Spring is a beautiful time with flowers blooming, greenery and birds singing. It’s also the time when many people in the Western Hemisphere like to clean their homes, closets and living spaces to get rid of clutter, unnecessary and outgrown stuff!

While physical cleaning is quite common, very few make the time for emotional cleaning. Becoming aware of your thoughts, feelings, and emotions. In order to have a healthy body, it’s essential to have a healthy mind! If the mind is not healthy, the spirit suffers.

It’s not just necessary to be conscious of your thoughts, feelings and emotions, it’s also important to consciously get aware which ones are conducing to your life and which ones are creating toxicity and negativity.

Do you know someone who is a whiner or a complainer or someone who has a problem for every solution? Those are good examples of those who need ESC, Emotional Spring Cleaning.

Just as servicing makes your car run smoother, regular ESC makes your life run smoother.

Some of the ways you can Spring Clean Emotionally are as follows:

  1. Have a positive mindset: See an opportunity in every challenge, a learning in every failure.
  2. Make enthusiasm your best friend: When you are enthusiastic, even the menial tasks appear exciting.
  3. Practice gratitude as a way of life: When you are grateful, you attract more to be grateful for. It helps you get into an abundant, positive, collaborative state.
  4. Practice daily meditation: Meditation has so many benefits, it’s essential to incorporate it in your daily routine. It helps you focus, get relaxed, get healthy, improves productivity, reduces anxiety and helps gain self-control.
  5. Consume healthy plant-based foods: Eating healthy helps feel better and plant-based foods not just help keep you healthy but also give more energy and better mood.
  6. Listen to soothing music: Music is beneficial in several ways. It not just makes you want to dance but also helps you feel calmer, happier and eases out negative emotions.
  7. Dance/walk/work out: As Tony Robbins says, changing your state, changes the emotions you are feeling. You can’t remain angry or sad when you shake your booty.
  8. Do simple acts of kindness: Whether it’s volunteering for a cause close to your heart or helping someone in need, simple acts of kindness help brighten your life and make you feel more worthy.
  9. Get empathetic: Putting yourself in the other person’s shoes helps you understand better, build better relationships, and helps forgive and that helps you get into a better state.
  10. Respect your boundaries: Set clear boundaries and respect them enough to not let anyone violate them.
  11. Reframe: We can’t control what life brings but we can control how we react. When life gives you curve balls, it’s an opportunity to learn to throw aces!

What‘s your spring cleaning idea? Let’s connect!

“Get rid of clutter and you might find that it was blocking the door you were looking for.” – Katrina Mayer

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Anita Kumari

Chief Strategist, Coach and Founder: Anita Kumari Srivastava is an award-winning poetess, coach and author of “Find Your Happy, Survivors Guide to Finding Joy In Spite of Life’s Challenges”. She has extensive high-tech background and is the Founder & Chief Strategist at HappinessFactors. Her vision is to spread emotional wellness & happiness globally by creating happy mindsets. She combines NLP, Hypnotherapy, MER, Psychology, Energy, Meditation, Mindfulness, Healthful Habits, Spirituality and more. She speaks on how to combine happiness and technology for compassionate and empathetic leaders and teams. She has MBA background and a quest for empowering both individuals and organizations to happiness, motivation and joy. She is a certified NLP, Hypnotherapy and MER practitioner and believes that happiness is everyone’s birth right. She was born in India and lives in the US. She has extensive high tech experience including Google, Western Digital, Applied Materials and startups. She earned the Community Hero Award in 2018. Her other accomplishments include radio and TV interviews, modeling, debates and plays. When life threw her a few curve balls, she decided to ace her batting skills and learnt the skills to find happiness again and get breakthroughs. Anita is an abuse survivor and has been in the field of personal growth for over a decade. She has been trained by some of the best in personal growth industry, including Tony Robbins, Brendon Burchard, Cloe Madanes, Ken Minkus, Bo Eason, Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra. She loves to crew Tony’s events. In her quest to spread happiness, she conducts free Happiness workshops for the under privileged in the Silicon Valley. Her Hobbies include getting rid of at least one fear every year. She loves to walk on fire, climb mountains and strategize. Her successful speaking engagements include various Chambers of Commerce, Educational Institutions, Seminars, Technology Companies, Dale Carnegie Training, radio shows, podcasts etc. She loves to volunteer and help the less fortunate and dreams of helping poor girls in developing countries get educated and not be forced into prostitution. Her startup Happiness Factors (www.happinessfactors.com) empowers people and organizations to emotional wellness, happiness and fulfillment. It provides inspirational keynotes, workshops, trainings, group and individual coaching as well as happiness seminars. Her book “Find Your Happy” A Survivor’s Guide to Happiness in spite of life’s challenges is available on Amazon in both paperback and kindle versions and has changed people’s lives in across continents. You can connect with her on Youtube l FB l Twitterl Instagram

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