24 Most Empowering Break Up Songs

24 Most Empowering Break Up Songs

After a rough break up, these songs could make you feel like you run the world.

There is no way to describe break ups besides the fact that they suck. There is no worse feeling than having to rebuild after losing a part of yourself. There are several distinct phases of a breakup. There's the first phase which is shock. This phase doesn't last long but it is there. After so long, you cannot believe it's actually over. The second phase is heartbreak. You will begin to play the best memories over and over again and beat yourself up about it. "When did it go wrong? Was it my fault?" The third and finally phase, which is my favorite, is the empowering phase. It's when you finally stop sulking and you realize how amazing you are. It is their loss and you need to know that. When this phase hits, there is little to do besides blast music and dance around with your best friends, and these are the best songs to do that too.

1. "Independence Day" by 5 Seconds of Summer

"I'm over this. I'm over you. I'm not gonna waste my life away. This is my independence day."

2. "Really Don't Care" by Demi Lovato

"Even if the stars and moon collide, I never want you back into my life. You can take your words and all your lies, oh oh oh I really don't care!"

3. "7 Things" by Miley Cyrus

"You're vain, your games, you're insecure. You love me, you like her. You make me laugh, you make me cry, I don't know what side to buy!"

4. "I Look So Good (Without You)" by Jessie James

"Hey boy, I would of thought that when you left me I'd be broken with my confidence gone, so bummed. Hey boy, I would of thought that when you said that you don't want me, I'd feel ugly n sense something was wrong. Standing in front of the mirror, my skin's never been clearer. My smile's never been brighter."

5. "Too Little Too Late" by JoJo

"It's just too little too late a little too wrong, And I can't wait. But you know all the right things to say- you know it's just too little too late.You say you dream of my face, but you don't like me, you just like the chase. To be real It doesn't matter anyway, you know it's just too little too late"

6. "Since U Been Gone" by Kelly Clarkson

"But since you been gone, I can breathe for the first time. I'm so moving on yeah, yeah! Thanks to you, Now I get what I want, Since you been gone"

7. "Picture to Burn" by Taylor Swift

"I hate that stupid old pickup truck you never let me drive. You're a redneck heartbreak who's really bad at lying. So watch me strike a match on all my wasted time. As far as I'm concerned you're Just another picture to burn"

8. "Irreplaceable" by Beyonce

"You must not know about me, you must not know about me, I could have another you in a minute- Matter of fact, he'll be here in a minute, baby. You must not know about me, you must not know about me, I can have another you by tomorrow- So don't you ever for a second get to thinking You're irreplaceable."

9. "Best Thing I Never Had" by Beyonce

"I wanted you bad, I'm so through with that. 'Cause honestly you turned out to be the Best thing I never had You turned out to be the Best thing I never had. And I'm gon' always be the best thing you never had Oh I bet it sucks to be you right now."

10. "Break Free" by Ariana Grande feat. Zedd

"This is the part when I say I don't want ya, I'm stronger than I've been before. This is the part when I break free Cause I can't resist it no more"

11. "Gotta Go My Own Way" by High School Musical 2

"I'm leaving today 'Cause I gotta do what's best for me, You'll be okay. I've got to move on and be who I am I just don't belong here, I hope you understand. We might find our place in this world someday But at least for now, I gotta go my way."

12. "Drunk Girls Don't Cry" by Maren Morris

"You say he saw the light, the slate is clean. He swears up and down that it's gonna be Different this time, That's like saying drunk girls don't cry"

13. "White Horse" by Taylor Swift

"Cause I'm not your princess, this ain't a fairytale. I'm gonna find someone someday who might actually treat me well. This is a big world, that was a small town, There in my rear view mirror disappearing now. And its too late for you and your white horse Now its too late for you and your white horse, to catch me now."

14. "Thnks Fr Th Mmrs" by Fall Out Boy

"One night and one more time, Thanks for the memories even though they weren't so great. He tastes like you, only sweeter. One night, yeah, and one more time. Thanks for the memories, Thanks for the memories."

