How to Get Settled and Feel at Home Faster
It's natural to feel awkward in your new home and in your new city at first. But you should not let this depress you. In fact, you should try to go out and explore your new neighborhood so you will feel more comfortable in it. You should organize your home too to make it feel like your home though. The trick is to go to the places where people frequent. And don't be afraid to strike a conversation. For instance, you could take a stroll or jog at the park and make friends with some people there. Just keep a smiling and a friendly face on. Don't be too aggressive though. It would be nice to start the conversation by telling people you are new in town. Then you could follow it up with questions about the city. You could also tell them about your old hometown. Keep the conversation light though. You could also go to the gym where you would, first and foremost, meet a gym instructor. You will instantly gain an acquaintance that will hopefully become a friend later. You can then talk about something because you are there to get fit. Of course, conversations could also wander to other subjects. You could even ask for suggestions regarding the best bars and restaurants. By making several similar affiliations you eventually develop a routine of activities. Your life would then be back to normal and you would surely feel at home by then.