By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group
Whenever you move to a new town, it is a chance to get a fresh start. You may not know a single person. While this may be scary in the beginning, it's also a chance to recreate who you are. You can discover all the fun activities to do in Oklahoma City, find new friends, and focus on becoming a better version of you.
Once you pack up all of your belongings to move to Oklahoma City, you truly get to start from scratch in your new house. This is a chance to get organized once and for all as you start to unpack all the cartons.
If you have always thought about trying a new furniture formation in your living room or bedroom, now is the time. You can mix up the colors, the layout, and even remove certain things that you no longer use ahead of putting them away. Remember, it's definitely better to get rid of them before you even move them – but this is a chance to get organized.
Create "Me" Space
As you unpack and maneuver your things around in your new home in Oklahoma City, make sure that you create a space especially for you. This can be your safe haven when you have had a crazy day. Whether it is a "man cave" or a book nook in your bedroom, design an area that you will love spending time in.
Do Something New
Most of us have projects that we have always wanted to accomplish. Perhaps you have always wanted to audition for the town’s big band or take an art class. Once you are in your new city, go ahead and do it. Research a location or group that will provide you with the training. It's a chance to accomplish something new and meet some new people in the process.
Stop Bad Habits
You might have a bad habit or two that you are not keen about. It may be that you don't dust your furniture often enough or that you smoked at your old home. Regardless what it is that you need to modify, now is the best time to begin. You are in a new home, allowing you to commence from scratch. If you do not want to be consumed with the same habits, make the choice to change. You may also want to leave yourself reminders periodically so that you remember why you are getting rid of those habits.
Meet the Neighbors
You might or might not know all the neighbors in your present block. Once you move, make sure that you make an effort to meet your neighbors. Even if some neighbors may make the first move to welcome you to the neighborhood, it’s ok for you to take the initiative. Introducing yourself to the people who live closeby can be a great safety feature. You do not need to be best friends but it can be beneficial to have an acquaintance who will look out for your home when you aren't there and vice versa.
Keep in mind that moving to Oklahoma City is only as anxiety-filled as you make it out to be. If you know that you are moving to a new area with the desire to get a fresh start, it can be a positive boost. You may be enthusiastic to start a new part of your life in Oklahoma City. Write out a to-do list for your house and for yourself so that you don’t forget all of the things that you want to achieve. Once you have officially moved in, you can then begin on that list.
When you're ready to get your fresh start in a new town, contact us at A-1 Freeman Moving Group to get started on your move.