How to ensure your new home truly feels yours when relocating? In today's article, ASI Movers offers you its pro tips for a smooth transition, no matter the destination!
Relocating to a new home is often as exciting as it can be challenging. Whether you are moving across the street or to another country, adjusting to a new environment and establishing a sense of belonging is not a given and implies laying down the right basis for your new home to indeed feel like home.
In today’s guide, ASI Movers explores how to make yourself feel at home when moving to a new place, how to navigate this readaptation process, and how to ensure a smooth transition no matter the setting!
Clutter can make a space feel chaotic and less welcoming.
When preparing for your move, take the time to declutter and only keep items that are useful, essential, and meaningful to you.
A clean and organized home is the chosen way to ensure you feel at ease in your new space!
Thoughtful Unpacking & Organizing
We know how cumbersome unpacking can seem, but it actually is a golden occasion to organize your belongings in a way that makes sense to you and design an environment that you can feel at ease in.
Setting up and arranging your familiar items in a way similar to your previous home, with a twist that enhances your current one can provide you with a sense of continuity and comfort, all the while enabling you to make this new place your home.
Personalize Your Space
A new space can sometimes seem empty and foreign, even uncanny at times.
To avoid these feelings, try adding some personal touches early on in the settling in process, such as pictures, artworks, and sentimental items that hold special meaning to you.
This way, you will elude any risk of feeling unease in your new space!
Create A Cozy Corner
Whether it is a reading corner, a meditation space, or a simple comfy chair, creating a cozy corner will offer the right setting for you to relax, enjoy your new surroundings, and appreciate the change.
Designating and designing areas in your new home dedicated to relaxation, reflection, and hobbies is a simple and effective way to make your home more welcoming.
Involve Your Loved Ones In The Process
Whether they are far or close, having your loved ones involved in the settling in process is a great way to alleviate some of the tension moving house can bring along.
Creating shared memories is also the chosen way to bring about positive associations with your new home!
Explore Your Surroundings, Amenities, and Available Activities
When moving to a new place, it can be challenging to find your bearings.
Taking the time to step back and venture out to discover your new neighborhood is a good way to feel more connected, grounded and at ease in your new community.
You can even turn this phase into a treasure hunt by making a list of the new amenities and landmarks you want to explore, such as local parks, cafes, supermarkets and charming streets!
A housewarming party is the best way to ensure your new home indeed feels like home as you create memories and take the time to appreciate it.
If you move alone, or do not yet know many people in your community, a special meal and a video call with your close ones to show them your new space can go a long way to make the end of your moving process feel special!
Create A Balance Between Keeping Your Routines And Embracing New Habits
Sticking to familiar routines that make you feel comfortable is paramount to help you feel at home and comfortable in a new environments.
Yet, embracing the opportunities your new environment presents by establishing new habits will definitely help you feel like you belong, and build deep connections with your new surroundings!
For the past 15 years, ASI Movers has been accompanying global individuals, families and companies in their relocation journey.
No matter the origin, the destination, the volume, or the project, we design the most adapted moving solution to fit your needs and requirements!
Our goal: to make your journey the smoothest possible, because there is so much more on your mind than moving your belongings!