I am ready for Spring. This has been a particularly long winter here in the Northeast.
I was designed to be in the Mediterranean, on a sandy shore, eating fresh fruit. (see Princess of Garbage Day ) Instead, I am in Boston, and the only green I've seen for six months is some pine trees, and they were coated in ice. I was not cut out for this.
All of this to say that the 24 Things Spring Fling is my favorite toss. It's so wonderful to open the windows, lose the layers, and get some sunshine on my sallow arms!
24 Things encourages you to make room in your home, heart, and mind and create your inspired future. Letting go can be a challenge. We hold onto what we know because change is frightening and staying with the familiar, even if it makes us ill, and unhappy, feels better than venturing into the unknown. We sometimes feel that we are defined by our possessions or our experiences. Learning to let go opens us up to life's bountiful possibilities.
Tossing the clutter in your home can change your life. Our spirits and desires become weighed down underneath our "stuff" and we lose sight of our highest self.
When you let go you create freedom, in the home, mind and body, you create sacred space. Inside this space you can develop the faith that you will be cherished without the aid of material things.
It is more that just cleaning house. It urges introspection, gratitude, and consciousness, and like any good yoga practice, it is done slowly and with Ahimsa. (kindness)
Join me with 24 Things and together we can release the past with reverence and intention, create room for the new, cultivate faith in the future.
Let go or tend to one item each day from April 1 to April 24th.
Removing one thing each day creates a ritual effect. Repeating the behavior, taking a moment each day to infuse your action with intention changes the energy in your life.
Consciously letting go and making room for the new creates a sacred space. In that space you can create anything you want for your future.
There is no purchasing during this 24 day cycle. Necessities like food, medical care, pet or child needs, are fine but if there is something that catches your eye or that you think you need, start a list. If you still want or need that item at the end of 24 days then its up to you. Conscious consumerism is the goal.
Who is up for the challenge?
Get tossing and get clear.