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Is It The Right Time To Pack Your Bags And Move?

Moving is a daunting task. It won’t only exhaust you physically with all the packings and the utilities to consider but it can also be emotionally and mentally draining. No wonder there is only 12% movers’ rate from the total population in the past years. Let’s face it, nobody wants to uproot from the place he spends half of his life in and transfer to another place he is unfamiliar of.

But when times get tough and you need new ways to survive and prosper, don’t you think it is about time to start a new chapter of your life? Don’t you think it is about time to start a new beginning in a new place?

Relocating from one place to another may not seem to be a practical thing to do but it could be your next best move.  Perhaps it is a better way to chase your dreams. Keep on reading and find out the few reasons why you need to relocate.

Because Moving Can Change Your Career Path

Have you ever felt that you are not satisfied with what you are doing anymore? Have you ever felt that you just don’t belong and going to a new place will make you feel more fulfilled? Yes? Then maybe, it is just the right time for you to relocate and pursue your passion elsewhere.

There is definitely a new city out there where you can fully explore your passion and put it into work. If you need to quit your job to follow your passion, then perhaps it is the right thing to do. We know how it feels… to get stuck in one place doing the same job over and over again. You feel empty and lifeless. So go somewhere else where you will feel more alive… where you are free to unleash your inner passion.

Because Opportunities Knock And You Have To Open The Door

Nothing can bring you closer to opportunities than you coming after them. Give yourself a chance to grow. There are some cities in the country that are more suited for your skills. For example, tech-savvy people can test and harness their skills more in San Francisco as compared to other cities.

As they say, the grass is greener on the other side of the fence. But you will never know unless you try. You can’t be in the same place all your life without knowing what life could be on the other side of that fence.

Because You Want To Build A New Connection

Building connections is a part of growing up. With your networks and connections around, you have your support system. When you move from one city to another, you are building new connections. These connections will not only help you to be more productive but, they will help you to become more confident about yourself.

You need other people to help you grow.  Moving to a new city will help you find new people to build a new circle. These people will help you progress in business, careers and other significant aspects of your life. Though, it can be challenging at first, building new connection will make you feel more secure about yourself and once you get used to it, it can really be lots of fun.

Because You Need To Know Yourself Better

At some point in your life, you become confuse of who you really are and what you really want to do. It is not impossible that your decisions are influenced by the series of events that is happening in your environment.

There is no better way to come up with decisions that are solely your own than to go somewhere you are not so familiar with and reflect. Moving to a new city will give you a fresh start. People couldn’t care less about who you are and what you were doing before, you have a chance to start a new life and build a new identity that you want people to see in you.

Because There Is No Reason To Stay

YOLO! Cliché as it is but true. Why would you let your life get stuck in one place when there is nothing to hold on to? Life goes by too fast and before you know it, you might have missed the chance to enjoy life. So, when it seems that there is no reason for you to stay, why won’t you explore other cities and have a chance to live independently?  Who knows, maybe you’ll meet the one who will inspire and persuade you to chase your dreams and be who you want to be.

The physical stress of relocating is nothing compared to what you may likely to gain when you move. Besides, there are checklists you can follow for a stress-free transition.

Moving is a life-changing experience. There is no guarantee of a better life when you move, but when your dreams and your life goals are elsewhere, will you stay and wait for them or will you chase your dreams?

It is up to you to decide.


Erin shows overscheduled, overwhelmed women how to do less so that they can achieve more. Traditional productivity books—written by men—barely touch the tangle of cultural pressures that women feel when facing down a to-do list. How to Get Sh*t Done will teach you how to zero in on the three areas of your life where you want to excel, and then it will show you how to off-load, outsource, or just stop giving a damn about the rest.

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