Spotlight: Spring Cleaning
With spring rolling in, many are getting the itch to organize and tidy up after all those dreary winter months spent inside. Therefore, this April we’re focusing on spring cleaning. For many living with multiple sclerosis, household chores and organizing can be both physically and mentally challenging though. And, sometimes cleaning doesn’t mean cleaning of your actual physical space but also your emotional mindset and well-being. As the spring months arrive, we almost feel like we’re ready for a new start. So, below we’ve included articles with some tips and tricks on how to tackle spring cleaning!
Most of all though we want to hear from you! What tips and life hacks do you have for cleaning when you’re unable to do certain tasks or really don’t feel up to it?! Let us know by posting in the our forums, sharing your story, or tweeting!
Do you have any cleaning advice or any tips and tricks to make your spring cleaning easier? Please share it with us in our spring cleaning forum:
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Read how other members in the community talk about managing MS and cleaning.
Taking Stock: My Musings on Spring, Health Goals, and Mortality
By Kim Dolce – April 17, 2016
Folks, it happens every spring. My brain crawls out of its hibernating cave, squints in the morning light, and wipes the winter sleep from its eyes, ready to receive hopeful, happy thoughts…
“Life Hacks” for MSers
By Stephanie Buxhoeveden, RN, MSCN – January 17, 2015
“Life Hacks” are a popular internet trend right now. They are basically any trick or shortcut that makes life a little easier. People living with MS are definitely in need of some life hacks…
How to Reduce and Avoid Clutter at Home
By Lisa Emrich – December 2, 2014
Clutter seems to be the bane of my existence at home. Well, maybe not quite so dramatically, but it is a never-ending battle to keep things neat and tidy…
We Get By With A Little Help From Our Friends: A List Of Cleaning Tips To Make Our Lives Easier
By Cathy Chester – March 14, 2014
Cleaning is cleaning, and it’s always fatiguing when you have MS…
Tips to Staying Organized
By Ashley Ringstaff – February 19, 2015
I know how hard it is to stay organized in general – but throwing MS into the mix of life itself can be downright unattainable…