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Downsizing My Home and Discovering That I Am a Hoarder

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 08.26.2015 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

Since when does any human need 58 glass vases? Why did I find myself keeping that number of vases anyway? The answer to the second question is in the ridiculous amount of cabinet, storage and closet space I had in my home.

Just Moved In? Four Things You Should Know to Protect Your New Home From Hurricane Season

Laura McHolm | Posted 08.20.2015 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

What's the best way to prepare your home to seal out hurricane damage this season? There are simple steps you can take to reduce your home's risk of damage before a hurricane or any intense storm hits.

What "Cozy" Really Means: Decoding Real Estate Listing Language

Posted 08.20.2015 | HuffPost Home

Apartment searching in big cities is a lot like a regrettable online-dating meetup. You travel great distances to a neighborhood you’re not complete...

ReInventing at a Ripe Old Age -- Fun and Challenging

Ann Fry | Posted 08.18.2015 | Fifty
Ann Fry

Lesson: Don't ever assume that any people handle leaving and separating the same way. Be open to however each person deals with it -- by avoidance, pulling away or wanting to see you a lot. Allow for each to express themselves as they do.

10 Ways to Preserve Your Sanity and Lessen Your Stress when Moving

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 08.13.2015 | HuffPost Home
Ashley Wren Collins

Moving is a universal experience. It is also universally ranked as one of the most stressful experiences we humans...put ourselves through.

10 Tips to Make Switching Schools Easier

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.10.2015 | Education
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Changing schools sounds simple, but it almost never is. Parents should carefully consider whether or not switching schools is the most appropriate option. Sometimes it may be best for parents to sacrifice or delay their own new opportunities in order to ensure stability for teens or adolescents, but that's not always possible or realistic.

6 Tips For A Stress-Free Move

Justin Stein | Posted 08.06.2015 | HuffPost Home
Justin Stein

Whether you live in a fourth floor walk-up or the penthouse of an elevator building, moving in the city can be stressful, expensive and time consuming. I've been moving New Yorkers in-and-out of their apartments for over six years. Here are my quick tips to ensure an easy and affordable move.

What If Guy Roommates Acted Like Stereotypical Girl Roommates?

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.05.2015 | HuffPost Home

If you're looking to move, August is the month to do it. Most Americans move between May and September, which means you'll have lots of opti...

A Church on the Move: An Invitation to Let Go of our Baggage

Aaron Todd | Posted 07.31.2015 | Religion
Aaron Todd

Over the course of a year, it is estimated that 19 million Americans will re-locate themselves to a new residence. For the second time in a year, my family has joined that club as we are in the midst of the ever-exhausting process of packing up our life that we have created and hauling it across town.

Managing the Perfect Storm of Stress

Melissa Heisler | Posted 07.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Heisler

We can not eliminate all the stress in our lives, but we can have solid tools to help us through life's stressors. Here are a few I relied on during my stressful time.

Athletes' Wives Team Up To Ease The Difficulties Of Getting Traded

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.31.2015 | Sports

“You’re joking,” an exasperated Lory Ankiel said into the phone. Nothing about Rick Ankiel’s July 31, 2010, trade to the Atla...

The Good Thing About Bad Times

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 07.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rea Nolan Martin

Yesterday was a good day in the middle of a good month in what's turning into a pretty good summer. You know how it is -- moments melt into hours, in...

10 Ways Incoming College Freshman Can Start Preparing for College

Breana Brill | Posted 07.23.2015 | College
Breana Brill

Last year, I was a soon to be college freshman and I didn't even know where to begin with preparing for college. And if there is anything I learned from preparing for my first year of college, it's not to procrastinate.

Living Away From Home for the First Time

Hope Kumor | Posted 07.23.2015 | Parents
Hope Kumor

For never having lived away from home, my boyfriend and I are doing quite well. We cook our own dinner, shop for groceries, pay our bills, both have full-time jobs and can still go out and have fun from time-to-time.

Leaving New York Essay™

Ramona Emerson | Posted 07.16.2015 | New York
Ramona Emerson

As much as Sex and The City wanted us to think it, New York isn't your boyfriend. And since it isn't your dumb boyfriend, it's free to be perfect -- and New York is perfect. I recently had two West Coasters say things like, "New York is great, but all people do there is sit in bars and talk." Can you imagine anything better?

Moving a Parent? How to Hire a Senior Move Manager

Laura McHolm | Posted 07.16.2015 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

Moving a parent is accompanied with unique challenges and emotions. Not only is there the task of downsizing a home lived in for decades, there are the deep emotions that come from saying goodbye to a lifetime of belongings and a well-loved home full of treasured moments.

Making Friends Isn't Easy

Hope Kumor | Posted 07.16.2015 | Women
Hope Kumor

Moving to another state where you know no one is often difficult. It's even harder when you have no friends that you can confide in. Your real friends are 800 + miles away back at home and you must make new ones, which isn't easy.

From the Sultan of Cities to a Queen City...

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 07.14.2015 | New York
Arzu Kaya Uranli

While İstanbul is the sultan of other cities and New York is the "Empire State," Charlotte is the "Queen City." So it's time to explore and see why.

When Things Don't Just Suck, They Bite: How Staying Strong Is Not Always the Strongest Choice

Sarah Jacobs | Posted 07.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Jacobs

It's that feeling that the world is vicious. Like in a scary movie, trees and cityscapes come to life with grimaces and cackling laughter. Life sudden...

5 Tricks To Keeping Your Cool And Making Time For Brunch On Moving Day

Posted 07.14.2015 | HuffPost Home

Remember that day you moved? Of course you do. You also remember your root canal and every time you got a $5 savings bond in a birthday card. On w...

Every Young Professional Should Do These Things Before a Big Move

Sarah Pike | Posted 07.10.2015 | HuffPost Home
Sarah Pike

It's summertime aka moving season! Moving to a new city is exciting and it can be easy to get caught up in a whirlwind and forget to take care of a few important details. Before you pack your bags and head off to your new home, here are a few things to mark off your to-do list.

Comings and Goings and Leavings and Arrivings: Goodbye NYC and Hello Austin - at a Ripe Old Age

Ann Fry | Posted 07.06.2015 | Women
Ann Fry

Today, I'm driven to begin a series about the excitement of living in NYC for the past 9+ years, why I loved it, why I'm leaving it, where I'm going. I hope it's helpful. Perhaps it will move you to "reinvent" yourself ... at any age.

Lights Go On: Part L -- New Season -- New Life

Thomas Bähler | Posted 06.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Thomas Bähler

What joy beholds us at this time of new birth What delicate sadness retreats into memories a loved one passes one moves on one moves in These ar...

Tips On Finding Your First Apartment

Nadine Cheung | Posted 07.30.2015 | HuffPost Home

From the real estate search to finding a great roommate, there are many things to consider when moving into your first apartment. Here, life coach Lau...

5 Easy Ways To Save Money On Moving

Refinery29 | Posted 06.23.2015 | HuffPost Home
Refinery29

By Shoko Wanger For many, the thought of planning a move is enough to cause a cold sweat. Anyone who's done it before will tell you: There's ...