Moving is listed as one of the top stressors that a person can experience in a lifetime—right along with divorce, loss of a job, or loss of a loved one. Any of us that have moved before (or even announced that we are moving) have probably heard this.
Why, exactly, is moving so stressful? Well, there is the scheduling, the packing, the expenses, the general disruption. But there’s also something more profound going on.
While moving is stressful, it can also be an exciting adventure. So how do we minimize stress and maximize the good? Generally speaking, there are three things we think you can focus on to help:
- The power of a positive mindset
- Doing your practical preparation
- Taking the time to cultivate a new home