The Great Spring Clean

I am guessing that it is the warm weather that motivates one to clean closets, dust every surface and re-organize files. The Great Spring Clean is almost like a mid-year New Year's Resolution... but in action... and with result!

My Great Spring Clean came more out of disgust at how messy my life had become rather than a romance with a new season. The winter made me unmotivated and sluggish, especially after a long, drawn out cold. Procrastination took hold and dug roots. It wasn't until I returned from my Florida vacation and walked into my apartment that I got a good look at myself. Some serious weeding would have to take place.

That next Friday I took a day off, rolled up my sleeves and got to work. THREE DAYS of purging, tossing, piling for Goodwill, scrubbing, vacuuming and filing ... I was sore, exhausted ...and elated. I felt cleansed. I could leave my house in good conscience. I could focus on my new business, schedule classes and open a new business account. I could actually find things and felt like a good little girl end of the day. I rewarded myself with a cocktail.

To date, I have made my bed every morning and hung up my clothes every evening since my Great Spring Clean three weeks ago.

The key, of course, is to stay that way.

Happy Spring!