health and safety

Health and Safety


5 Simple Ways for a Stressless Move - Most of us have had to move to a new home, perhaps in a new city, state or even to another country. How we deal with the stress related to these moves before, during and after can have a profound experience on the whole moving process. Being prepared and organized will help you to remain calm and focused and will allow you to enjoy the moving process and welcome the upcoming change.

Don't Get Hurt on Your Moving Day - With all the emphasis on proper planning and organization ahead of your upcoming move, it is entirely possible to forget about the very real nuts and bolts involved with packing everything up and getting ready for your new life in your new home. Moving requires a lot of heavy lifting and hauling of furniture. Knowing how to correctly lift or move items is imperative in order to avoid an accident that could lead

Emotions of Moving - Some moves can be life changing! If you are moving, or thinking about the prospect of moving into a new home, or relocating to a new city, state, or maybe even further, to another country, chances are that you will experience at least some of the emotions we feel when making major life changes. Excitement, fear, surprise…if you experience any of these emotions, or others, knowing how to deal with them will influence your move.

Homesick After Moving - Certain symptoms arise when we feel homesick, such as feelings of anxiety, nostalgia, and depression. Once you have overcome your feelings of homesickness, you will have less of an emotional burden to carry. When you can identify that what you are feeling is in fact homesickness, you can begin to find ways to move on and fully embrace and enjoy your new home.

Moving Safety Tips - When planning and piecing together your move, it is vital to incorporate safety into the planning process. Moving can be an all-consuming endeavor, and remembering to take care of yourself and others throughout the process, while at the same time being as prepared as you can be for any potential hazards is essential. Whether you will be hiring a moving company to transport your belongings, or doing the move yourself, it is possible to create a safe environment could save you from potentially significant injury.

Moving Tips for People with Disabilities - If you, or someone you know is moving and they have a disability, the actual moving process is pretty much the same for everyone. With proper planning and ample preparation time, moving, even for those with disabilities can become and challenging, rewarding, and fun endeavor. The key of course, is in having that plan and executing it properly.

Staying Healthy During your Move - A long-distance move can have many physical and mental challenges, and it is important that you maintain your proper health during this potentially stressful period. Being relaxed, balanced and calm enhances production. Doing so will keep you on track with regard to both mind and body, and go a long way towards ensuring a successful move.

Why You Shouldn't Announce Your Move on Social Media - Urge to share what is happening in our lives on social media is a strong one. However, some things should absolutely not be made public, and the news of your upcoming move is one of them. While news of your move may no doubt generate excitement among friends and family, it also opens the door for thieves, vandals, and fraud artist who may try to move in and take unfair advantage of what should be one of the most enjoyable experiences of your life.

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