Did you know that many people fear moving? They are not in fear of the actual move itself, but rather the fear stems from the unknown. After all, consider this:
- You may be moving to an unfamiliar place
- You do not know anyone in the area
- This may be the first time that you are on your own, such as those college students moving away for the first time
You also have worries. What if you don’t find new friends? Will your pet enjoy your new home? And the list goes on. Fear is a rational feeling to be having when you move. But, how can you overcome this fear? We have a few tips!
Let Yourself Feel Fear
Don’t try to be a tough guy or girl. Let yourself feel the fear that you have. The more you bottle this up inside, the less likely you will learn to deal and eventually come to love your new area and home. So, let yourself feel.
It’s Okay to Be Cautious
For those who are feeling fear over a situation, such as walking down the street at night on your own in a new neighborhood, be cautious. This type of fear is one that is rational. Many people fear walking down a street at night, on their own until they are more familiar with the area. There is nothing wrong with being a bit more cautious in your new area than you were where you once lived.
Deal with Irrational Fear
There are times in which the fear you have is irrational. For example, having a basement that is dark but has a radiator in it that hisses and carries on, does not mean that you have a monster hiding in your basement! Learn to laugh at these irrational fears and move on.
We understand that fear is a normal part of moving. The good news, if you hire professional movers like Excel Moving, you can put some fears to rest. You don’t need to fear your items getting lost in transport, for one. Which is just one less thing to worry about. Plus, if you are afraid there is a monster in the basement, one of our professionals will be glad to check it out for you and put your mind at ease!