“You live like this, sheltered, in a delicate world, and you believe you are living. Then you read a book… or you take a trip… and you discover that you are not living, that you are hibernating. The symptoms of hibernating are easily detectable: first, restlessness. The second symptom (when hibernating becomes dangerous and might degenerate into death): absence of pleasure. That is all. It appears like an innocuous illness. Monotony, boredom, death. Millions live like this (or die like this) without knowing it. They work in offices. They drive a car. They picnic with their families. They raise children. And then some shock treatment takes place, a person, a book, a song, and it awakens them and saves them from death. Some never awaken.”
― Anaïs Nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 1: 1931-1934
So this is my song today. I have not been able to get this song out of my head. It is called: “Somebody That I Used To Know” by Gotye. Do you ever get that way? For days, and sometimes weeks you cannot get a song out of your head? It is the chorus that gets me jumping around. One night last week I was dancing around our office (yes you should have seen me, you would have laughed for a while). I am using it to awaken me today.
STOP HIBERNATING. As Ellen would tell us, get up and dance!