Five Ways to Start Your Spiritual Spring Cleaning

Posted by – May 03, 2017
Categories: Health & Healing

Spring is in full swing and with it comes fresh air, fresh flowers, and a chance for a fresh start. We’ve compiled a few ideas for how you can start your spiritual spring cleaning—from clearing the air to clearing out your office clutter.


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1. Detox 101

While we often think of spring as a time to clear out the clutter in our closets, it’s also a great time to freshen up internally. Kick-starting your metabolism by cutting out sugar, junk food, or even your cell phone can be a great way to give you an energy boost to focus on other areas of your life. Authors Paul Pitchford, David Wolfe, and Shazzie offer advice on starting your detox.

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2. Healing Body & Mind with Ayurveda

Want to kick your detox up a notch? Ayurveda offers an holistic approach for cleansing our bodies and restoring a state of balance. Learn a little more about using Ayurveda to eliminate common toxins in this informative article.

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Feng Shui

3. Your Bedroom or Home Office

If you’re cleaning the house anyway, take a little extra time to make some rearrangements that will help you make the most of your space. Authors Benebell Wen and William Spear provide practical advice for how to turn your bedroom in to a relaxing sanctuary, and your home office into a zone of productivity.

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4. Smudging & Healing Smoke

Once you’ve got your physical space straightened up, clear the air with a smudging ceremony. Robin Rose Bennett provides insights on how to approach the ceremony with reverence, and choose the right herbs to create the emotional space you need.

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Plastic Reduction

5. End Your Addiction to Plastic

Now that you’ve got your body, mind, and spirit in the right place, take your spring cleaning to the next level, and help make our planet a little cleaner by reducing your plastic waste. This article provides several tips for going plastic-free that will help you start your journey.

However you decide to freshen up in spring, we hope you’ll share how it’s going with us on Twitter or Facebook!

About the Author

North Atlantic Books (NAB) is an independent, nonprofit publisher committed to a bold exploration of the relationships between mind, body, spirit, and nature. Founded in Vermont, in 1974, NAB aims to nurture a holistic view of the arts, sciences, humanities, and healing. Over the decades, it has been at the forefront of publishing a diverse range of original books in alternative medicine, ecology, and spirituality, with a pioneering publishing program that encompasses somatics, trauma, raw foods, craniosacral therapy, shamanism, and literature.