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I Use Music As Therapy For the Soul

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42,697 People

    Hopeisinme Hopeisinme 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 25

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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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    Nirvana is such an amazing band.

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

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    deleted deleted 26-30 May 10

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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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    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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    inloveandeath inloveandeath 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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

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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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    TheUltimateCrazyCatLady TheUltimateCrazyCatLady 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 2, 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. 😏🎧
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 8, 2014

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    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 46-50, F 6 Responses Apr 29

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 13

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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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    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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    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 12, 2014

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    Good god I love this mans voice!

    Hozier "To Be Aloneness" http://youtu.be/Ck_hZdKDOsg
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 16

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

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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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    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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    Soundcloud -> MusicMythology For people

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

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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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    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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    One of my favorites..

    . Edward Sharp and The Magnetic Zeros "Home" http://youtu.be/DHEOF_rcND8
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 15

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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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    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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    Lone1y Lone1y 41-45, M 3 Responses May 14

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    harleymufin harleymufin 13-15, M a week ago

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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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    shesmylittlewolf shesmylittlewolf 13-15, F Apr 25

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

    be/dW6SkvErFEE Love them!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 15

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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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    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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    I LOVE SINGING any time I'm sad I sing

    and it helps me no matter what mood I'm in i sing
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 10

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    princessfenty princessfenty 18-21, F Aug 5, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 20

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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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    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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