Music has incredible power. Science has proven that listening to music can boost your mood, reduce anxiety and improve your overall wellbeing.
It moves us to action, inspires us to do better, motivates us to push through challenges and provides solace in adversity.
Here’s Ten songs with lyrics and messages that’s keeping me focused, inspired and moving.
- Go write your message on the pavement.
Can’t Stop – Red Hot Chilli Peppers
- Standing strong forever. Nothing’s gonna stop us.
Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now – Starship.
- There’s a battle ahead, but you’ll never see the end of the road. Get to know the feeling of liberation and release.
Don’t Dream it’s Over – Crowded House.
- Challenge what the future holds. Try and keep your head up to the sky. Go ahead release you fears. Stand up and be counted. You gotta be bad, you gotta be bold, you gotta be wiser. You gotta be hard, you gotta be tough, you gotta be stronger. You gotta be cool, you gotta be calm.
You gotta be – Des’ree
- We’ll fight ’til it’s over! The ceiling can’t hold us!
Can’t hold us – Macklemore.
- Work it harder, make it better, do it faster.
Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger – Daft Punk.
- I’m the one at the sail, I’m the master of my sea. The bloomin’ don’t come without rain.
Believer – Imagine Dragons.
- When they’re messing with the dreamer, I can laugh it in the face.
Twist and shout my way out.
You Make My Dreams – Hall & Oates.
- See the world in green and blue. See the bird with a leaf in her mouth.
Beautiful Day –U2
- Is it anything and everything you hoped for? Better live your life, we’re running out of time.
All the Stars – Kendrick Lamar
What gets you moving?! Press play on your own list.
“Keep movin’ on, everyday” – Sam Cooke.