Living in the Pacific Northwest means getting to experience all four seasons. Now that March is here, we’ve officially left winter behind and are heading into the spring. Made even more official by the spring equinox, when the sun is beautifully in line with the Earth’s equator. The result is nearly identical lengths of day and night.
There are only two days a year this happens. The first is March 20th, and then it won’t happen again until September 22nd. Seems worth celebrating if you ask us! And what better way to commemorate than with cannabis? After all, cannabis has a way of helping us connect with nature which is perfect since spring is all about growth, beauty, and renewal. We at Greeley Gallery cannabis dispensary want to share our 3 favorite ways marijuana helps us welcome spring.
Is there anything better than blue skies and the warmth of the sun during spring? The gloominess lifts and in a burst of energy and renewal, many of us clean our homes. It can be a lot of work, but nothing beats the pride and uplifting result, especially with a warm spring breeze drifting through open windows like a breath of fresh air.
Consuming cannabis only heightens these effects and can even make cleaning more enjoyable, almost meditative. Who says cleaning must be boring? Greeley Gallery recommends choosing a Sativa strain to boost your energy, then put on some great music and have fun with it. By the time you’re done, you just might be amazed at how lighter you feel.
New Routines and Reflection
We find that sometimes it’s easier to reflect on our habits and routines with a fresh perspective after our environment gets a pick-me-up. This is why after your home is cleaned and aired out, it’s time to apply the same philosophy to yourself. After all, spring is a great time to check in with yourself. Are there any habits you’ve fallen into that maybe aren’t so great? Or perhaps you’ve been putting something off that needs your attention.
Sometimes making changes to ourselves incites anxiety or feelings of being overwhelmed. The good thing is, cannabis is a great tool to tap into our reflective side. Indica strains are an excellent choice for easing these feelings and allowing for a more relaxed introspective reflection. Consider what is and isn’t working in your life. Do your routines help or hinder your goals? What’s one small thing you can do to boost your mental health?
Take a Nature Walk
Speaking of the Spring Equinox, why not celebrate by enjoying these longer days with a nature walk? Puff a pre-rolled joint or schedule a walk for a couple hours after consuming an edible for a boost of peacefulness along the way. Not only are the days lengthening, but the weather is warming, and flowers are blooming. Spring is one of the most colorful seasons of the year, so enjoy it!
We recommend Sativa or Hybrid strains that provide a euphoric and uplifting experience. Consuming cannabis can help your mind destress about your to-do list by keeping you in the moment. Living in Portland, Oregon means access to countless parks, including the infamous Forest Park, perfect for tuning in with nature, though a walk around your neighborhood can be just as effective. We love how creative folks in North Portland have been when it comes to landscaping over the last few years.
Springtime is bursting with color and new life, bathing us in a warming sun and longer days. It provides us with new energy and a thirst for living, which is only amplified with cannabis. Imagine how light you’ll feel after accomplishing the three rituals we shared above.
Tell us about it the next time you stop into our North Portland cannabis dispensary. Greeley Gallery loves connecting with our customers and community. Our friendly staff is available from 7am to 10pm, 7 days a week to provide you with high-quality marijuana and answer any questions you might have.