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I Use Music As Therapy For the Soul

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    Blow kiss Fire a gun We need somebody to lean

    on #Major Lazer & DJ Snake - Lean On
    Elaina12 Elaina12 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    Ray Lamontange "Let it be Me" http://youtu.

    be/5LWpw3CMCEg I love this song. Actually I love all his songs. Hint hint, Ray (Pssst, ⬆️)
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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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    Music doesn't always need to be about the

    lyrics. Mastery of instruments and originality is so beautiful to me!
    AutumnAki AutumnAki 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    RuefulSmile RuefulSmile 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 9, 2014

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    The singer K.K. When we have not let language

    be a barrier for communication with people throughout the world, why not experience, rejoice and appreciate music by a singer who sings in a different language than we know? K.K. mainly sings in Hindi, but also many of the south Indian languages( native to him). His voice is my...
    AnushkaThere AnushkaThere 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Yangsterz Yangsterz 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    its been my theme song

    as of late.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERAthcEpM_Q or this one... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mK6Yd87cHUE
    billbillbobill billbillbobill 41-45, M Apr 26

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    Don't you love the feeling

    when you listen to a song for the first time and you just instantly fall in love with it.
    Mattsdragons Mattsdragons 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 17, 2014

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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 18-21, F Jul 31, 2014

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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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    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 46-50, F 6 Responses Apr 29

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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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    Most certainly ... 💯So far from home

    overseas in Japan so I gotta have a way to feel like I'm back in NYC/Jersey. What's better than looking up some great albums that got me through my adolescents? Sticking close to my guy Nas tonight - New York state of mind 🗽 
    JulianLucci JulianLucci 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 29

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    Good god I love this mans voice!

    Hozier "To Be Aloneness" http://youtu.be/Ck_hZdKDOsg
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    Nirvana is such an amazing band.

    💜💜💜
    Areidarkwolf12 Areidarkwolf12 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Hopeisinme Hopeisinme 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 20

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    Mazzy Star - Fade Into You http://youtu.

    be/ImKY6TZEyrI It's been so long Mazzy!
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    I LOVE SINGING any time I'm sad I sing

    and it helps me no matter what mood I'm in i sing
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    princessfenty princessfenty 18-21, F Aug 5, 2014

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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. 😏🎧
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    My friend just started arranging playlists on

    an internet radio. Different genres everyday. Right now they are playing Japanese musci. Check it out :) I highly recommend it http://mixlr.com/listenbaguio/
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F Apr 23

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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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    broken0315 broken0315 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    One of my favorites..

    . Edward Sharp and The Magnetic Zeros "Home" http://youtu.be/DHEOF_rcND8
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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 5 Responses Mar 9

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    Morphine "Do Not Go Quietly Unto Your

    Grave" http://youtu.be/SFY0hYEqQQw
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    harleymufin harleymufin 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    Darkhell12 Darkhell12 16-17, M May 9

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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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    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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    It's a slow, lazy saturday afternoon,

    with too much thinking in my head. So I listen to JAZZ to relax. Miles Davis, 1959. :-) 
    Photosebastian Photosebastian 41-45, M May 9

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    Lone1y Lone1y 41-45, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Soundcloud -> MusicMythology For people

    who like the truth and need comfort
    XLoriX XLoriX 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I experience anxiety very often.

    Sometimes it keeps me from coming out of my room or being able to get out of a car if I see that the store or mall is busy. I very much dislike that this happens but it is normal for some people with Aspergers. But I can be calmed by certain opera music like the arias...
    Andwen Andwen 13-15, M Aug 16, 2014

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    I've found that even in my worst moments there

    is a song, a lyric, a melody that understands me and at that moment I don't feel quite as alone. Life isn't always easy but if I didn't have music I don't know where I'd be today.
    Evilangel820 Evilangel820 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 20, 2014

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    tbhamani tbhamani 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 26

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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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    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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    Welp I just fell in love with a new band,

    just in time for the pain.
    theperz217 theperz217 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    TheUltimateCrazyCatLady TheUltimateCrazyCatLady 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 2, 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