It’s spring! The air is warmer, tiny buds are beginning to unfurl on bare tree branches, green shoots are poking up through the cold earth, and the world is filled with a fresh sense of renewal. It’s no wonder that, as the landscape changes around us, becoming more vibrant, lush and beautiful after the monochromatic tones of winter, we’re filled with a corresponding urge to update our living spaces. Spring cleaning is universal: It’s all about clearing the clutter from our homes and doing a top-to-bottom deep-clean, scouring all the nooks and crannies we’ve overlooked all winter long. And there is a definite link between our physical surroundings and our inner emotions; setting our homes to rights makes us feel more focused, confident and optimistic. But the actual process of cleaning is far more individual, based on the particulars of your Sun sign. What’s your cleaning style? How can you maximize your natural strengths from the Zodiac and avoid the pitfalls common to your sign? Read on to find out.
Hardworking Capricorn doesn’t mind the idea of spring cleaning. After all, you want your home to reflect the best version of yourself, and if you have a surprise visitor, you want to feel assured that it’s in good shape for hosting. Plus, you just don’t feel clear-headed or efficient when surrounded by clutter and filth. But making time for spring cleaning can be tough; in fact, the very idea of working it into your busy schedule could cause you stress. And if you’re like other Capricorns, you’re so busy on a daily basis that you may not make enough time for regular tidying up. You’re likely to hurry through cooking your meals and grooming yourself, leaving dirty dishes and laundry to pile up — which makes the prospect of actual deep-cleaning that much more daunting. The way around this obstacle, of course, is simply to approach it in the same practical, levelheaded and responsible way you approach everything important in life. Set aside the time, make a list of must-do tasks, and then get to work. You’ll feel better and better as your surroundings improve, reflecting all your hard work