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How to De-stress After a Move

by Dusty Rhodes on Jan 13, 2017  in 
  • SMARTBOX Moving Tips
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Where to move? When to move? How to move? Why to move? All of these questions must be answered during the process of transitioning from one place to another. There are a variety of aspects involved in the relocation process that can cause stress on a variety of different levels.  Mental, physical, and emotional stress can all take a toll on your body during a move to a new home. SMARTBOX wants assist you with making your next move as stress free as possible. The following tips will help you de-stress after a move.

Take a Deep Breath- First you need to remember to breathe because nothing is ever as bad as it may seem. Contrary to what you may think, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. There are millions of moving success stories out there, and there is no reason why yours cannot be one of them as well. Be as consistent in your approach as possible, taking it one day at a time until you have accomplished your goal. The end result of your hard work will be well worth it in the long-run.

Get Plenty of Rest- Sometimes sleep is the best medicine for many situations. De-stressing after a move definitely falls into this category. The physical and mental stress on your body during a relocation will likely cause many sleepless nights until your move is complete. Therefore, it is vital that following a move you give your body time to repair itself and recuperate after many long hours of hard work. By giving your body the appropriate amount of rest after a relocation, you will wake up in the days that follow with a renewed since of energy. This energy will come in handy when it is time to attack whatever new challenges await you in your new home.

Work Out- Many health professionals have stated that working out can be a very positive stress reliever when used effectively. Physical activities help put your mind at ease during a high stress time in your life. If you have not had time to assemble your home gym following your move, then taking a stroll around your neighborhood is a great way to stay active after your move. You might also consider joining a local gym in order to take advantage of the various group fitness classes, exercise machines, and personal trainers at your disposal.

Friends, Family, and Fellowship- It’s always great to be around people who are going to celebrate your accomplishments and offer you encouragement. This statement holds very true if you are trying to de-stress after a move. Following a stressful relocation, you should talk about the positive things happening in your life, go out to dinner, or catch a movie with your loved ones. There are a variety of activities that you can enjoy with family and friends in order to help you de-stress and enjoy life after your move.

Watch TV, Read Books, or Listen to Music- These are three of the most common ways many people like to relax after dealing with a stressful situation. Watching TV, reading your favorite book, or listening to your IPod or a CD can definitely help you relax and unwind after a daunting move. You can sit back and relax, knowing that you do not have to put much thought into whichever activity you choose.

These tips for de-stressing after a move will help you enjoy your new home and area. Once your move is completed, everyone involved wants to be able to take it easy knowing that each detail of your relocation has been attended to. SMARTBOX will help you simplify all of your moving and storage needs so that de-stressing after your move will be possible. If you would like any additional information on the SMARTBOX moving and storage process, please feel free to contact us at 1-877-627-8269 or visit our Blog for more helpful moving tips.


Dusty Rhodes