How to Deal With Stress When You're Moving to a New House

Moving is one of the most difficult things you'll ever do. Most people feel the stress from the moment the decision is made, the first box is packed and the movers are hired. Find out how to cope with the stress of moving using these tips and suggestions for you and the entire family.

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    How to Reduce the Stress of Moving

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    Everyone agrees that moving is stressful. Even if you and your family have moved too many times to count, you probably still worry every time you think about packing up your home. So, to help you reduce your stress during a move, check out these useful tips and suggestions to ensure your move is as calm and serene as it can be.

  • 02 of 05

    How to Keep Stress in Check

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    If you're moving and feel stressed, it's a good idea to ask friends for help. But if you do ask friends for help, you must keep your move as stress-free as possible so your friends can enjoy their time with you. Often the move becomes a terrible experience for everyone involved, including the people that are just there to help.

    So, find out how to keep your stress in check during a move.

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    How to Move During a Difficult Time

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    Moving is hard so when you add the extra emotional stress of a major life change, such as a divorce, death or a lost job--moving at this point in your life can be a breaking point.

    If you're in this situation, and a move is something you must do, then some things can help you through this extremely difficult time and time of big change. And remember, you're not just moving into a new home, you're moving into a new life.

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    How to Help Kids Cope With Moving

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    Moving can be tough on kids. Leaving behind friends and even their bedroom can feel overwhelming. So to ensure your child feels like he or she are involved and included in this big life-changing event, use this guide to help them move.

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    Help Teens Deal With a Move

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    Moving is probably the hardest for a teen who is already experiencing his or her age-related issues. Tack on a move to a new city or town, state or country, and their life just became a whole lot more complicated. Find out how to help your teen adjust to this major life change with these tips and suggestions.