We please to share an article from Libby Howell.
Losing a loved one can influence your physical, mental, and emotional health, especially when it is a spouse or partner you have lost. You may feel a span of emotions, from anger to guilt to unbearable sadness. Staying in the home where you lived with your spouse or partner can abiding any sense of closure or relief during a grieve process. And even though it can be difficult to think about leaving behind the memories you have built it can be helpful to look for a change that will help the healing process.
A benefit to moving is the ability to downsize, which allows saving money and simplify life. However, regardless of whether you decide to build a home or buy a pre-existing one, moving comes with challenges because requires go through all existing belongings and decide what to keep it and what to discard. Additionally, decide which moving tasks you can tackle on your own and which tasks will require extra help.
The good news is you can go through this process smoothly by reaching out the referring resources listed below:
Downsizing Possessions and Finding Your Next Home
When looking for a new place, carefully consider what you need. It is not easy to sift through your loved one’s belongings, but to ensure a fresh start, it is important to pare down before your move.
- Organizing a Loved One's Belongings
- How to Donate Your Used Items
- Tips for Choosing the Home That’s Right for You
Planning the Move
The planning of packing everything up and getting from point A to point B can be challenging, but these resources can help:
- The Most Epic Moving Checklist in the History of Moving
- 7 Tips for Downsizing to a Smaller Home Without the Stress
- 5 Ways to Stay Organized During a Move
- Maybe It’s Time to Reconnect with Your Old Classmates!
Downsizing and moving after you have lost a loved one can be overwhelming. So go easy on yourself and remember that you have these resources to fall back. Additionally, relying on the support of friends and family can help you get through this difficult transition.
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