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Spring Clean your Mind

Updated on February 28, 2015

Spring around the corner!

Winter made everything dull, but with spring around the corner, we have lots of cleaning to do. Our lawns need a makeover, so does our house and our wardrobe.

Now is the time when the trees will blossom, and there will be color everywhere. This is the time to rejoice and be happy since there will be luminosity and vibrancy in the surroundings. Spring is the season of growth. We see buds blooming, birds chirping, bees humming, all animals are at their peak of enjoyment. They all are moving hither-tither to collect food.


While we are renovating our lawns, our wardrobe, and our house, it is also the time to clean our minds. Detoxify it and cleanse it. Spring is the beginning of each year. The Vernal Equinox which will increase daylight, and warm temperatures. According to a Calendar, we celebrate New Year on January of each calendar year but season wise, spring is the start of the new year since it is a season of growth and new life. With such a deep meaning to spring, why don't we also clean up our inner selves beside cleaning up our surroundings?

Spring by William Shakespeare

When daisies pied and violets blue

And lady-smocks all silver-white

And cuckoo-buds of yellow hue

Do paint the meadows with delight,

The cuckoo then, on every tree,

Mocks married men; for thus sings he,

Cuckoo;Cuckoo, cuckoo: Oh word of fear,

Unpleasing to a married ear!
When shepherds pipe on oaten straws,

And merry larks are plowmen’s clocks,

When turtles tread, and rooks, and daws,

And maidens bleach their summer smocks,

The cuckoo then, on every tree,

Mocks married men; for thus sings he,

Cuckoo;Cuckoo, cuckoo: Oh word of fear,

Unpleasing to a married ear!

What to do with ourselves?

  • Take a few extra moments to do a chore that will help us create a sense of awareness around us and learn to be grateful for what we have. For instance, when you open your wardrobe to choose what to wear for that day, look at the number of clothing hanging in your cupboard. Being Grateful and Thankful for what we have, makes a person humble and always makes one count their blessings and stay positive under any circumstances.
  • On your way to work, observe rather than think about your problems. When looking around, you will observe the nature around you, which is in the process of blossoming with different colors. And don't forget to Smile and appreciate it.
  • Always be true to yourself by expressing yourself whether in distress or happy moment. Laughter can do wonders, and if laughing mindlessly then that is like a cherry over an ice cream because that will make one feel much lighter.
  • Positivity is the key to success under all circumstances. It will not make the mind go astray. The mind's problem is solved when the mind is illumined by divine faith.
  • If something planned does not go your way, no worries. Why, fret because another door will open up for you to tread along. Humans always have a plan for themselves, but destiny has something else planned out. Be happy in whatever situation you are in because No situation is constant.
  • Do not worry about being judged. A tree will stand strong even if it is alone. This tree will continue to give shelter to anyone passing by. Using that example, continue on the journey of life even if not being appreciated by the people you want to. Your duties towards your life are the prime motive of you living and breathing. Rest is all history and marked by destiny.
  • This is your life, live by the rules made by you, and learn to breathe whilst enjoying your surroundings that are filled with color and are transmitting radiance and luster.


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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Doc,

      I am glad you agree with the above. Thanks for stopping by!


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      Mohan Kumar 5 years ago from UK

      I simply love the idea of spring cleaning our mind. This is so true- to declutter, get rid of junk thoughts and spread better light and space around... the brain needs Feng-shui. Well said Ruchira.

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Jules,

      Thank you for your words of encouragement.

      Will hop by your profile to read your precious hubs...Best Wishes!

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      Julieonline 5 years ago

      Ruchira, lovely thank you. Very uplifting and I look forward to reading more of your hubs!

      Thank you for sharing,

      Jules :)

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you Vicki. I am happy that I could make spring come early for you.

      Thanks Shasta. I am glad you liked the above text.

      Thanks Audrey. Your kind words always make my day :)

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Always good to check in with what we need to feel grateful and positive--lovely hub Ruchira!

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      Shasta Matova 5 years ago from USA

      This is great, another thing to add to my list. I really love spring, and I agree, spring cleaning my mind should take first priority.

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Ruchira, What a delightful, refreshing hub--just like spring! Enjoyed this hub. Perfect end to a lovely spring day here! :-) Many votes!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thanks Louise. I am happy to make your spring even more colorful :))

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      Cloverleaf 5 years ago from Calgary, AB, Canada

      Spring is my favorite time of the year! I really enjoyed reading your bright and cheerful hub over coffee this morning, thanks!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thanks Susan. Happy Spring to you too :)

      Thanks Anamika. Love your new profile pix :)

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      Anamika S 5 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

      I guess we all need to do this more than anything else. Voted up and tweeted!

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      Susan Zutautas 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Nice uplifting hub Ruchira!

      Up and awesome! Happy Spring!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Cyndi10,

      Yes, Spring is in the air and thus, besides cleaning our homes, we should consider cleaning our minds as well.

      I am glad you agree with the above content.

      Thanks for stopping by!

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      Cynthia B Turner 5 years ago from Georgia

      Spring is a great marker for cleaning, both the mental and the physical kind. We've a wonderful reminder from you and plenty of time to add spring cleaning to our calendars and to to the little things each day that help us with our mental spring cleaning. Thanks for giving us the chance to read this.

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      Ruchira 6 years ago from United States

      Hi Nell,

      I am glad you agree with the above :)

      Thanks for your wonderful comment and wishing you a happy spring cleaning as well :)

      Wishing you peace and joy, my friend!

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      Nell Rose 6 years ago from England

      Hi, Oh I so agree! Spring is a spring in your step! laugh and smile, and don't worry about all the little problems, just be happy! wonderful! rate up and shared, nell