As we close out 2021, I suggest less meanness and rue and more positive behavior, like bringing Jamaican music into your daily life. Satisfaction guaranteed. Soon you will be free of certain anxieties and more open to the life forces of, say, dub, dancehall, or straight-up reggae. It will bring you closer to the essence and further from the noise. Here are some songs to start. There are so many more great ones for you to find.

Randall Poster is the Music Supervisor for AIR MAIL