Everyone has experienced some variation of intense, nearly unbearable pain in their life. I wanted to provide something positive to hopefully uplift someone who really needs to be uplifted today. Here’s an ongoing list of songs that have helped me cope with obstacles, physical pain, sadness, loss, adversity, isolation, and everything in between.

Love Is Louder – Karmin
Keep Your Head Up – Ben Howard
Hold On – Alabama Shakes
Rise – Selena Gomez
Good Fight – Unspoken

Stand By You – Rachel Platten
Scars to Your Beautiful – Alessia Cara
Without Words – Ray LaMontagne
Scars – James Bay
Remind You – Andy Grammer

Even When It Hurts – Hillsong United
The Maker – Chris August
Write Your Story – Francesca Battistelli
Sinking Deep – Hillsong Young & Free
Strong Enough – Matthew West

good vibes
Brand New – Ben Rector
Beautiful Life – James Morrison
Listen To The Man – George Ezra

[updated 11/13/16]

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This is the first time for me listening to Karmin Love is Louder and it’s a great song. I love music too so much I’m always with my headphones on. I enjoy reading your blog’s, and continue to strive for better days when the ones we live get rough. Hang in there, you are an inspiration to me. lol

Music is AMAZING and Jasmin’s Picks ARE. THE. BEST. There are many things you know my dearest J, and incredible songs are a definite. Whenever I need a “new tune,” I turn to you to loop me in – whether it’s a chill song, the next best dance groove or a song for solace. You keep me in the know and keep me connected to music that matters:) I might even go as far as to say your Music Choices rival your Cat Choices… but then… NO! Thanks for your blog, for your heart, for your music consultancy and for… Read more »
Jasmin Floyd

Thank you!!! You’re the best :)