Can Moving House Cause Anxiety?

Moving house can be shocking and completely shake up your daily routine. It is a situation that is not easy to manage and can cause anxiety and depression. According to several studies, moving is the third cause of emotional problems such as stress and anxiety. Sometimes, many people have gone through situations of such anxiety during the move that they have ended up suffering from a depressive episode. 

In the first instance, moving to a new house in Geelong does not seem as complex as it actually is. It is normal to find one problem after another like who do you need to inform what to pack etc, unforeseen events that mean we have to spend more money than we initially planned. Constantly thinking about the entire moving going as planned and without inconvenience can cause anxiety. In fact, when we move to another city, the situation is more delicate, given that everything we have at home must be stored more carefully.

Amongst all the things involved in moving house, there is also the change that will occur in our daily lives. Coming to live in a new neighborhood also means that your social circle and that of your family will change, and this is a process that some people take longer to adapt to than others. This can be a strong emotional burden that in conjunction with the worry of moving can be mentally draining.

To better manage the whole situation, it is advisable to take things calmly and without haste. Plan the entire move to the new home step by step, in order to reduce the risks of unforeseen events occurring, and if any problems arise, do not worry about them, as this is part of the process. However, the best option for avoiding the anxiety that moving home can cause is to hire our removalist services. We will take care of everything throughout the entire process, that way you don’t have to go through all the anxiety and stress that this situation can cause. 

If you need a removalist, get these guys. We have way too much stuff, but Tom and Cam smashed it out so quickly – and with a smile on their face the whole time. Great service, fair price, and no issues.

Johnathan McMaugh


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