Spring Cleaning: Five Simple Ideas to Use the Natural Energy of April’s Showers to Support You in Cleansing Your Emotions

Thank you to Thrive CNY, the magazine with “A healthy spin on life” for publishing my article “April Showers Bring May Flowers” in the April 2013 edition. The following post is an excerpt from that article (see pages 24-25).  You can find the magazine on news stands in CNY or view it online here. It’s April…and not a moment too soon! Open the windows. Let the air flow in. Sunlight is calling us outside for bike rides and walks. We feel the stirring desire to clean out closets. This instinctual urge for an April cleanse ties us into nature at the deepest level. I bet the animals waking from their winter hibernation get the same urges. But we are human. There is more to us than the desire for a clean home. We feel a sense of hope for what is to come and we long to prepare the space to welcome our new adventures. This year as you begin your spring-cleaning, consider taking this process to a deeper level by cleansing your emotional body as well. Emotional health is the well-spring to a happy life. Here are five simple ideas to get you started: Clean out your closet: When you throw out the stained sweater or outdated tool from your closet, imagine that you are also releasing suppressed feelings, old resentments and emotional wounds that you have held on to for too long. Take a bath: In poetry, water is often a metaphor for emotion. In life, water often acts as a conduit for emotional release. Take time out of your busy schedule and fill your bath tub. Let...
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