We often think of far-off places as better than the place we currently live in. It's a common mistake. Some people move to a new place based on what they think it's really like to live there- another common mistake.

Before you decide to stay or move to someplace you dream about, you might want to answer a few questions.

There is an online quiz, linked below, that I actually found to be rather good at helping you decide if you really belong where you are thinking of living.

I bring this up because there are people born and raised in Wyoming that really should move to California or New York. Yet there are people that I know from California and New York that fled to Wyoming and, honestly, they really do fit in here.

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Actually, I have met many people who have moved to Wyoming based on the romantic ideas this state brings to them. Then they live here for a while and end up hating everything they thought they would love about it.

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Use this link to find the quiz at the How Stuff Works website. 

They did a great job at asking just the right questions. Some are about lifestyle. A few of the questions are about the type of person you are and the type of people you like being around.

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The trick when answering these questions is to be really honest with yourself about yourself. Based on the answer you get you'll know if you should start looking for a place that might make you happier than where you are.

You might decide that you should live in Wyoming.

If you decide that moving is a good idea, you might want to explore living in wherever your thinking of for a short period of time before you make a final decision.

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