Hey there, fellow adventurers!

Today, I want to share some valuable insights I’ve gained from diving into Ali Wenzke’s insightful book, “The Art of Happy Moving.” Moving homes can be an overwhelming experience, filled with uncertainty and stress. However, Wenzke’s book offers a refreshing perspective on how we can approach moving with a positive mindset and embrace change with open arms.

Here are some key takeaways that have resonated with me, along with practical tips to help you navigate your own moving journey in Calgary and Airdrie:

  1. Embrace Flexibility: One of the central themes of Wenzke’s book is the importance of embracing flexibility during the moving process. Things may not always go according to plan, and that’s okay! By adopting a flexible mindset, you can roll with the punches and adapt to whatever challenges come your way.
  2. Focus on the Positive: Moving homes provides an opportunity for new beginnings and exciting adventures. Instead of dwelling on the challenges, focus on the positive aspects of your move, such as exploring Calgary’s diverse neighborhoods or Airdrie’s family-friendly amenities.. Whether it’s exploring a new neighborhood, meeting new people, or decorating a new space, there are countless reasons to be excited about the change.
  3. Declutter and Let Go: Moving is the perfect time to declutter and let go of belongings that no longer serve you. Wenzke emphasizes the importance of purging unnecessary items and simplifying your life. Not only will this make the moving process easier, but it will also create space for new opportunities and experiences.
  4. Seek Support: Moving can be emotionally and physically draining, but you don’t have to go through it alone. Reach out to friends, family, or professionals like Happy Place Spaces for support. Whether you need help packing, organizing, or simply a listening ear, don’t hesitate to ask for assistance as you make your move in the Calgary or Airdrie area.
  5. Celebrate Small Wins: Moving homes is a journey, and it’s important to celebrate each step along the way. Whether it’s successfully packing up a room or finding the perfect spot for your favorite armchair in your new home, take the time to acknowledge and celebrate your accomplishments.

Remember, moving is not just about changing your physical address; it’s about embracing change, growth, and new opportunities. By approaching your move with a positive mindset and implementing the tips from “The Art of Happy Moving,” you can transform your moving journey into a joyful adventure.

Here’s to embracing change and creating a happy home wherever life takes you!

Happy moving!


Veronica Stone

Smooth Move Facilitator

Stager, Organizer & Home Stylist
Happy Place Spaces Team