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Coffee Not Working? Try a Pennywhistle.
It's 3:00 p.m. You're dragging. You've already had nine cups of coffee. In an unprecedented move your neighborhood Starbucks has cut you off for the day. You tried some breathing exercises your yoga teacher suggested but you started nodding off. You know what would be really energizing? Going home and sleeping for eight hours. But for some reason that's frowned upon. So what do you do? Don't worry, I'm not going to suggest eating kale or anything. All you have to do is watch this video:
Who can resist it? How psyched do these kids look? How much fun are they having? Look at their wild knees and hands! The music, by the way, is Kwela, a traditional, upbeat pennywhistle-based street music from southern Africa, which I totally knew and did not just read on Wikipedia and which I now must go find as much of as possible because it's just so foot-tappy. And I'd like to take a moment to acknowledge Mr. Pink Shirt, who is one of the best dancers I've ever seen. I want to move through my day the way he moves through this dance -- energetic, ecstatic, effortless. Don't you?
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