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Declutter Your Bookshelf! 5 Tips to Kickstart Your Spring Cleaning

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When I was younger, I used to think that spring cleaning was a myth my mom invented to force me to do a lot of housework every year. I still kind of think that, but the myth has stuck: every April I feel this weird itch to clean my house from top to bottom. The cleaning part is easy, I just bust out the vacuum and go to town. The harder part is decluttering, specifically when it comes to my book collection. Because while I don’t really have an emotional attachment to all of those old dresses I toss out each year, books are another story. Voracious readers will understand my pain. Despite my best efforts to not buy any…

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Author Randi Ragan Shares 4 Ways to Spring Clean Your Life

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Spring is about getting the chance to start over. We all want to be renewed, to experience the power of renewal. We all live with the collective results of our mistakes, rash and ill-informed decisions, disappointments, unwise assumptions. A do-over is naturally seductive. Spring offers up that promise. The fresh newness of the scene outside the window invites it. It’s the time to seek out clarity, divest stagnant and old thoughts, old ways of being. It’s the time to try new projects and open up to new possibilities. Our lives are defined by our daily actions. With these simple daily habits, you can begin to create spring cleaning for all areas of your life: mental, emotional, physical and spiritual. Journaling…

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