Moving to Houston Can Be a Fresh Start 08/07/2018By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group If you move to a new town, it is an opportunity to get a fresh start. You might not know anyone. While this could be stressful in the beginning, it's also a shot to concentrate who you are. You need to explore all the great things to do in Houston, connect with new social connections, and concentrate on becoming a better version of yourself. Get Organized Once you box up all of your things to move to Houston, you truly get to start from the ground level in your new residence. This is the moment to get organized once and for all as you start to unpack all the cartons. If you have always pondered a new layout in your family room or bedroom, go for it. You can modify the colors, the arrangement, and even get rid of some things that you no longer need prior to putting them away. Remember, it's definitely better to donate them prior to moving them – but this is an opportunity to get organized. Create "Me" Space As you unpack and maneuver your items about in your new abode in Houston, be sure that you set up an area especially for you. This can be your safe haven when you have had an insane day. Whether it is a "man cave" or a book corner in the family room, make a space that you will love to spend time in. Do Something New We all have things that we have always longed to do. Maybe you have always wanted to participate in town’s big band or take dancing lessons. Once you are in your new area, why not try it. Locate a venue or group that will provide you with the training. It's an opportunity to learn something fun and meet some new folks in the process. Stop Bad Habits You could have a bad habit or two that you are not fond of. It may be that you don't dust your furniture often enough or that you smoked at your old home. Whatever it is that you desire to modify, now is the perfect time. You are in a new home, which allows you to start from scratch. If you don't want to fall into the same habits, make the choice to change. You may also want to leave yourself notes from time to time so that you remember why you are getting rid of those habits. Meet the Neighbors You might or might not know all the neighbors in your present community. After you move, make sure that you make an effort to meet the people who live closeby. Even if some neighbors may make the first move to welcome you to the neighborhood, it’s ok for you to take the initiative. Meeting those who live next to you can be a great safety feature. You don't need to be besties but it can be helpfule to have an acquaintance who will look out for your home when you aren't there and vice versa. Keep in mind that moving to Houston is only as anxiety-filled as you make it out to be. If you know that you are moving to a new town with the longing to get a fresh start, it can be a positive boost. You may be eager to get started on a new part of your life in Houston. Write out a to-do list for your house and for yourself so that you don’t forget all of the stuff that you want to achieve. After you have officially moved in, you should then begin on that list. When you're ready to get your fresh start in a new area, contact us at A-1 Freeman Moving Group to get started on your move.