Even though winter is still alive and well, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try to get a head start on our spring cleaning. It’s time to say goodbye to toxic friendships, clothes we bought ages ago and jobs that aren’t leading us down the right career path. And while this might sound a bit overwhelming, sometimes this kinda cleanse is crucial.
Let’s break it down:
SAY BYE, BYE, BYE TO TOXIC FRIENDSHIPS
If you’re anything like me, you like to see the good in people, which makes letting go of relationships that much harder. But the 90s never did us wrong, so let’s apply the wisdom *NSYNC bestowed to us long ago.
Saying goodbye to friends that are doing more harm than good is a challenge, but remember, vina, it’s important to put yourself first. Although we don’t have Justin Timberlake on speed dial to help us out (and if you do, holler at ya girl) , it’s still important to do. Try to recognize the friends that are in your life for the wrong reasons, and let them loose. Because we all deserve a Taylor Swift-like squad that will have our backs no matter what.
Minimalism is in, so it’s time to give your wardrobe the major facelift it needs. When I was cleansing my own closet, I noticed two things: 1) I had way more clothes than I initially thought and 2) some of my clothes still had price tags on them! (Eek! Sorry, wallet.)
As I cleaned my blackhole of a closet, I started to ask myself which clothes I really liked and which pieces I wanted to donate. It felt as if I were on an episode of What Not to Wear, and much like the contestants at the end of each episode, I felt liberated and free. (Also, I was happy to finally see the closet floor again.)
When you’re cleaning out your closet ask yourself, “Do I really love this?” Only keep the items that will make you feel like the confident, glowing gal you are.
MAKE THE RIGHT CAREER MOVE
Find the job that fits your needs and puts you on the fast track towards fulfillment. If you’re still dreaming of the life you always wanted but are stuck in a job you aren’t passionate about, then it’s time for a new chapter.
Once you’re happy in your job, it won’t feel like working. There’s a huge difference between a job and a career. Work at a place that feeds your soul not just your bank account and makes you truly and utterly happy.
Vinas, it’s time to get in formation. Let us know how you’re reorganizing your life.
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