Coping With A Sudden And Unexpected Move

Image by The Keep Calm-O-Matic

Image by The Keep Calm-O-Matic

One of the reasons it’s been a little quiet on RJ.com lately is because of the fact that I’m in the middle of organising another relocation. It’s not one I was anticipating and it’s all been happening very quickly, which is why an array of emotions have been floating through my body from shock, to excitement, to sadness, to awe.

No matter how often you move (I’ve moved 4 times in the last 2 years alone!) , the process of moving still always creates change. Relocating is exciting. There are new places to explore, new

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8 Steps to Feeling at Home in a New Place

"Pigrabbit say hiii~!" by relocationjunkie

“Pigrabbit says hiii~!” by relocationjunkie

Moving or travelling to a new place can be an exciting and fascinating thing. It can also be a scary thing, a confusing thing and a very very unsettling thing. You don’t know the new neighbourhood, you won’t know anybody living around you, the lights may be brighter, the noise may be louder (or quieter!), you may not speak the local language and goodness gracious, where on earth has the shower gone?! Oh wait, there it is ~ in the form of two hose pipes attachable to the taps…

Needless to say, a few adjustments may need to be

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