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5 Reasons You Should Move To An Unfamiliar City

Why you should take the plunge and make the big move.

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5. It's a clean slate in a new setting, which makes it easier to start fresh.


It's nearly impossible to change your social circle and environment when you've been in the same place for a long time. There are only so many places to hang out and you inevitably end up seeing the same faces. When you move to a new city it's a chance to present yourself how you truly want to and you will find people and places you genuinely enjoy. You are forced to meet people and explore since there aren't the familiar places for you to go to out of habit.

4. You will learn independence.


There's no better way to learn to be independent than being alone in a brand new place. You will need to find people like a new doctor, dentist, and hair stylist on your own. It's also inevitable that you will get on the wrong bus or walk in the wrong direction. Through all these various different experiences you will learn to happily survive on your own.

3. You will be immersed in a new culture.


Even if you just move a few hundred miles away, each city has their own culture. Living in this new place will allow you to experience everything it has to offer. From food to entertainment, there will be plenty of new things for you to experience and fall in love with.

2. Growth in your career or education.

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Whether you're in the workforce or furthering your education, you can benefit from being somewhere completely new. Everywhere does things differently and it's great to see how various different places do things. Also, being able to communicate and interact with people from all walks of life is a great skill to have.

1. You only have one life, live it!


If you're thinking about making a move, do it! It's important to experience different things and go places you want to go. The last thing you want is to be talking about how you should have done something or wish that you had taken an opportunity. Even if the experience isn't exactly what you expected you will still end up with amazing stories and incredible friendships.

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