Originally posted on https://dontcallmepenny.com.au/new-place/
While all of us know that moving to a new place is often exciting, it’s not always the most pleasurable idea. But why is this? Largely, because we know that this will often be quite a stressful time.
Not only do we have to start from scratch in a new environment, but we also have to take part in all the menial work to develop our home and ensure everything is to our tastes.
In other words, as fun as this is, it can be stressful. Saving the hassle of moving into a new place might become necessary if we’re to transition to our new life with optimism. This can be completed should you wish for it, but you need to apply wisdom to this whole affair.
Let us consider what that might look like, both in your situation now and perhaps those you might find in the future. With the following advice, we hope you’re able to get there well:
In A New Place Go For Convenience
When shopping for new furniture, you have a lot of decisions to make. Will the item fit? Will it match the curtains? Will it be easy to assemble? Are we spending too much on furniture? All of these questions will run through your mind. This is why it’s very tempting to go for pure convenience.
Measure the dimensions of the room you have, the items you want, and then head online. There you needn’t try and remember exactly what colors are in the flat, as you have them right next to you.
You might even use an expert service such as Assemble Anything to have your furniture delivered and constructed in the environment you’re in. This can be especially useful to those who have busy hours to work or those who might have mobility issues.
Spend One Hour A Day Arranging Your New Place
We can often veer between extremes when moving into a new place. We might either feel the need to unpack everything now and perfectly arrange our belongings (this can be extremely tiring,) or just live out of boxes for a number of months, which delay your ability to feel settled in your home by quite some time.
We would recommend one course of action that could help you the most here – spend one hour a day unpacking and sorting out your environment.
Listen to a few songs, a podcast, or something more to your tastes. This way, the home starts to take shape, but you needn’t force yourself to do it all in a couple of days.
Get Acquainted With Your New Neighbours
Introduce yourself to the neighbors. Walk around your local environment to get a grip on everything. Do this as soon as possible. If you can do this, you immediately can start building relationships with those around you – or know who to avoid.
The more you can do this, the more you can avoid the hassle of being unsure in your surroundings. Trust us, when we say this can make all the difference
With these tips, we hope you’re better able to save the hassle of moving into a new place.
Header image courtesy of Milly Eaton.