Moving Away: What are Some Ways to Lessen the Stress
By Maria Belgado
Special to VanLines.com
Moving is not easy but something that many of us have to endure at some point in our lives. When moving, people generally find themselves stressed out due to the pressure of their impending moving day tasks such as locating long distance moving companies, packing, and getting organized. Fortunately, there are several methods that can help your have a productive experience while also keeping stress at bay. Check out our suggestions to help you stay focused and calm on your upcoming moving day.
Take walks: Going on walks can easily cut down stress. You can go for walks depending on you day’s schedule.
Turn yourself away: Try to stay away from distractions like the television or Internet during the day. Mental breaks are extremely necessary. These breaks will enable you to stay focused on things that must be completed.
Aromatherapy: Using aroma candles and essential aroma oils are known to provide instant calmness. Pick special fragrances that are known to create a comfortable atmosphere.
Dedicate time for meditation: Deep breathing and meditative exercises will surely help you to beat all kinds of stress.
Take out time for yourself: Even if you have loads of packing to do, make sure you take out time for yourself. If you enjoy sports, going to the stadium and watching a live match may give you that extra push you need to speed up things. Women may try booking salon appointments and getting themselves pampered. Couples may plan a romantic date by the beach and relax their wired nerves.
Plan a ‘Good-Bye’ party: Even if you are saying ‘bye’ to your neighborhood friends, it has to be with grace. Plan a small but classy get-together with you friends. Invite them and their families and enjoy a stress-free evening, with some light music. These parties don’t need to be really grand but must have some elements of fun.
Make an updated contact list: By having an updated contact list at hand you will be mentally secured, even if you are physically moving away. This updated contact list will prove to really helpful when you wish to connect with your loved ones.
Ease commuting stress: Moving stress is often aggravated by commuting stress. Keep music CDs of your favorite songs at hand while you commute. Reading your favorite books can also reduce commuting stress.
Moving away is an overwhelming task, but with the above mentioned tips you can surely bring down any kind of stress. Relieving your moving away stress will positively affect your life in your new home.