How to: Spring clean the right way

How to: Spring clean the right way

The term “spring cleaning” is widely used to describe a seasonal cleansing of both someone’s physical and mental state. When spring rolls around, it’s a good chance to hop on the trend. 

As the weather is shifting, so are closets. The parka that has been a go-to clothing article may not be comfortable as it heats up outside. Here are some ideas that could help transform a closet.

  1. Thrift Stores – As they rise in popularity, thrift stores are also a cheap alternative to spending hundreds of dollars at the brand-name stores in the mall. Thrift stores are also helpful to the economy because customers rely less on the manufacturing of new products. Goodwill and The Salvation Army are good starting places for beginners who don’t know where to go.
  2. Depop – As an online variation of thrift stores, Depop can recommend personalized styles once a user visits the app regularly. It is also helpful if searching for a specific piece of clothing or jewelry. Customers talk with sellers and gain more information about the product they are looking to buy. It’s available for download on the Google Play Store and Apple Store.
  3. Amazon – Amazon is versatile and offers many different products. From shoes to furniture to laptop chargers, Amazon has everything that a person could look for. The clothes that are on this website have good reviews and can be generally bought in bulk at a cheaper price than going to a store. It is available for download on Android and iOS devices.

A teenager’s room should be personalized and reflect what they are like and what their passions are. Creating a new environment is important; bedrooms are where people spend most of their time and are surrounded by what they indulge in . Here are some ways to change up a bedroom.

  1. Amazon – One of the most popular online websites, Amazon can provide fast and easy results for what the user searches. Decorations like lights, posters, and even furniture can brighten a bedroom. The shipping speed is fast and the products are reliable, with great reviews. Amazon seems like it has something for every customer.  Amazon is both a website and a mobile application that can be downloaded on Android and iOS.
  2. Wayfair – An online furniture store, Wayfair specializes in giving their customers quality products. The décor that is offered on the website is good quality and easily obtained. There are a lot of different styles that Wayfair provides and their interface is simplistic. It can be downloaded on the App Store and on the Google Play Store and even accessed through the website.
  3. Merch stores – A great way that someone can personalize their room is by exploring their interests. Many bands, YouTubers and artists have online stores that are accessible on their social media platform. Posters, t-shirts and even phone cases can usually be purchased on these websites. This is an amazing way to support the people that have spent time and money on creating these products for their followers and to potential customers.

One last way teenagers can transform their life is self-care. People can change the way that they live by focusing on themselves and their well-being. Self-care can take shape in a lot of different ways.

  1. Skin care – People who take care of their skin feel a great mental and physical refresher. It can help with long-term skin care and can get rid of acne and prevent wrinkles. It can transform a person’s skin and their mentality, making them have a positive outlook on life. Most products are relatively cheap and can be purchased at stores like CVS and Harris Teeter.
  2. Meditation – Free and easy, it takes as little as five minutes to have one meditation session. Music can accompany it and help bring peace and calmness. Meditation can include focused breathing, the organizing of thoughts and mental isolating to pay attention to something else than the daily life of a person. There are several apps that are available for download that can guide someone on their journey of meditation, like Headspace and Calm.
  3. Detox – There are a lot of healthy ways to detox and get rid of negative things in life. Specific diets can be good, and even fasting, if done properly, can benefit a person’s mental state. Drinking water may help as well. Taking a break from electronics can reduce stress caused by social media and eye strain, leading to a happier, healthier life. To detox, a person should focus on themselves and how they are behaving to know what course of action to take.

Spring cleaning, a traditional cleansing of a person’s life, can take form in an abundance of ways. Cleaning isn’t always a physical thing. Sometimes, people need to renew their habits and have a fresh start.