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Notebook headed "thought catalgoue"A newsletter from Human Resources offers suggestions for spring cleaning your mind to reach your greatest potential.

Spring cleaning subject of wellness newsletter

Clutter and mess can contribute to tension, irritability, and even depression, according to the April 2021 edition of Workplace Wellness E-Digest, published by the Department of Human Resources’ Office of Employee Engagement and Development.

“When some people are feeling overwhelmed or stressed out, they might try yoga or mindfulness but for others giving the shelves a quick dust, wiping down the kitchen counter, or even organizing the closet is just as beneficial for their mental health,” the newsletter points out.

It offers information on several aspects of spring cleaning, including the mental health benefits of decluttering, tips to declutter your mind, and ways to combat the spring blues.

Read the entire issue of the Workplace Wellness E-Digest.