50 Songs You Need To Remember When Times Get Tough
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50 Songs You Need To Remember When Times Get Tough

I've been there, you've been there, we've all been there.

50 Songs You Need To Remember When Times Get Tough

I've been there, you've been there, we've all been there. Unfortunately, I am not talking about Disney World or Candyland. I'm talking about a place where we want to punch something or scream or just cry. As terrible as you may be feeling in this moment, remember that YOUR FEELINGS ARE VALID. Something I recommend that has got me, and countless others through tough times, is music.

Here are some lyrics I found uplifting in these scenarios:

1. Time of our Lives, Pitbull (Feat. Ne-Yo):

"For everybody going through tough times. Believe me, been there, done that. But every day above ground is a great day, remember that."

2. Issues, Julia Michaels:

"But you're perfect. Poorly wired circuit, And got hands like an ocean, push you out, pull you back in."

3. Titanium, David Guetta (Feat. Sia):

"You shoot me down, but I won't fall, I am titanium."

4. Just the Way You Are, Bruno Mars:

"Cause you're amazing, just the way you are."

5. You've Got A friend in me, Toy Story:

"And as the years go by. Our friendship will never die. You're gonna see it's our destiny. You've got a friend in me."

6. Cheetah Sisters, Cheetah Girls:

"Cause we are sisters, we stand together. We make one perfect family but we don't look the same."

7. Voices in My Head, Bruno Mars:

"It's gonna be okay. It's gonna be okay. It's gonna be okay. Oh, I just got to get through the day."

8. Imagine, John Lennon:

"You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."

9. Bea Miller, Brand New Eyes:

"It's like I got brand new eyes, and I can finally see, what has always been right there in front of me. And with these brand new eyes, I'll take in everything. And I will finally see me."

10. 1-800-273-8255, Logic (Feat Alessia Cara and Khalid).

"I know where you been, where you are, where you goin'. I know you're the reason I believe in life. What's the day without a little night? I'm just tryna shed a little light. It can be hard, it can be so hard. But you gotta live right now, you got everything to give right now."

11. Kill Em With Kindness, Selena Gomez.

12. I'm only one call away, Charlie Puth.

"Reaching out to you, so take a chance. No matter where you go, you know you're not alone."

13. Who says, Selena Gomez.

"Who says. Who says you're not perfect. Who says you're not worth it. Who says you're the only one that's hurting? Trust me, that's the price of beauty. Who says you're not pretty. Who says you're not beautiful? Who says."

14. Nobody's perfect, Hannah Montana.

"Nobody's perfect! I gotta work it! Again and again 'til I get it right. Nobody's perfect! You live and you learn it! And if I mess it up sometimes, nobody's perfect."

15. Most Girls, Hailee Steinfeld.

"You know some days you feel so good in your own skin. But it's okay if you wanna change the body that you came in. 'Cause you look greatest when you feel like a damn queen."

16. Machine Gun Kelly (Feat. Hailee Steinfeld).

"I shout I swear, I get angry, I get scared. I fall, I break, I mess up, I make mistakes. But if you can't take me at my worst. You don't deserve me at my best."

17. Try, Colbie Calliet.

"You don't have to try so hard. You don't have to, give it all away. You just have to get up, get up, get up, get up. You don't have to change a single thing. You just gotta try, try, try."

18. Shape of you, Ed Sheeran.

"I'm in love with the shape of you. We push and pull like a magnet do. Although my heart is falling too, I'm in love with your body."

19. The Climb, Miley Cyrus.

"There's always gonna be another mountain. I'm always gonna wanna make it move. Always gonna be an uphill battle, sometimes I'm gonna have to lose. Ain't about how fast I get there, ain't about what's waiting on the other side. It's the climb."

20. Hallelujah, Jeff Buckely.

"And it's not a cry that you hear at night. It's not somebody who's seen the light, it's a cold and it's a broken Hallelujah."

21. Mean, Taylor Swift.

"You can take me down with just one single blow. But you don't know what you don't know. Someday I'll be living in a big old city, and all you're ever gonna be is mean. Someday I'll be big enough so you can't hit me, and all you're ever gonna be is mean."

22. Love Yourself- Justin Bieber.

"Oh baby you should go and love yourself."

23. Fight Song, Rachel Platten.

"This is my fight song. Take back my life song. Prove I'm alright song. My power's turned on. Starting right now I'll be strong. I'll play my fight song. And I don't really care if nobody else believes, 'Cause I've still got a lot of fight left in me."

