Moving to another city? Tips to shift your house with ease



Today lives have changed, careers are meant to be flexible and there is a lot of dynamism in employment. Families move bases willfully or due to transfers on the job. While the prospect of for moving into a new location can be exciting, it can be equally daunting as well.
The issue of finding the right house and more importantly the task of having to set up the house looms largely over your head, the closer you get the more nervous you seem. Till the house is completely settled down and life is back to routine, the burden of the move begins to weigh on you heavily.
Your home is your safe haven, it becomes imperative to set it up at the earliest for yourself and your family.
Settling your house in the new location needs to begin with diligence and in all earnestness at the stage where you begin the wrap up of your old set up. Follow these tips when you shift your house-
  • There certainly will be a month or two of notice about your move- begin work on clearing your stuff right then. Jot down stuff you need and those you don’t and begin disposing them one by one.
  • Plan on your provisions, buying articles for the house, clothes for your family. Remember that each one of the new buys contribute to the overall shifting process.
  • Sell away old furniture, do not attach unnecessary sentiments. This move will bring you a lot of relief when you set up the new house. You can always buy anything you direly need at a later point in time.
  • As much as you can begin packing away things you need but will not use in the near future. This could include old gifts, kitchen appliances, curios around the house etc. Do not wait for the packers and movers for everything.
  • Try and make a visit to the new location, freeze on the house as soon as possible and mentally assess if all of your stuff will fit in accordingly. This works on your mental makeup, as well.
  • Understand the location, enquire about immediate requirements such as grocery stores, if possible get friendly with a neighbor or two there. This will help you once you move your base.
  • Planning ahead will save you a lot of time and money, enquire about packers and movers and strike a good deal with one. There will as it is be a lot of trouble during the relocation, the last thing should be an argument with those helping you transport your goods.
  • Keep away essentials including a few food items for the next couple of days till you actually move in settle and begin running the household.

Moving location and houses involve a lot of time and energy. It is an uphill task physically; you really cannot avoid the strain of that. What you can actually do is set up a smart plan and process in place and make your transition easy.

Happiness comes from within- 10 Tips to stay truly happy


Who would not want to be happy? Constant brood and worry saps away all the positive energy that you have.  You cease to perform at work, at home and slowly turn into snappy morose person who finds excuses to complain and get annoyed about. Remember always that you deserve to be happy always, and that there can be none else in control of what you feel other than yourself. It all begins with that exact attitude.
10 direct and simple tips to make yourself happy-
  • Understand what it is that you love doing most and what you derive from it. It could be what you do, the company you keep, your hobby or possibly even the food you eat! Identify a routine around these activities to keep you going.
  • Lead a life for your own self, try to put yourself ahead of others to feel a sense of content and fulfillment. This rings in sense of happiness always. A sacrificial attitude can brighten up someone else but the same as a habit can put you down mentally eat your inside and make you unhappy. This does not translate to being selfish, of course.
  • Never compare your life with that of a peer. In most cases such competitive thoughts are highly unproductive and results in bitterness and jealousy. Negative emotions certainly dissolve simply joys of life. Do your best and stay happy with what you have.
  • Keep good hearted souls for company, stay around light hearted witty people with firm head on shoulders. One emotionally happy mind in the group can be infectious enough to positively affect the rest!
  • Kill self pity and loathing. If you are stuck in a mess, figure out a solution and drive determination to keep at resolutions. Nurture positive thinking such that you are able to derive strength from the mental state and quickly resolve your setbacks.
  • Allocate a time of the day for some kind of self introspection, organizing your thoughts, your priorities etc. These reflections help you work on focusing on tasks at hand and thereby keep you calm and less hassled.
  • Pursue a hobby , keep away some part of the day on a holiday to do what you like to do best. If you feel stressed indulge in some pampering to bring in a feeling of rejuvenation.
  • Try and laugh a lot. Find humor in daily life, small instances at work, with your kids. Laughter is a spontaneous emotion that almost immediately livens up your mind.
  • Have an active lifestyle with a healthy diet and exercise. Most often health issues lead to an unhappy and worried mind.
What needs to be fundamentally understood about being happy is that you cannot derive it from outside. It is what you nurture slowly with your capability of handling your mind, identifying aspects that make you happy and most importantly the willingness to stay in the same frame of mind. Stay happy, make others happy around you. It just takes a little effort.