15. "Clean" by Taylor Swift

"You're still all over me like a wine-stained dress I can't wear anymore. Hung my head as I lost the war, and the sky turned black like a perfect storm. Rain came pouring down when I was drowning, that's when I could finally breathe. And by morning gone was any trace of you, I think I am finally clean"

16. "Gives You Hell" by All American Rejects

"When you see my face, Hope it gives you hell, Hope it gives you hell. When you walk my way, Hope it gives you hell, Hope it gives you hell. If you find a man that's worth a damn and treats you well. Then he's a fool you're just as well Hope it gives you hell."

17. "Fade" by Kanye West

"I think I think too much, I feel it. Your love is fadin' I feel it."

18. "So Yesterday by Hilary Duff

"Come tomorrow it will seem, So yesterday, so yesterday. I'm just a bird that's already flown away- Laugh it off let it go and, When you wake up it will seem So yesterday, so yesterday. Haven't you heard that I'm gonna be okay."

19. Ridin' Solo by Jason Derulo

"I'm puttin' on my shades to cover up my eyes, I'm jumpin' in my ride, I'm heading out tonight. I'm solo, I'm ridin' solo, I'm ridin' solo, I'm ridin' solo, solo. I'm feeling like a star, you can't stop my shine, I'm loving cloud nine, my head's in the sky I'm solo, I'm ridin' solo, I'm ridin' solo, I'm ridin' solo, solo"

20. Titanium by David Guetta

"I'm bulletproof- nothing to lose, Fire away, fire away. Ricochet- you take your aim, Fire away, fire away. You shoot me down but I won't fall, I am titanium. You shoot me down but I won't fall. I am titanium"

21. That's What You Get When You Let Your Heart Win by Paramore

"That's what you get when you let your heart win, whoa. That's what you get when you let your heart win, whoa. I drowned out all my sense with the sound of its beating (beating). And that's what you get when you let your heart win, whoa."

22. Heartless by Kanye West

"You wait a couple months then you gon' see, You'll never find nobody better than me"

23. Potential Break Up Song by Ally and AJ

"The type of guy who doesn’t see what he has until she leaves. Don’t let me go cause without me, you know you’re lost. Wise up now or pay the cost. Soon you will know"

24. Girls Just Wanna Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper

"That's all they really want, Some fun. When the working day is done Girls - they want to have fun, Oh girls just want to have fun"

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30 Things I'd Rather Be Than 'Pretty'

Because "pretty" is so overrated.

Nowadays, we put so much emphasis on our looks. We focus so much on the outside that we forget to really focus on what matters. I was inspired by a list that I found online of "Things I Would Rather Be Called Instead Of Pretty," so I made my own version. Here is a list of things that I would rather be than "pretty."

1. Captivating

I want one glance at me to completely steal your breath away.

2. Magnetic

I want people to feel drawn to me. I want something to be different about me that people recognize at first glance.

3. Raw

I want to be real. Vulnerable. Completely, genuinely myself.

4. Intoxicating

..and I want you addicted.

5. Humble

I want to recognize my abilities, but not be boastful or proud.

6. Exemplary

I want to stand out.

7. Loyal

I want to pride myself on sticking out the storm.

8. Fascinating

I want you to be hanging on every word I say.

9. Empathetic

I want to be able to feel your pain, so that I can help you heal.

10. Vivacious

I want to be the life of the party.

11. Reckless

I want to be crazy. Thrilling. Unpredictable. I want to keep you guessing, keep your heart pounding, and your blood rushing.

12. Philanthropic

I want to give.

13. Philosophical

I want to ask the tough questions that get you thinking about the purpose of our beating hearts.

14. Loving

When my name is spoken, I want my tenderness to come to mind.

15. Quaintrelle

I want my passion to ooze out of me.

16. Belesprit

I want to be quick. Witty. Always on my toes.

17. Conscientious

I want to always be thinking of others.

18. Passionate

...and I want people to know what my passions are.

19. Alluring

I want to be a woman who draws people in.

20. Kind

Simply put, I want to be pleasant and kind.

21. Selcouth

Even if you've known me your whole life, I want strange, yet marvelous. Rare and wondrous.

22. Pierian

From the way I move to the way I speak, I want to be poetic.

