Moving is a major event in a person’s life. And as such, it’s normal for you to be afraid of moving out because that move will not only take you way out of your comfort zone, but it will also introduce plenty of changes in your life. Regardless of whether you’re moving out for the first time or whether you’ve moved house before, the fear-inducing factors will still be there, forcing you to fear this and fear that during a move when, in reality, most house moving fears are largely unfounded. The truth is that you don’t have to be scared of anything while getting ready to move out. But if you do, then it’s important that you face your fears without delay and try to figure out a way to overcome them before it’s too late.
- Fear Of Moving Away From Family and Friends: You may be afraid to move away from home, especially when you’re moving out for the first time, but the mere thought of having to move away from family and friends can strike fear into your heart. The thing about being afraid to move away from family and friends is that the move should not be the end of your relationships with your loved ones. Your best friends will remain your best friends regardless of the distance and it’ll be up to you and them to find a good way to keep in touch. Thankfully, in today’s world there are many ways to stay connected over distance so you can stay close to the ones you love.
- Fear Of Hurting Yourself During The Move: There is no doubt that some moving fears are more real than others. Yes, you’ll most likely be worried about the wellbeing of your household items but nothing compares to the intense fear that someone from your family, including you, could get injured during the moving day itself. The best way to avoid this is to be properly prepared. Wear the right clothes, stretch, use the right materials, and have enough help and you can improve your chances of making it through moving day unscathed.
- Fear Of Moving To A New City: Even if you like to think that you’re a fearless person, the mere thought of moving to a new city in a new state can be disconcerting. Navigating new roads and places can be stressful. To help overcome this fear, try and identify places that you enjoyed in your old city and find similar outlets in your new home. Also, consider taking an extended trip before the big move to familiarize yourself with your new city.
- Fear Of Not Having Enough Time To Prepare: It’s only normal to be worried about whether or not the time you have until Moving day will be enough to finish the long list of move-related tasks. And if you do fall behind on your moving tasks, then you may be forced to either recruit more of your friends to give you a hand or pay more professionals to compensate for the lost time. The best way to conquer your fear of running short on time is to create a moving timeline early in the process – a personal moving checklist that will constantly inform you about your progress, especially packing progress, so that you manage your time efficiently.
- Fear Of Moving Away From Home: In most cases, you’ll be moving away from a place that you call your home. It’s a place you know really well, a house or an apartment that you may have come to love and have made fond memories in. Saying a proper goodbye to your old home could help a bit but it’s the strong belief that you’ll feel even happier in the new place that should enable you to overcome the fear of moving out for the first time. Turn your fear into excitement for your new home!