Moving is a big hassle that includes a lot of stress and a lot of work. You never realize how much stuff you've accumulated until you start boxing it all up. I'm in the process of moving myself, and here's a list of a few tips I've found that improve the transition, and make it a lot less stressful.
1. Don't Pack Things You Don't Need
As you box things up, toss it out or donate it if it no longer fits, or you don't use or need it anymore. Why take along unneccessary things to clutter up your new home, right?