A Life Cleanse

“I need a life cleanse.”

My sister’s words caught my attention. Our discussion had begun with the topic of juice cleanses to eliminate body toxins, and then we’d moved on to removing obstacles to our creativity. Both of us had found ourselves drowning in a sea of requests, events, and requirements.

We’d complained about the accumulated clutter in our art rooms, homes, and classrooms. So our conversation had transformed into a “Let’s do something about this,” mode when Gina sighed and said, “I need a life cleanse.”

I’ve thought about her words ever since because her expression provided me with a name for my recent life theme of cleaning out:

Body Cleanse

I’ve started to transform the way I eat. Part of this new nutritional plan includes body cleanses, plant-based protein powder, and healthy eating. This is a difficult cleanse for me to do because I’m from an Italian family that enjoys our pasta, desserts, and indulgences.

House Cleanse

My husband and I are going through one section of our home every weekend to purge possessions. READ THE ENTIRE POST…


About JoDee Luna

“I’m lost in a love affair with portrait painting!” JoDee Luna confesses. This author, artist, and educator describes herself as a creative eclectic due to her diverse history, multiple talents, and various career pursuits. She enjoys a host of creative expressions: mixed media, mask making, floral designing, photography, sculpture, and gardening. JoDee believes the creative process infuses her with the courage to try on new artistic identities, take inspired risks, and explore imaginative ideas. She seeks to share her insights with others through her book, Refrain from the Identical: Insight and Inspiration for Creative Eclectics and website by the same name, http://refrainfromtheidentical.com. Both provide helpful tips and inspiration for artistic multi-taskers, those who enjoy various forms of artistic expression.
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2 Responses to A Life Cleanse

  1. Rachél says:

    I am doing some of this myself and find it so inspiring. Great article. Thanks for packaging the idea so clearly.

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