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I Use Music As Therapy For the Soul

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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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    It's way too soon, I know this isn't love But I

    need to tell you something I really really really really really really like you And I want you. Do you want me? Do you want me too? I really really really really really really like you And I want you. Do you want me? Do you want me too? Oh, did I say too much? I'm so in my...
    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    RuefulSmile RuefulSmile 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 9, 2014

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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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    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 24

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    Heart - Alone You don't know how long I have

    wanted to touch your lips and hold you tight, oh you don't know how long I have waited and I was going to tell you tonight
    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F 1 day ago

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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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    Nirvana is such an amazing band.

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

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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 3 Responses Feb 21

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    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F a week ago

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    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 46-50, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    4 Non Blondes - What's Up* *Drifting *Mr

    President *Morphine & Chocolate *Train *Spaceman
    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    TheUltimateCrazyCatLady TheUltimateCrazyCatLady 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 2, 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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    Music doesn't always need to be about the

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

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    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F 1 day ago

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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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    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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    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Guns N' Roses - November Rain Do you need some

    time...on your own Do you need some time...all alone Everybody needs some time... on their own Don't you know you need some time...all alone
    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F 1 day ago

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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 a week ago

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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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    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Saigon Kick - Come Take Me Now *I Love

    You *All I Want *When You Were Mine *What You Say *Colors
    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F 8 hrs ago

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    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F 1 Response 15 hrs 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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    Blow kiss Fire a gun We need somebody to lean

    on #Major Lazer & DJ Snake - Lean On
    Elaina12 Elaina12 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    James Blunt - You're Beautiful You're

    beautiful. You're beautiful. You're beautiful, it's true. I saw your face in a crowded place, And I don't know what to do, 'Cause I'll never be with you.
    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    Christina Perri - Human But I'm only human

    and I bleed when I fall down I'm only human and I crash and I break down Your words in my head, knives in my heart you build me up and then I fall apart 'cause I'm only human
    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    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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    Becky G - Shower Ya,

    you've got me....
    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F a week ago

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