Getting Started With Packing for Moving

The most demotivating task in the entire moving process is packing. When you see the bulks and piles of your items, you can truly find yourself hating the entire packing process. And it may seem like the task would take forever to complete.

This motivation problem can happen to anyone. So you need to find some ways to get enough physical, mental and emotional energy to get started with the packing process. a few tips are worth mentioning in this regard.

Divide the entire task into manageable subtasks

The major reason you see the packing job demotivating is that you may be looking at the entire task of packing. Well, there is no way you can get everything done properly by starting from one end and head to the finish. You will need to divide the entire packing job into manageable tasks. For this purpose, you can categorize items first before packing. In fact, the first part is going to be the organizing of items. Once you have organized thins well, you will surely find yourself planning for the next task without worrying much.

Promise yourself a reward

You can deal with your lack of motivation by promising yourself the reward after the packing will be done. For this purpose, you can make a plan about getting something you have been wishing to get for a long time. Promise yourself that you will go for that thing only when the packing is done. This way, you will be quite motivated to get the job done.

Start packing from the right place

You may think about starting packing the room that offers you great amount of difficulty. Many people have this psychology that they don’t want the difficult things to be left for the final stages. Generally, this approach can demotivate you from the job and you will find yourself lacking the energy to continue working soon after the start. So, it is better to gain momentum by getting the easy things done, and then you can use that momentum to get the difficult part of the work done easily.

The packing checklist

An important phase of organizing things is to create a packing checklist. This checklist is going to include everything related to what and how to pack. You can give this checklist fair amount of time in order to think what needs to done at what stage. In fact, this checklist is going to help you greatly in the time management while packing.

Invite friends

You can invite your friends to come over and help you in the packing process. Perhaps, it is the way you can transform this demotivation into a fun activity.


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