Happy first day of spring! Today is the vernal equinox, which ushers in a time of renewal and growth as trees grow green around us and flowers bloom. Celebrate with these inspirational quotes about how to best feel like "spring."
In 2018, the spring equinox occurs at 12:15 p.m. EDT in the northern hemisphere. During this time, the sun will move directly over the earth's equator and signal the first day of the astronomical spring, versus the meteorological spring. These are the two ways to measure the seasons: the astronomical way reflects natural phenomena to mark time, while the meteorological way is based on the annual temperature cycle as well as our 12-month calendar.