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How Millennials Meet People and Make New Friends When Relocating for Work

  How millennials make new friends after a move is a lot like dating. Sometimes, it’s easy and natural, but most of the time, it’s difficult, awkward, and fraught with uncertainty. Millennials are waiting longer to get married, shy away from buying a home, and switch jobs every two to three years. Like their phones, millennials are both mobile and connected too; this means making friends in realtime can be a challenge.  Psychology Today author, Hara Marano writes, “Friendship is a lot like food. We need it to survive.” Without it, our health suffers. Psychologist John Cacioppo of the University of Chicago found that a lack of friendship causes increased stress, artery erosion, high blood pressure, poor memory, and a reduction [...]

By |2018-08-27T16:11:29-04:00July 25th, 2018|Moving & Traveling|

2 Girls and a Cat Driving a Moving Truck to Chicago

  When I agreed to help my best friend Samantha with a DIY move from San Francisco to Chicago, I didn’t really know what I was getting myself into. When I moved to Chicago from California two months earlier, it was via airplane, so I was excited about my first cross-country road trip. It’s important to mention that Samantha has a cat, a bed, and a lot of other belongings that made her decide to rent a moving truck to Chicago—it was the most economical way to get across the country. […]

By |2018-06-26T12:03:45-04:00June 20th, 2018|Moving & Traveling|

9 Ways to Make Moving Easier for Young Children

  Moving is stressful for people of all ages, but young children are especially sensitive to moving. They’re old enough to feel grief and anger about the change, yet too young to understand the reasons behind it. They have to cope with this confusion in addition to the other stresses of the move. Fortunately, there are many ways to make a move easier for young children. A lot comes down to good planning. If you can plan the move well in advance, keeping the following tips in mind, you can help your child adjust faster and feel happier during the move. […]

By |2018-06-16T14:59:53-04:00June 16th, 2018|Family Life, Moving & Traveling|

The Best Neighborhoods in Knoxville for Lifestyle and Culture

  The best neighborhoods in Knoxville have two things in common: they’re beautiful, and they have a great culture. If you’re moving to Knoxville and are worried about where you’ll live, rest assured: Knoxville is diverse and culturally-rich. There’s sure to be a neighborhood you’ll love. […]

By |2018-06-14T15:19:31-04:00June 10th, 2018|Moving & Traveling, Your Local Metro|

Moving to Illinois? The Best Chicago Suburbs for Families

Are you dreaming about moving to one of the best Chicago Suburbs in Illinois? Beginning in May, people from all over the country start making plans to move to a new home or apartment. Some people move across town and others across the country. Here in Chicago, moving over the summer months is a million times easier than moving in Chicago during winter. […]

By |2018-06-11T16:44:27-04:00June 4th, 2018|Moving & Traveling, Your Local Metro|

Moving to Georgia (Part2) | The Best Atlanta Suburbs for Millennials, Outdoor Enthusiasts, and Families

  In Part 2 of our series on the best Atlanta Suburbs, we drill down to why so many people are moving to Atlanta. Some of the greatest suburbs in the nation are often located near big cities like Chicago, Minneapolis, and Houston. The Atlanta metro is connected by MARTA the region’s commuter rail network. An easy commute makes our list of ‘burbs great places to live for those working in the city but seeking to escape the high prices, traffic, and the hubbub of big-city life. […]

By |2019-03-01T20:20:58-04:00May 16th, 2018|Moving & Traveling|

The 4 Essential Moving Day Meals for Omnivores

  You’ve packed the boxes. You’ve hired the truck. You’ve reserved your storage unit. But what are you going to eat? This extremely important question is often overlooked on moving day. With the powers of these 4 essential moving day meals for omnivores, you will set yourself up for success on the big day.   What are the 4 Essentials? […]

By |2019-08-18T17:11:01-04:00May 12th, 2018|Moving & Traveling|

Moving to Georgia (Part 1): The Best Atlanta Suburbs for Education, Arts, and Sustainability

  Between cultural, ethnic, and geographic diversity and historical significance, Atlanta has a lot to offer people living in and moving to the area. Atlanta is made up of a complex network of neighborhoods in its Metroplex. While the urban areas of Midtown, Downtown, and Buckhead are attractive for professionals and artists, the best Atlanta Suburbs attract people from all over the world. […]

By |2018-06-07T18:36:03-04:00May 9th, 2018|Moving & Traveling, Your Local Metro|

Moving and Living Abroad | Things to Know before You Go

  Moving and living abroad is both exciting and daunting, wonderful and challenging. Your experience will vary greatly depending on where you’re going, but one thing will stay the same: adjusting to change. Whether you’re living in Thailand for a year or permanently emigrating to France, you will discover a totally new way of existing and thinking, which might change you forever. This new life may be the very reason you’re drawn to living abroad. Or perhaps you’re moving out of necessity, due to your job or your spouse’s career. Regardless of your motivations, moving abroad takes a lot of preparation, research, and paperwork. Here are a few things to expect as you embark on this journey. […]

By |2018-06-02T14:14:53-04:00May 5th, 2018|Moving & Traveling|

6 Interesting Things To Do in Corpus Christi to Cross Off Your Bucket List

  If you find yourself looking for things to do in Corpus Christi, whether as a visitor or as a long-term resident, chances are you’ll want to explore the area and see what South Texas has to offer! While there are many things to do in the area, both indoors and outdoors, here are some of the most impressive and beautiful. From the nearby shores to the historical vessels there is no shortage of impressive sights to see. Here are 6 adventurous things you will want to experience while in Corpus Christi: […]

By |2018-04-20T17:46:57-04:00April 7th, 2018|Moving & Traveling|
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