Reducing Moving Stress

So you have decided to make the move to sunny Brisbane but you’re not sure where to start.  Moving is one of life’s most stressful events that are compounded by the emotional stress of a major life change. Moving can be an exciting time however it can quickly become a negative experience when things do not go to plan. There are many things that can go wrong with moving and although sometimes they are out of your control, there are lots of ways to reduce the stress and anxiety so you can focus on the reward ahead.

3 Websites to help with a stress free move

FindaMover – as its name implies, the website offers its customers a quick, easy and free service to not only find reputable Brisbane removalists but removalists Australia wide.  Here you can find and compare movers based on your budget and moving requirements all in one place.  Read company profiles and reviews and choose the one that is right for you.

CleanersNOW – regardless whether you are renting or selling your house, you will need to vacate the property and get it ready for the next occupier. CleanersNow provides a competitive platform to find quality end of lease cleaning companies who are keen to win your job.

SavillHicksCorp – is an insurance broker that offers insurance products relating to moving.  Although many removalists can be licensed to sell insurance products as part of their service, organizing moving insurance away from your removalist can save you up to 90 percent on heavily inflated premiums

3 Tips to cope with your move

Remove the clutter – moving provides a great opportunity to let go of some of the things that have been holding you back, take time to think about what you need and don’t need.  Things that do not serve a purpose in your new place needs to be tossed out or given away.  There is no point in paying expensive moving costs for items to be moved and locked away again.

Be organized – there is nothing worse than leaving a big move to the last minute. Stress comes on when we feel less organized and overwhelmed at the situation we’re in.  So plan ahead, 3 months ahead in fact, have a list of things that you need to do and split them up into achievable tasks over a 12 week period.

Take time to say goodbye – moving away from a place that you have comfortably called home for a big part of your life can be highly emotionally stressful.  It is therefore important to allow yourself enough time to say your farewells and have a celebration with friends and families, take the time to visit favourite places and allow yourself to relive some of those memories.