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I Use Music As Therapy For the Soul

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    I use music to get away instead of talking to people. When you're happy you listen to the music, when you're sad you understand the lyrics.
    livefuckingstrong livefuckingstrong 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2013

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    Music is such a getaway for me it's like I don't feel empty.
    jacquelyn415 jacquelyn415 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Lucky stars - The first four months have come and gone. A revelation. A joining of souls. Four months of surprise, jealousy, happiness, tenderness, fear, controlled passion...
    waterlooSunset waterlooSunset 36-40, M 4 Responses Feb 29, 2012

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    Music even though it doesn't make every problem go away it lessens the intensity of the pin.
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Songs I Like - There are so many great songs out there that put you in a better mood then you were before listening, these are a few of mine off the top of my head… Gogol...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 21, 2013

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    Smile! Dance! And "say Hey I Love You!" - Therapy for the soul....yes that's what music can be for us..... How can you not Smile after this one!
    CuriousAngelina CuriousAngelina 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 29, 2012

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    Music was given to stir the soul. I often think of King David and his worship, and his Psalms, and how important music was in his life. Not just "life" but spiritual life too. The...
    LookAwayLookAway LookAwayLookAway 31-35, F Jan 17

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    Don't you use music for therapy for the soul, especially when you're listening to 90s music. Music is just that amazing and that real. Music just takes you in, gives that type of...
    maddymadamz maddymadamz 13-15 Nov 29, 2013

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    ( playing piano to this lyrics, while raining..) ;) It's your smile, Your face, your lips that I miss, Those sweet little eyes that stare at me And make me say, I'm with you...
    Cara0291 Cara0291 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    Lyrics To My Favorite Love Song... - "Ultimate Gift" is one of my top 10 favorite songs. It's by a fairly obscure prog rock band called, Enchant. I absolutely love the lyrics in...
    musicbook musicbook 56-60, M 2 Responses Jun 24, 2012

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    Shiznitone Shiznitone 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Music helps me get through my days, good or bad and it helps take stress away <3
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    Music is my soul. Its one of the only things that I know that can touch the soul.
    Steph2814 Steph2814 31-35, F Jan 3

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    Music - When you are in that moment of pain and you hear music....You can feel the melodies and the words flow through your entire body. It goes through your soul and wraps around...
    ETH21 ETH21 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2011

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    The Perfect Illusion. - It's two-thirty in the morning. I'm lying in the dark. Alone. The streetlamp outside my window is casting dancing shadows on the ceiling. The few remaining...
    waterlooSunset waterlooSunset 36-40, M 4 Responses Feb 12, 2012

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    I always believed that when words fail, music speaks volumes. I've had to go without my itunes collection for a while now (not gonna go into that) and the only way I can get my...
    Mariposa85 Mariposa85 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    I love EDM & music festivals
    AmandaLee37 AmandaLee37 22-25, F Jan 21

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    It's Time To Dance! - Okay, everybody! This is great dance music; I don't care who you are! No excuses now! Get up and DANCE!
    northguy northguy 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 23, 2012

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    Muse-ic - Wake me up Open my eyes. Make me belive in something bigger than myself. I want to feel alive. I want to see the path in front of me and know that my steps are right. I...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 6 Responses Nov 7, 2010

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    The whispers in the morning Of lovers sleeping tight Are rolling by like thunder now As I look in your eyes I hold on to your whole body And feel each move you make Your voice is...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F Feb 4

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    Opera does this perfectly.
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    One of my escapes is to listen to music. Wide ranging tastes but all with a theme of transporting the mind away from all the stresses of life. Contemporary or classical, I enjoy...
    GrantUK GrantUK 46-50, M Apr 6

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    Ladyjane10 Ladyjane10 31-35, F Jan 30

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    The minute I get a guitar in my hand and I start singing, every problem I have goes away. All of my anxiety and everything that results from it- the shaking, the stomach aches, the...
    Stoke453 Stoke453 18-21, M Feb 15

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    Many Types Touch My Soul - I am a huge music fan but don't always know who the Artists are. I really should pay more attention I suppose but certain music of all types can grab my...
    CuriousAngelina CuriousAngelina 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    Music calms my anger and it keeps me going everyday. It's like my drug and I feel so emotional and spiritually moved by music.
    leannia2000 leannia2000 13-15, F Jan 29

