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Category: Psychology of Moving

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Help Your Teenager Adjust to the Move

Moving is hard enough when you are an adult, but for teenagers who are experiencing their own age-related issues, it can be even harder. Relocating to a new home just makes their life much more complicated. They have to leave their friends behind, move to a new neighborhood, and start going to a new school. We at West Coast East Coast Express would like to provide you with some tips on how to help your teenage child adjust to the transition a little easier.

Read More February 20, 2018

Celebrate a Long Distance Valentines Day

Long distance relationships are not easy at all, especially when there is a romantic holiday to celebrate. No matter if you’re physically apart from your loved one on that special occasion, that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be romantic and unforgettable. Plan your long distance Valentines day in a way that will make you feel like you are right in the same place as your partner.

Read More February 13, 2018

Adjusting After Moving to a Small Town

After you have lived in a big city, it can be difficult to adjust to living in a small town. Your life may become disorganized unless you don’t prepare yourself for the changes you will face. This article can help with the big relocation from the city to life in a small town. Although it will be different, you may find that life in a small town is not all bad. Just as living in a big city has its advantages so does living in a small town, adjusting after moving to a small town is just about seeing the good in a smaller place and making slight adjustments to your daily habbits. Knowing what you can expect will help make your move a successful and smooth transition. Here are a few things that you can do to help make it easier.

Read More December 8, 2017

How to Cope With Nostalgia After Moving

We have all felt some sort of nostalgia at some point of our lives. Be it the nostalgia for some times that have long passed, then the nostalgia for certain people, the nostalgia for some places we visited and had the most amazing time there, it all boils down to a certain feeling of sadness that has to be replaced by something else in order for us to precede happily with our lives.

Read More September 5, 2017

How to Reduce Stress When Moving

A brand new start is always challenging, no matter which area of your life it is that you are changing. Apart from the anxiety of facing something completely unknown to you, you’re still under the pressure of how to face away from things that you’re leaving behind. And the hardest of all should be the very transition from one thing to another, be it either in an emotional or physical way.

Read More August 28, 2017

10 Signs It Is Time to Move

Almost half the yearly moves happen during the summertime. However, no matter when you decide to relocate, the move itself is a big life-changing event, and you shouldn’t take it lightly. That’s why pay close attention to small and big signs that can tell you it is time to move and find a new home.

Read More May 29, 2017

Making Friends in a New City

It might seem that making friends in a new city is truly a hard piece of work, according to surveys reporting that three out of five Americans are lonely even without embarking on a journey such as cross-country moving. Having “no one gets me” as your final destination surely is not worth all the effort of turning your life upside down. You didn’t pack your entire life into boxes just for that. The goal is to find ways to connect with others on a more intimate level, to build social support you suddenly lack and have meaningful interactions in your daily activities.

Read More May 29, 2017

How to Make Friends After Relocating

Moving to a new city carries with it a couple of challenges that you may never have faced before, one of them being that you leave behind all the people that you have formed bonds with and share great memories with. This is normal, as we grow up we all go our separate ways, but cherish the memories we have made with the people we have grown to love. But this doesn’t mean it is time to become isolated and focus only on your work, that can get your skills up, but will quickly drain you.

Read More May 29, 2017

Finding a Job in Another City

How many of you started college with the dream of finding a job right after graduation, in your hometown, where your family and friends are? The reality may be slightly different. The situation you find yourself into will probably force you to seek job opportunities across the country. Even if some of you had a plan of moving right after graduation or not, you should definitely take into consideration several things, because it can be quite overwhelming. Since this is a huge transition, a good preparation which includes some serious research is obligatory.

Read More May 29, 2017

Reasons to Move Out of the City

We all know that the fast paced city life is something that everyone in the city has come to accept for granted, it is the lifeblood of the city itself. The hustle and bustle of the city are something that everyone who has spent a considerable amount…

Read More May 29, 2017