Thanks to Dan Gold @danielcgold for making this photo available freely on Unsplash 🎁

Thanks to Dan Gold @danielcgold for making this photo available freely on Unsplash 🎁


Bringing you the heart of the matter in LifeCycles by Laurie Edwards-Tate.

Spring showcases opportunities for renewal and appreciating what we have and eliminating what no longer works for us. Spring cleaning is a great way to do just that.

Spring’s warmer, sunlight days bring new possibilities for enjoying more of everyday life.

According to Dr. John Sharp in The Emotional Calendar, there is an increase in metabolism and turnover of the brain’s neurotransmitters during spring. Providing the basis for spring fever and an increase in energy.

Helpful tips for cleaning your living space

Start by using non-toxic forms of virus and bacterial killing cleaning products. Wearing a mask and disposable gloves, start with cleanser strength white vinegar to clean counters, bathrooms, and scrub floors. Vinegar and old newspaper are also excellent, non-toxic window and glass cleaners. Next, scrub away stains on tiles, floor, or countertops with baking soda. Regular toothpaste, not the new gels, can reduce stains on wood. But test it in an inconspicuous space first.

Vinegar and baking soda can freshen your dishwasher, microwave, and washing machines.

Read more on Laurie’s article at LifeCycles in the Communities Digital News.

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