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I Use Music As Therapy For the Soul

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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 5 days ago

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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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    One of my favorites..

    . Edward Sharp and The Magnetic Zeros "Home" http://youtu.be/DHEOF_rcND8
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    Yangsterz Yangsterz 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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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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    Good god I love this mans voice!

    Hozier "To Be Aloneness" http://youtu.be/Ck_hZdKDOsg
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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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    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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    princessfenty princessfenty 18-21, F Aug 5, 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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    broken0315 broken0315 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    I for some unknown reason I sing When I am

    stressed, I remember far back into childhood's hour how I'd spend my days outside playing and exploring nature, all the while singing to all my little creature friends.A song I enjoy singing too, lol... even though I am probably tone deaf.
    FrankiesDissent FrankiesDissent 70+, F 4 Responses Sep 4, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 12, 2014

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    I want to learn playing violin

    and join symphony orchestra but I have tinnitus; I'm afraid this will only make things worst for me and go deaf.
    wdrngSoul wdrngSoul 18-21 12 hrs ago

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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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    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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    Areidarkwolf12 Areidarkwolf12 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 15

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

    be/ImKY6TZEyrI It's been so long Mazzy!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 19

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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, ⬆️)
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 18

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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 May 14

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    TheUltimateCrazyCatLady TheUltimateCrazyCatLady 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 2, 2014

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    Soundcloud -> MusicMythology For people

    who like the truth and need comfort
    XLoriX XLoriX 22-25, F 2 Responses May 14

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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 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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    tbhamani tbhamani 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    Darkhell12 Darkhell12 16-17, M May 9

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    inloveandeath inloveandeath 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    I actually get really anxious

    if I'm not listening to, playing, or writing music....
    sa3r1na sa3r1na 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    Lone1y Lone1y 41-45, M 3 Responses May 14

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    Music has been part of my life

    since I was a young child. I played the violoncello for 12 years, but have come to enjoy improvisation the most. I did not succeed on the piano, but have taught myself to play the electric guitar and I sometimes ham with my best friend. There are some musical gems, which have...
    Prostate56 Prostate56 56-60, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    harleymufin harleymufin 13-15, M May 15

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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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    Hopeisinme Hopeisinme 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 25

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

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    shesmylittlewolf shesmylittlewolf 13-15, F Apr 25

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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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    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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    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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    Mumford and Sons "Believe" http://youtu.

    be/dW6SkvErFEE Love them!!
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