Happy Spring!

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It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.

Happy almost spring! Although it’s still fairly chilly in DC, warmer temperatures and peak cherry blossoms are on the horizon.

As we leave the heaviness of winter’s hibernation, I find it helpful to review its many lessons, highlights, and challenges. And, wow, wasn’t it intense?!

Next, I pen a spring wish list filled with hope and blooms. I have many ideas listed below for you.

  1. Picnic in the park
  2. Plan a hike and meditate outdoors
  3. Dine al fresco
  4. Wear open-toed shoes
  5. Place yellow daffodils on your bedside table
  6. Spring clean your mind, body, and surroundings
  7. Take in the many blooming trees, especially DC’s cherry blossoms
  8. Repot any overgrown plants
  9. Visit an animal sanctuary
  10. Plant impatiens and sweet potato vine in your garden
  11. Pick up succulent fruit at the farmers’ market
  12. Go berry picking
  13. Join us for the spring virtual retreat immersion
  14. Visit a winery and sip into the afternoon
  15. Snap photos of blooming trees and flowers
  16. Savor the sunshine on your skin (hello, vitamin D)
  17. Add pops of colorful tulips to your desk
  18. Go camping
  19. Cultivate a garden (windowsills count)
  20. Go on an evening walk tonight and notice the full moon
  21. Line dry your clothes
  22. Hit the beach before the crowds arrive
  23. Plan a spring break trip
  24. Ride a bike
  25. Visit a botanical garden
  26. Clean out your closet
  27. Create a capsule wardrobe
  28. Set out a bird feeder
  29. Grow fresh mint for your tea
  30. Pack up your heavy winter gear
  31. Practice mindful movement outdoors
  32. Host a mini cocktail party
  33. Fill out the Seasonal Life Review in your copy of Year of Tranquility
  34. Take a digital detox for a day or even a weekend
  35. Sign up for a class that pushes your comfort zone—dance, art, yoga, writing

What are your favorite spring activities? May your transition into spring be nourishing. Bisous. x