24. What a Wonderful World, Louis Armstrong.

"I see trees of green, red roses too. I see them bloom for me and you. And I think to myself what a wonderful world."

25. Never Say Never, Justin Beiber.

"I will never say never! I will fight. I will fight till forever! Make it right. Whenever you knock me down. I will not stay on the ground. Pick it up...pick it up...pick it up. Pick it up, up, up. And never say never."

26. Praying, Kesha.

"I'm proud of who I am. No more monsters, I can breathe again. And you said that I was done. Well, you were wrong and now the best is yet to come, 'cause I can make it on my own."

27. Feeling Good, Michael Buble.

"It's a new dawn, it's a new day. It's a new life for me. And I'm feeling good."

28. Sky Full of Stars, Coldplay.

"Cause you're a sky, 'cause you're a sky full of stars."

29. Stronger, Kelly Clarkson.

"What doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Stand A little taller. Doesn't mean I'm lonely when I'm alone. What doesn't kill you makes a fighter. Footsteps even lighter. Doesn't mean I'm over once you're gone."

30. Fighter, Christina Aguilera.

"Cause it makes me that much stronger. Makes me work a little bit harder. It makes me that much wiser. So thanks for making me a fighter."

31. Sugar, Maroon 5.

"My broken pieces, you pick them up. Don't leave me hanging, hanging Come give me some. When I'm without ya, I'm so insecure. You are the one thing, one thing I'm living for."

32. Sexy and I know it, LMFAO.

"When I walk on by, girls be lookin' like damn you fly."

33. Brave, Sara Bareilles.

"Say what you wanna say, and let the words fall out. Honestly, I wanna see you be brave."

34. Roar, Katy Perry.

"You helped me down, but I got up. Get ready cause I've had enough. I see it all, I see it now. I got the eye of the tiger."

35. What makes you beautiful, One Direction.

"Baby you light up my world like nobody else."

36. Pocket full of sunshine, Natasha Bedingfield.

"I got a pocket, got a pocket full of sunshine. I got a love, got a love and it's all mine."

37. I believe I can Fly, R. Kelly.

"I believe I can fly, I believe I can touch the sky."

38. Ne-Yo, Miss Independent.

"She walks like a boss, talks like a boss, manicure and nails just sent the pedicure off. She's fly effortlessly."

39. Happy, Pharrell Williams.

"Here come bad news, talking this and that. Well, give me all you got, don't hold it back. Well, I should probably warn ya, I'll be just fine. No offense to you, don’t waste your time. Here's why...Because I'm happy!"

40. Good Vibrations, The Beach Boys.

"Close my eyes, she's somehow closer now. Softly smile, I know she must be kind. When I look in her eyes, she goes with me to a blossom world."

41. Katy Perry, Firework.

"Do you know that there's still a chance for you? 'Cause there's a spark in you. You just gotta ignite the light. And let it shine. Just own the night, like the Fourth of July. Cause baby you're a firework."

42. Best day of my life, American Authors.

"I'm never gonna give up, woah, I'm never gonna give it up, no. Please don't wake me up. Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh this is gonna be the best day of my life."

43. Treasure, Bruno Mars.

"Treasure, that is what you are. Honey, you're my golden star. You think you can make my wish come true. Baby let me treasure you."

44. Stayin' Alive, Bee Gees.

"Well now, I get low and I get high. And if I can't get either, I really try. Got the wings of heaven on my shoes. I'm a dancin' man and I just can't lose. You know it's all right, it's okay. I'll live to see another day."

45. Good Life, One Republic.

"Oh this has gotta be the good life. This has gotta be the good life. This could really be a good life, good life."

46. Confident, Demi Lovato.

"What's wrong with being, what's wrong with being...What's wrong with being confident?"

47. Survivor, Destiny's Child.

"I'm a survivor. I'm not gon' give up. I'm not gon' stop. I'm gon' work harder. I'm a survivor. I'm gonna make it. I will survive. Keep on survivin'."

48. Billionaire, Travie McCoy (feat. Bruno Mars).

"Oh everytime I close my eyes, I see my name in shining lights."

49. Scars to your beautiful, Alessia Cara.

"But there's a hope that's waiting for you in the dark. You should know you're beautiful just the way you are. And you don't have to change a thing, the world could change its heart. No scars to your beautiful, we're stars and we're beautiful."

50. Rise, Katy Perry.

"Don't be surprised, I will still rise."

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