23. Esoteric

Do not mistake this. I do not want to be misunderstood. But rather I'd like to keep my circle small and close. I don't want to be an average, everyday person.

24. Authentic

I don't want anyone to ever question whether I am being genuine or telling the truth.

25. Novaturient

..about my own life. I never want to settle for good enough. Instead I always want to seek to make a positive change.

26. Observant

I want to take all of life in.

27. Peart

I want to be honestly in good spirits at all times.

28. Romantic

Sure, I want to be a little old school in this sense.

29. Elysian

I want to give you the same feeling that you get in paradise.

30. Curious

And I never want to stop searching for answers.
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10 Places From Movies And TV You Can Visit In Real Life

It's like stepping into Hollywood!


I am constantly so enamored by the world of Hollywood and by going to visit places I have seen on screen. It's always such an unreal feeling to see where my favorite pieces of entertainment were shot. Here are 10 places from some of our favorite movies to see and visit in the real world!

The High School from "10 Things I Hate About You"

If you have ever wanted to dance on the same stairs as Heath Ledger or just stand in the same courtyard as Julia Stiles then you're in luck! Along the water in Tacoma, Washington, Stadium High School is located which was used both inside and out as the high school from one of the greatest teen movies of all time. This school is massive and so beautiful it's almost Hogwarts level stunning.

Pacific Coast Academy from  "Zoey 101"

Growing up I always dreamed about going to Pacific Coast Academy and being best friends with Jamie Lynn Spears and one of those things can (kinda) become a reality! Located in Malibu is a beautiful campus called Pepperdine University and it is the school they used to shoot scenes of Zoey and the gang at PCA. It is a christian based college and is prestigious in it's own right so if unlike me you are smart enough you can live out my dreams.

Central City Police Department from "The Flash"

Have you ever wanted to show up to Detective Joe West's place of work? Well head to the Vancouver City Hall in Vancouver, Canada and you will recognize your surroundings as the Central City Police Department! If you are lucky enough to show up on a filming day, you might even seen the man himself — Barry Allen.

Forks High School from The Twilight Saga

Personally, I am more invested in Bella and Jacob but for all my Team Edward ladies (and gentleman) you can visit the real-life school where Bella and Edward first met and their love blossomed into whatever obsessive weird thing it was. They also used the parking lot at this school to film the infamous scene where Edward saves Bella from getting crushed by a car. The school is called Kalama High School and is located in Kalama, Washington

Max And Dani's House from "Hocus Pocus"

Anyone with taste loves the movie Hocus Pocus — that's just facts! And I have some good news for fans of the film...you can visit the infamous Denison house! Located in none other than Salem, Massachusetts you will find this beautiful home where my favorite siblings once lived.

Silent Hill from "Silent Hill"

I will say before talking about this place that visiting it is EXTREMELY dangerous as just like in the movie the town as been burning from below for years and years. This small town is called Centralia and is located Pennsylvania and has a roaring population of about four people.

Hobbiton from "Lord Of The Rings"

I am personally not a fan of Lord of the Rings but I know a lot of people are so I wanted to include this super cool place on the list. If you ever find yourself in New Zealand you can visit Hobbinton from the movies and spend a day living like your favorite characters.

Platform 9 3/4 from the Harry Potter Series

Now this place will unfortunately be packed with muggles of course but you can find it at King's Cross Station in London! If you are anything like me and are obsessed with these magical movies this is a dream destination just don't run too hard at the wall if you're a muggle it will probably end in a concussion.

East High from the High School Musical Saga

Located in Salt Lake City Utah is the real life East High that was used in the filming of all three High School Musical movies. It is my absolute dream to attend this high school and walk the halls of the greatest high school of all time. They used both the outside and inside and the school so every inch of the school will remind you of these great teen movies.

Gus and Hazel's Bench from "The Fault in Our Stars" 

If you ever wanted to visit the site of this kiss between star crossed lovers you're in luck! Located along a canal in Amsterdam is a bench that is clearly marked by all the fault in our stars graffiti. Recreate this cute picture with your significant other and use a quote from the movie — then you'll just win in life.

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