10 Self-Love Songs To Listen To When You’re Feeling Down
We often listen to music that reflects what we are thinking and feeling at that moment. But I am sure you will agree with me that music has the power to change your mood too. That’s why you need a playlist that will drive away your insecurities and negative thoughts, and make you feel good about yourself.
These 10 songs will help you cheer you up, and inspire you in this journey of self-love. So, whenever you feel down, just pick up your phone and pop in your earphones.
In Sia’s words:
I’m bulletproof nothing to lose
Fire away, fire away
Ricochet, you take your aim
Fire away, fire away
You shoot me down but I won’t fall, I am titanium
You shoot me down but I won’t fall
I am titanium, I am titanium, I am titanium, I am titanium
You ARE titanium, honey!
1. THE CLIMB BY MILEY CYRUS
This song will remind you of the difficult times in your life, and how, despite every mountain, you are able to overcome your problems on your own.
2. LOVE IS ALL BY THE TALLEST MAN ON EARTH
This song is about loving yourself and trying to rise above the expectations that society sets for us. It also tells us how you don’t have to follow them! Come what may, you will rise up every time trouble comes at you!
3. STRONGER BY KELLY CLARKSON
Well, what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, and all you have to do is stand a little taller. This song reiterates that just because you are alone it, doesn’t mean you should be lonely. You do not need someone else to love as you are capable of loving yourself.
4. BRAVE BY SARA BAREILLES
It is a song about speaking your mind and being able to feel comfortable saying what you want. This song is sort of an anthem for living free in mind, body and spirit.
5. ROAR BY KATY PERRY
The song talks about how things used to be and how people used to hold her down, and how she just throws away all the passiveness. She talks about speaking up, being confident in yourself, and standing your ground.
6. BELIEVER BY IMAGINE DRAGONS
This song is all about someone who finds meaning even from the hardships of life. The song is the declaration of someone who has learned great things from their pain. You need to believe in yourself, that you are capable of everything.
7. I WILL SURVIVE BY GLORIA GAYNOR
This song will make you feel like the strong, independent woman that you are. It is about how you do not need a man in your life to make you feel loved and cared for.
8. I LOVE ME BY MEGHAN TRAINOR
Anytime you need a confidence boost and are self-doubting, listen to this unapologetic song. This song will remind you to love yourself.
9. BORN THIS WAY BY LADY GAGA
It doesn’t matter who you are, you should know that you are perfect in every way. Listen to this song every time you feel that you are not like the ‘other’ girls.
10. SHAKE IT OFF BY TAYLOR SWIFT
It is a fun and upbeat song that will cheer you up instantly. If you listen to the lyrics, it talks about how you should just shake off the criticism from naysayers. Whatever anyone says, just shake it off, ladies, because haters gonna hate!