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    I love listening to music when i'm depress.. It soothes my mind and soul..
    Hottiemom13 Hottiemom13 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 7

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    You Will Always Be A Child In My Eyes -
    CuriousAngelina CuriousAngelina 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 14, 2013

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    I'm beginning to like Korean music more because the language is so beautiful and seems to carry more weight and meaning. Especially the sad songs. They have helped me during my...
    michellekay michellekay 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Just A Thought - you can always find me with headphones on and pen and paper writing about how I feel i dont know why i listen to music when im upset or y i write when im upset...
    aliyahlc aliyahlc 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2011

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    When i am angry i pound the drums and vision the persons face on my drums. It can be a huge help in getting out frustrations.
    totsy50 totsy50 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    Today music is culture and because it is its a big part of our lives and mostly our souls it is also what drives us to do grate things in life.
    HotJanna HotJanna 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Aside from my psychological cousin, I also healed from my pain in rape with music. It really worked. It helped me get up again and feel more alive.
    LolitaChrisbell LolitaChrisbell 18-21, F Jan 15

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    Music Is My Sanctuary - I have always used music as a magic carpet to escape the sometimes harsh realities of life. It was definately therapy for my soul. I was doing this long...
    Mystro Mystro 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 16, 2011

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    Music Is Perfect Therapist - I hate therapist, I don't really like when people trying to fix me, I never feeling better when people give me advices. The only thing that can fix me...
    dhianhayls dhianhayls 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2011

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    Fallen - I have a history of making decisions very quickly about men. I have always fallen in love fast and without measuring risks. I have a tendency not only to see the best in...
    m2extreme m2extreme 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 14, 2012

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    So this the playlist I'm listening to as I write this. It is by no means complete, just what I have available on my phone at the moment. There are way more songs that I listen to...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    Music Is My Therapy - When I'm feeling alone or just broken down. I listen to music to help me get away from all the problems and the world in general. Music to me is a magical...
    TheTopDawg TheTopDawg 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 12, 2011

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    Not just music, singing and chanting can be very healing. I found this particular video and it amazed me. It is very serene and peaceful.
    Dragon3lf Dragon3lf 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Music Is For Traveling -   There is a good reason they call some music ‘mood music’. Just think how you feel when you are listening to your favourite song. It...
    Kindamagic Kindamagic 36-40, M 6 Responses May 16, 2008

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    Dear ex-Heart - Dear ex-Heart, Just thought I'd send you a wee mail, just to show you there's no hard feelings. Don't read anything more into it. I understand it's over. I...
    waterlooSunset waterlooSunset 36-40, M 2 Responses May 4, 2012

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    See the animal in his cage that you built Are you sure what side you're on? Better not look him too closely in the eye Are you sure what side of the glass you are on? See the...
    Skies12 Skies12 18-21, F Jan 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...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 25 Responses Jan 27, 2010

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    soundcloud.com ssearch for pongo dean & pongo dean 1 total of 80 freestyles by myself some free downloads too if you like what you hear peace pongo
    PongoDean PongoDean 31-35, M Feb 20

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    It Just Does. - I listen to music most of the time, not because I'm experiencing problems or whatever negative things are going against me in life, But because it just gives my...
    fuqlife fuqlife 22-25, M 3 Responses May 6, 2012

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    Music is my escape from reality, I could listen to it nonstop 24/7. If someone were to take my music away from me you'd be taking a part of me along with you. Music is my best...
    NarikoHana NarikoHana 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    Time-Hans Zimmer,close your eyes and listen to it.
    ryanhqm ryanhqm 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Healing Songs - I think music can heal the soul. It is truly amazing how it can put you in a good mood in a matter of seconds. It can be either chanting or nature sounds or just...
    Dragon3lf Dragon3lf 18-21, F Feb 22, 2013

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    Moving Mountains - This song helped me through hard times, music that you can relate to usual does. 
    MiracleWhipTrickster MiracleWhipTrickster 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 9, 2011

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    Game over Falling in reverse My life is like a video game, Trying hard to beat the stage. All while I am still collecting coins. Trying hard to save the girl, Obstacles, I'm...
    SwEgMoFo SwEgMoFo 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Soul Music - It happened again....the song, our song. It came on the radio when I least expected it. I was lost once again in memories of you, the memories of us. The song touched...
    CuriousAngelina CuriousAngelina 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2012