What songs trigger mind movies and emotional events for you?
What music gets you in the mood, lifts you up, carries you through to the end of a challenging work-out or pulls you out of a funk?
There is little more I enjoy, than having music in the backgound while I’m dancing, cooking, cleaning or playing. Music is in our DNA. If you doubt it – just check out all those babies dancing on youtube!
Music also allows us to experience life through the lens of love.
Love for others and Love for ourselves.
So here is your ultimate self love playlist – 17 songs that will leave you feeling a little more beautiful, loved, connected and jazzed up on life.
Your Ultimate Self Love Playlist
Laughter, song and dance create emotional and spiritual connection; they remind us of the one thing that truly matters when we are searching for comfort, celebration, inspiration, or healing:We are not alone. (Brene Brown, The gifts of Imperfection)
1. Beautiful by Mandalay
Do you know you’re beautiful?/You are/Yes you are.
2. Brand New Me by Alicia Keys
I don’t need your opinion/I’m not waiting for your ok/I’ll never be perfect, but at least now i’m brave
3. Winter by Tori Amos
When you gonna make up your mind? When you gonna love you as much as I do?
4. Perfect by Pink
You’re so mean when you talk/About yourself/Change the voices in your head/Make them like you instead.
5. Beautiful by Christina Aguillera
You are beautiful no matter what they say /Words can’t bring me down / So don’t you bring me down today
6. Everything by Alanis Morissette
You see everything/You see every part/You see all my light/And you love my dark
7. Brave by Sara Bareilles
Say what you wanna say/And let the words fall out/Honestly I wanna see you be brave
8. By Your Side by Sade
When you’re on the outside, baby, and you can’t get in /I will show you, you’re so much better than you know
9. Three Little Birds by Bob Marley
Don’t Worry/About a thing/Cause every little thing/Gonna be Alright
10. Video by India Arie
I’m not the average girl from your video/And I ain’t built like a supermodel/
But I learned to love myself unconditionally/Because I am a queen.
11. Just a Boy by Angus + Julia Stone
One kiss from you and I’m drunk up on your potion/That big ole smile is all you wore
12. Don’t Be Shy by Cat Stevens
Don’t be shy just let your feelings roll on by/Don’t wear fear or nobody will know you’re there
Just lift your head, and let your feelings out instead
13. Don’t Stop Believing by Journey
Don’t Stop Believing/Hold on to the feeling
14. Feeling Good – Nina Simone
It’s a new dawn/It’s a new day/It’s a new life/For me/And I’m feeling good
15. Titanium by Sia
You shoot me down/But I won’t fall/I am Titanium
16. Stronger by Kelly Clarkson
What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger/Stand a little taller/Doesn’t mean I’m lonely when I’m alone
17. Permission to Love by Hayden James
I give Permission to Love/Love/Love
( If you are a Spotify-er, You can save this Ultimate Self Love Playlist)
So, tell me. What did I miss? What are some of your go-to tracks?
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