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I Use Music As Therapy For the Soul

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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 6 days ago

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    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, 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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    Lone1y Lone1y 41-45, M 2 Responses May 14

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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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    The love I have for acapella .

    .. thank You God for music <3
    Fcrossed Fcrossed 18-21, F Oct 11, 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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    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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    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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    Music is a connection with our primal elements

    and with our higher levels of consciousness -- the divine.
    amazinglight amazinglight 51-55, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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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    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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    Eva Cassidy song bird she passed

    before she became so popular she had cancer
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 18

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

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    RoughDiamond17 RoughDiamond17 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I have a varied taste in music.

    Each piece can instantly lift my mood, whether it is Mozart or Electric Light Orchestra. Dancing with the chords is an added bonus.
    Olivia1962 Olivia1962 51-55, F 2 days ago

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

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    Nikita77 Nikita77 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I drown in metal core like the amity affliction

    when I feel like ****. Rock On!!!!
    tiuchia tiuchia 18-21, M Jun 20

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    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 days ago

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

    love is a rhythm, you are the music..." Pink
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 5 days ago

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

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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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    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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    LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS TUNE Travis King

    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=llC9L87pESY *Creation*
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 4 days 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. 😏🎧
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    Music expresses that

    which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. --Victor Hugo
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    Nikita77 Nikita77 31-35, F 6 days ago

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