Do you have days when it all feel… eeergh? You feel overly busy and stressed, distracted, depleted and fearful? Today felt like that for me. Apparently, according to a Vedic astrologer I follow, its to do with the planets… well there's a relief, but more than that, there is just a lot of crap stuff going on right now. I made it a habit some time ago to do without newspapers and limit the amount of time I spent getting 'news' of any sort (including gossip, but that's another post), but it's not always easy to avoid what is happening in the world, nor should we… but man… give us a break!!! Today I felt out of sorts all day… really flat until I thought… "ENOUGH"… Get the kettle on, make some tea, turn the radio up and DANCE! I know 4 salsa steps; I learnt them recently and I can do them slow, fast and very fast. I recommend them to all my family. And show them to anyone who feels the need… so, 3 minutes of very fast salsa, and PRESTO… smiling again, energy restored, dogs bemused. Seriously though, it is possible to change anything around, to shake off the energy vampires and increase your energy levels, dumping uncertainty, fear and all challenging times. Move it out of your head, into your body, and drain it away through your feet. You may feel resistant to salsa. Well its not the only technique. Yoga works really well, or go for a walk, with or without a dog. Get a massage, take a bath… the key is to get into your body and out of your mind. We cant stop the world, but we can stop our reactions to things that go on in the world and find new and joyful stress busting techniques.