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I Use Music As Therapy For the Soul

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 17

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    All i need is my ipod fully charged

    and my earphones by my side and im set. I feel like i can overcome anything as long as i have music to help me through it. 😏🎧
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 8, 2014

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    This is so true. Most genres have the ability

    to feed whatever it is your feeling. I don't know...being fairly new here....if you can share youtube links or not, so for now I will suggest this song as a definitely mood lifter and stress reducer...works for me every time. -Raven Vivaldi - Trio Sonata "La Follia" in D Minor...
    Ravenwind43 Ravenwind43 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 12

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    Ugh I hate when you really need a certain feel

    from music, a certain vibe or feeling and you just can't find the right song.
    midnight13child midnight13child 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    Music expresses that

    which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. --Victor Hugo
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 18

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    My daughter just did her Senior (HS) project on

    Music Therapy. There is science behind all of this.
    NCConch NCConch 46-50, M Jun 2

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    I just find that when I need it the right song

    seems to come along for me and give me the message that I need.
    ClaudNine ClaudNine 22-25, F Jul 31, 2014

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    I want to post a song.

    .. But I don't know how, on this damn phone. It says it copied Pink's concert version How Come You're Not Here to my clipboard for me... Anyone know how to find the damn clipboard on a Samsung Galaxy S5? I've never cared before...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F a week ago

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    "If God is a DJ, life is the dance floor,

    love is a rhythm, you are the music..." Pink
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Music is nourishment

    for the soul. A song with just the right lyrics can motivate, the right melody can resonate with one's inner power, and the right rhythm can cause one's inner energy to pulsate again to the beat. There are times when I am depressed that I will sing a motivational song pouring...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    ...so I did today. A perfect piece of music to

    draw to. I feel such a deeper inner satisfaction and contentment, and I was able to complete two drawings that I feel turned out well. This is how a Sunday should be. I rarely get that inward peace but I have it for this moment. :D https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5l6jF8v_Wus...
    Ravenwind43 Ravenwind43 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've been listening to music on Pandora these

    past few days when I'm on here. My stories are inspired by whatever that particular song makes me think about or what mood it induces.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 15

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    I cannot wait for Kid Cudi's album,

    MOTM3! I mean, I'm pretty sure it hasn't been released..
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F Jun 22

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    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Good evening, EP friends.

    Enjoying a little R n R this dark, rainy evening, enjoying the soulful voice of Adele~ Lovesong (The Cure cover)🎶
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 9 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    If there's no one who understands you,

    there's always one song, one artist that does.
    thisISalessa thisISalessa 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    Lone1y Lone1y 41-45, M 2 Responses May 14

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    There is nothing like taking a drive to work

    while listening to Pantera's f*cking hostile to reflect my entire well-being....I turned it all the way up
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Nikita77 Nikita77 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    FlyraX FlyraX 18-21, M Jun 25

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    Is it weird that I can listen to all types of

    music and it can make me feel better? I could listen to a song about sex when I'm sad and it'll make me feel better .-.
    SxuccessfuI SxuccessfuI 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    BCRichWarBeast BCRichWarBeast 51-55, M a week ago

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    Playing and listening to music has honestly

    kept me alive. During my many episodes of severe depression, it was my guitar and my stereo that kept my head above the water. Playing and creating music makes me feel as though time is standing still and nothing else exists.
    foreverisajourney foreverisajourney 22-25, F Jun 26

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    Theres no greater feeling

    than having a song express what you haven't yet understood
    Bebzworld Bebzworld 22-25, F Jun 9, 2014

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    Areidarkwolf12 Areidarkwolf12 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    The love I have for acapella .

    .. thank You God for music <3
    Fcrossed Fcrossed 18-21, F Oct 11, 2014

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    RoughDiamond17 RoughDiamond17 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    Different bands for different emotions; I find

    if I don't stop listening to music I rarely ever feel down.
    Shaney96 Shaney96 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I make music for me I make music

    as an outlet for control I make music to feel I make music to abandon this place, this difficult place inside of myself, and be a different element. Out of my element. Think about it, think about the music. No one will judge you there. No one will call you out on your madness...
    yourtheocean yourtheocean 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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    I can honestly say music is a really big part

    of my life, but then again I find it hard if it's not the same for everyone. I spend a good percentage of my days listening to music, whether I'm on my way to work, or other places. Music calms me down and at the same time it helps me express myself. I love to write with music...
    LostStar28 LostStar28 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    "If I color you with all my thoughts,

    Would you lose your fears of being lost, I bet you never even knew, I see the universe inside of you." Alina Baraz & Galimatias - Can I http://youtu.be/sch3TsPuVys
    inthyvibe inthyvibe 22-25, F Jun 25

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    inloveandeath inloveandeath 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    Dear God I forgot how therapeutic this could be.

    Turned on some acoustic breaking Benjamin and sang at the top of my lungs along with him. Riding this high of true elation that can only be achieved from moments like this. So thankful, so incredibly thankful for the music in my life, the talent for singing that I have and the...
    kavlynn99 kavlynn99 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2014

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    Yangsterz Yangsterz 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    Guitars

    If you were to take note of the callouses on my left hand, you could probably track my moods fairly well. When I have things on my mind - good, bad or ambiguous...my fingers start itching for my guitar.Through the years, I have expressed my emotion through various art forms, but...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 25 Responses Jan 27, 2010

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    Listening to Mozart's Requiem

    for what seemed like the hundredth time, I find myself lost in a parallel universe, where I am breathtakingly tortured by my own wretchedness and the beauty of the melody. If I could cry, I'd shed all my tears for the way I feel as the notes and the words fluently and...
    PoutingEnigma PoutingEnigma 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    I listen to music and it brings me face to face

    with the colors of my soul. I don't know how else to explain it. I know me when I hear it.
    insight00 insight00 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    His fingers rest gently on the keys a soft

    gentle touch. A bond formed. His heart bleeds between the sounds of the black and whites before him. Tears sing a melody that resonates deep within as he coaxes musical poetry from reluctant ivory. I miss you... Where are you? Why are you not with me? Can you hear me? Can...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 8

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    I'm mediating now. . .

    .https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhoEGLGBKaI
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F Jun 26

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    Sometimes I feel that

    when I put my headphones and listen to the music I feel lighter and that all my insecurities and stress just wash away.
    MaddSon MaddSon 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 31, 2014

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    Finding old music you used to love is like

    getting back in touch with an old friend. I love how when you find that one song, you instantly go back to that same feeling you used to have, or in that same mindset you were in when you heard it in the first place.
    CestLaVegan CestLaVegan 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 9

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    Priscilla Hernandez - The Waking of the

    Spring A beautiful song that helps me relax and get into a lighter mood. The music and lyrics make me want to put a wreath of flowers on my head with a long skirt/dress and wander around the woods...so nice:D
    Ravenwind43 Ravenwind43 41-45, F Jun 18