I have to pack boxes and go through things that remind me of all the lives I’ve lead and throw away things that no longer serve me.

I Didn't Realize Moving Meant Packing Up My Trauma, Too

I cannot fix the fear and anxiety and overwhelming sadness about this upcoming move. The frightening truth is this: the only way out of it is through.

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Navigating The Trauma Of Moving

Moving can be a traumatic experience. We often forget how many remnants of the past we hold onto—whether intentionally or accidentally, just because we put a letter away in a drawer and forgot about it.


The Worst Part Of Moving Is The Anxiety It Causes

In the past 13 years, I have moved 11 times.

One of my favorite authors once said: “It is so hard to leave — until you leave. And then it is the easiest goddamned thing in the world.” Image: Thinkstock.

5 Things That Happen When You're About To Move Away

I’m uprooting my life to try something new and different in another city in another state. In the time leading up to the actual move, I’ve found that a bunch of weird fucking shit (for lack of a better term) has showed up out of nowhere.

Moving. ACK.

6 Ways to Survive Life Changes

You hear the phrase "change is hard." And it is. As humans, we are creatures of habit. We like what we know. I mean, I've been wearing the same pair of sole-less sandals for years, and we might have a presidential election with the names Bush and Clinton on the ballot. But come on, who can blame us. The same? The same is easy.