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I Use Music As Therapy For the Soul

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    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F Apr 14

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

    be/ImKY6TZEyrI It's been so long Mazzy!
    Orchidspetals Orchidspetals 36-40, F a week ago

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    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F Apr 16

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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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    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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    Good god I love this mans voice!

    Hozier "To Be Aloneness" http://youtu.be/Ck_hZdKDOsg
    Orchidspetals Orchidspetals 36-40, F Apr 16

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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 1 day ago

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    Katy Perry - Wide Awake I'm wide awake Yeah,

    I was in the dark I was falling hard With an open heart
    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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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...
    AcousticAnne1 AcousticAnne1 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F Apr 14

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    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F Apr 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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    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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    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F Apr 16

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

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    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F Apr 16

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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 3 days ago

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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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    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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    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F Apr 16

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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.
    VeganSoChic VeganSoChic 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 9

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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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    Hopeisinme Hopeisinme 18-21, F 1 Response 2 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. 😏🎧
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 8, 2014

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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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    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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    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
    billbillbobill billbillbobill 41-45, M 8 hrs ago

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    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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

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    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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