Being measured is sensible, yes: but it's dull, dull, dull.
Let yourself experience a surge of joy (your favourite dance music might help):
or go for a surge of creativity (even if you only find a new way of arranging your sock drawer).
Try for a surge of energy, or a surge of love.
Clouds, hills, stars and electricity surge, and don't we want to be like them? To reach beyond ourselves for a while?
And of all this fails then just catch up with The News.
Irritation surges, too.
Thing To Do Today: surge. This word comes from the Latin surgere, to rise, from sub- which in this case means up from below, plus regere, to guide.