There’s no getting around it. Moving is a physical and mental challenge. It’s disrupting. Home is supposed to be our sanctuary from all the craziness out there, so when that’s in a state of flux we feel vulnerable and unsettled.
And in the midst of preparing, packing and loading, it’s inevitable that something is forgotten and left behind.
But instead of losing sleep by worrying about it all, you can take control.
To Forget is Human. To Use a Moving Checklist is Divine.
Relax, take a deep breath and start making a list. “If that sounds like a simple solution, that’s because it really is,” says Jeffrey Phillip, a New York-based organizer and designer. “But sometimes, life gets in the way and we get too busy to do the thing that will make everything easier.”
So roll up your sleeves and get your priorities in order.
It doesn’t have to be as structured as an Excel spreadsheet, which is a favorite go-to for uber organizers like Phillip. It could be a Notes entry on your smartphone or tablet, or as simple as an old-fashioned notebook.Continue reading