed efficiently. Which leads us to our next step…

Start small

By giving yourself enough time, you allow yourself to start small and chip away at your packing. Instead of having to pack everything in your home in one day, try starting smaller. Start with one room, like your closet, then move to another room once you complete that task.

Stay organized

One of the best ways to reduce stress during your move is to stay organized. Try to think of how you would like to organize your unpacked belongings while you pack them. This will help you get settled quickly, and will help stay organized while packing things up. We recommend keeping any documents you may need in one, easy to access place. Some things you may need would be the contract with your movers, your new lease, or maybe a check.

Hire John’s Moving and Storage

Our team of expert movers is ready to help reduce your stress during your move. We can help with all aspects of your move. Our moving company knows that every move is different, and our team of exports are skilled in completing a wide variety of moves.  Whether you are moving to an apartment, condo, or a home, our full-service moving company can help. We strive to provide our customers with friendly service, competitive prices, and a worry-free experience. Learn more about our moving company.

Take Care of yourself

As we have established, moving can be stressful! There can be an emotional toll on packing your life, and leaving your current home. Remember to take care of yourself during this busy time. Eating healthy foods, drinking lots of water, exercising, and getting enough sleep are some key factors to reduce stress. By taking care of your body and allowing yourself to sufficiently recharge at night, you will notice that you are a lot less stressed. And remember, the movers at John’s Moving and Storage are ready to help!