I occasionally suffer from 'black dog' days. I am not a pretty person to be around during them. I push everyone around me away. And in the midst of them I genuinely do not seem to know how to stop it or the emotional consequences. Like many people of my generation, I don't rest or replenish low batteries much at other times either. Even if I am sitting down watching TV, surfing the net or reading a book, my brain is always on the go. This leads to an overload when something tough happens and it triggers a bad day or two. It causes an inability to see, hear or feel anything properly.
However, I do love music but a lot of what I listen to is 'active' and noisy. I love rhythm but in order to switch off I need soft, soulful music. Music that will calm my heart, mind and soul.
For today this song fitted the bill: