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Moving Anxiety
Moving Anxiety

How to Move Anxiety?

It is an undeniable fact that relocating to a new home is a stressful process especially if it is a long distance move. The process can make you feel anxious, which is attributed to the fact that you have not yet adjusted to the idea that you are changing environments. The anxiety can also result from the thought of the challenges that you expect to face in your new home and the uncertainty of overcoming them. However, seeking the services of a moving company can help you to significantly reduce the anxiety that comes with moving.

This article gives you an overview of all that you need to know about moving anxiety.

Causes of moving anxiety

Many factors trigger anxiety in you following the decision to move to a new home. The efficiency with which you manage such anxiety determines the ease of your transition from the old to the new home. Here are some of the factors that contribute to your moving anxiety.

  • Fear of the unknown: Naturally, you are likely to have a feeling of fear that results from the unforeseeable. One of the main questions that triggers such fears is the concern about the suitability of the new place for a home.
  • Lack of familiarity with the process: Have you moved before? If not, chances are high that you may encounter a lot of stress in your move. A professional moving company can come in handy here to help ease the stress of the move.
  • A feeling of disconnect: When you move to a new place, you lose touch with close friends and relatives. Loneliness quickly settles in and makes the experience that much harder.
  • Associated labor: Moving is labor-intensive and its success depends entirely on the reliability of your decisions and details.

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Coping strategies for moving anxiety

Here are some reliable strategies that you can implement to make your move successful and less stressful.

  • Understand your new area: Research the new area prior to moving. Understanding your new area helps you indentify the pros and cons of living in there. This helps you be psychologically prepared as you prepare to relocate.
  • Have a strong support system: Seek the support of your friends and family prior to and after the move. Visiting them after you move helps you better deal with the transition process.
  • Establish a comforting routine: Come up with a process that you can follow each day to help you cope with your new area. You need to get a sense of belonging in the new town and hence, take the time to create new friends and familiarize with your new neighborhoods.

Moving anxiety is unavoidable whenever you are leaving the familiar and going into a new environment. Learning the new area before the move can help you both emotionally and psychologically. Additionally, you need a trustworthy and experienced moving company to take care of your moving needs –packing and moving all your belongings safely into your new home.

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Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. 

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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