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The perks of moving to a new city


Moving to a new city to many is a daunting thing. Where do you start? What do you bring and leave behind? What if you get lonely? Is it really worth all the trouble?The answer to the latter question is yes, it really is worth it. Moving house, especially to a completely new city, will inspire a new chapter in your life, filled with opportunity, experiences and new memories. Here are 5 perks you will experience when moving to a new city.

You leave your comfort zone

If you have lived in the same house since you were born, and have seen the same routines day in, day out for decades, it might be time for a change. Humans tend to navigate towards comfort zones and avoid venturing off into unfamiliar territory, but you never learn anything by staying in the same place. If you want a challenge, and a chance to adapt to a new environment and lifestyle, moving to a new city will bring out strengths in you that you might not have known prior. If it doesn't work out, you can always move back home.

It's a fresh start

A new city away from home means you get to experience a clean slate, where you know no one, no one knows you and you can very much reinvent yourself. You will meet a ton of new people, and find yourself in new social circles and places. New habits and hobbies will emerge, and you will be completely in charge of what happens in your new lifestyle. If there were toxic people in your past town, or unpleasant events that you would rather forget, moving to a new city will enable you to move on and have a fresh start.

You get to experience a new culture

If you are relocating overseas, you will be exposed to a breadth of different customs, ideas and traditions that come with a culture different to your own. There is also the opportunity to pick up a new language or dialect, enjoy new cuisines and embrace a new way of life. Even if you are just moving to a different state in your country, things can operate very differently and you will learn to adjust as time goes on. For singles, couples, or families with young children, this makes for a invaluable life experience, and will broaden your perspectives.

A chance to declutter

Moving house gives you the chance to evaluate what is truly important in your life. Do you really need that old VHS set, or 41 pairs of shoes? You will be able to purge your wardrobe, pantry and personal inventory and only bring what you need to your new home. Being in this situation forces you to be more mindful of your possessions, and settle into your new place with only the essentials.

Growing as a person is inevitable

Being in a completely different environment will expose you to so many new people and experiences it will be impossible to remain the same person you were back home. You will become more resilient, more open, and quickly learn to adapt to your new city. There is the opportunity to discover what you enjoy doing, taking your hobbies to the next level and challenging yourself to say 'yes' to more things.

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