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54: How to Spring Clean Your Life

Here in Colorado, spring is finally in full-swing. The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and everything is turning green once again. Winter has come and gone and it’s time to dust out the cobwebs and prepare for the new possibilities this season can offer.

For most, spring cleaning is a time to wipe down baseboards and get rid of the clutter in the attic. But who says the same concept can’t apply to our lives? In this week’s episode of Breathe In, Breathe Out, I share what aspects of my life I’m spring cleaning and inspire you to do the same. 


Think meditation is hard? Do me a favor, take a slow deep breath in and now breathe out. Congratulations, you just meditated. Hi, I’m Krystal Jakosky, and this is Breathe In, Breathe Out: a Weekly Mindfulness and Meditation podcast for anyone ready to own their own shit and find a little peace while doing it.

Hello and welcome back to Breathe In. Breathe Out. I’m your host, Krystal Jakosky, it is late April and it’s amazing. The sun is out. The birds are singing. Everything’s warming up. It’s all greening up. It is just gorgeous. I mean, this is just amazing. This is the point in time when I’ll leave my house and I’ll walk out the door and realize that my windows might be just a little bit dirty from the winter and I need to get them cleaned because things aren’t quite as bright from the inside of my house as they are outside. When I step into that sun, it’s so amazing and beautiful and such a gift. Spring is amazing. I totally understand why people call it spring cleaning because there’s this thing about winter being shrugged off your shoulders and you just want to air everything out and feel that freedom and the hope and the joy.  

And yet spring cleaning can be such a challenge. And so overwhelming. When was the last time you went through your email? Like when was the last time you really went through your email? There was a time I looked at my email because my browser or my, you know, I’m not a tech person. It warned me that my data, like my memory, was almost full and that I was going to have to start buying memory if I didn’t do something. So I looked at my email and I found out that I had over 900 emails and that was just the unread ones, 900 emails that were just being stored and hanging out there for dear life or, you know, just all of eternity and spring cleaning is a lot like my email was because there are things that we keep. There are things that we keep because we want to, there’s this special connection to it.  

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