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Motivators For Unpacking Your Home

Open House: What Motivates You?

There are few things I dislike more than moving. Don't get me wrong — I love the opportunity to decorate a new space and experience a new home, but packing, organizing, cleaning, and unpacking are enough to keep me put in my old digs. I'd like to say I'm the kind of person who can't sit still and feels the need to put everything in its place immediately, but unfortunately, I'm not. Instead, my motivation comes with footprints. Planning a housewarming party puts a fire under my seat that keeps me running until the first knock is heard.

What helps you get geared up to get situated?

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chloe-bella chloe-bella 5 years
Ugh, I'm the same way! I've found I have to do as much as possible at the beginning when I'm still really excited about the new place. Otherwise, I lose momentum. I still have boxes of stuff from college in my spare bedroom that I haven't unpacked from when I moved 2 years ago!
leilani-s leilani-s 5 years
Being fully functional. I can't stand living out of boxes!
RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 5 years
Buying or making new decorations that I can't properly put up until the place is organized and tidy.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 5 years
Generally speaking, I decide what my end game is (the final result I'm striving for). The end game motivates me to think and follow-through accordingly. I do this for both short-term and long-term goals. This works for me. When I achieve my end game, it's VERY self-satisfying. :)
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