By Marilyn Halpern, MSW, LSW ~
As new shoots appear out of the soil, the first buds on the trees burst into color and tiny leaves unfurl, our hearts fill with hope. Spring is an integral part of the reawakening life cycle. It provides an opportunity for us to reflect on our vision and purpose. The season can bring inspiration and energy for healing, growth, and change.
Spring cleaning your emotional health is an opportunity to consider your priorities. Just as clearing out clutter in our home can make us feel inspired and happier, organizing our thoughts and sorting out our feelings can have the same positive effect.
The BrainForest Center in Fisher, Indiana provides five suggestions for positive emotional spring cleaning:
The “Here Mental Wellbeing Platform” offers a wonderful free Spring Healing Activity Pack, mediation, and other resources: https://hereforyouforthem.com/spring-healing-mindfulness-activities
Lailah Gifty Akita reminds us, “Spring is a season of the soul to regain its strength.” I hope the light, warmth and growth of spring brings vitality and healing to your days.
Marilyn Halpern is the founder and executive director of Aspen Care Services. This locally owned business provides medical power of attorney, care management and professional guardianship services in the Denver Metro area. For more information visit – www.aspencareservices.com. Photo credit: Roland Halpern