Empowering Songs Boost Self Confidence

For anyone who's had a bad day, is feeling off or just would like a boost of self-confidence: these songs are for you.

1. Don't Worry Bout Me (Zara Larsson)

Zara Larsson is a Swedish singer and songwriter. Her 2019 single, "Don't Worry Bout Me." has lyrics that exude confidence and empowerment — after all, don't worry bout me; worry about yourself.

2. All The Time (Zara Larsson)

Another Zara Larsson song — but this time, swap the empowering lyrics for a catchy beat. What else could put you in such a powerful mood?

3. raingurl (Yaeji)

Yaeji is a Korean-American DJ specializing in EDM and house music. Her single "raingurl," featuring a dramatic beat and repetitious (but hardly annoying) lyrics, will definitely get anyone hyped up.

4. Honey (Kehlani)

Kehlani's "Honey" talks of pretty girls, beautiful wrecks and contains zero mention of men — pretty empowering, in my opinion.

5. The Weekend (SZA)

Although SZA shows off her vocals extremely well in the original "The Weekend," the Funk Wav remix (featuring Calvin Harris) is just a good of an option.

6. Trip (Ella Mai)

Ella Mai's "Trip" tells of realizations and apologies. Mai, an English songwriter and singer, perfectly captures the "sorry, but I don't care anymore" attitude we've all looked for at some point in our lives.

7. Dead To Me (Kali Uchis)

The title of Kali Uchis's song says it all — "Dead To Me." If that isn't enough, try the lyrics — "You're obsessed, just let me go. I'm not somebody to know." Pretty hardcore, right?

8. Shot Clock (Ella Mai)

Another Ella Mai song, but this time, she sings of self-confidence and wasted opportunities. Empowerment at its finest.

9. I Am (Jorja Smith)

Featuring Kendrick Lamar, "I Am," from the "Black Panther" soundtrack, talks about adjusting to change and not apologizing for who you are. This song will definitely give anyone that boost of confidence.

10. Broken Clocks (SZA)

"Broken Clocks," again sung by SZA, features her soothing voice. Perfect for a night of relaxation and self-care.

11. EX (Kiana Lede)

In Kiana Lede's "EX," Lede is direct and confrontational — pretty good advice for someone who's feeling a bit off.

12. Way Back (Rayana Jay)

In "Way Back," Rayana Jay sings of carefree nights and hidden moments. The chill beat speaks of untroubled nights and no worries.

13. Your Teeth In My Neck (Kali Uchis)

Another Kali Uchis song — and again, the lyrics say it all: "I came to fight...you know better."

14. Know Myself (Justine Skye)

Last but not least, Justine Skye's "Know Myself — " the perfect song to give that last-minute boost of confidence.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.

Founders Of Color Q&A: Yarlap's MaryEllen Reider On Destigmatizing Women's Health

The father-daughter duo co-founded the brand and has since generated a passionate, dedicated community of women.

MaryEllen Reider

I was lucky enough to meet MaryEllen Reider over a decade ago as a fellow freshman in college. Since then, I had the luxury of being able to witness her evolution from the faithful companion I went to my first job fair with to the woman who is now a pioneer in destigmatizing the portrayal of women's reproductive health.

Keep Reading... Show less

My favorite Editor was feeling under the weather yesterday. All I wanted was to make her a vegan iced matcha latte. With distance forbidding it, I instead decided to write up this quick, easy recipe. I made it to be vegan and organic for optimal health benefits.

Matcha green tea is made from grounded green tea leaf and it comes with the most antioxidant boost ever.

Keep Reading... Show less

This coffee brand is USDA organic. Newman's Own Keurig coffee flavors are all organic. They have French Roast, Decaf, and a Special Blend. I'm in a committed relationship with the French Roast flavor. The smell alone from dispensing 1 cup of coffee sets a whole cafe jazz vibe.

I'm already relaxed when I smell the coffee all ready for dressing. The way I make my coffee is simple and sweet, literally. I add a spoon of organic brown sugar and a splash of organic almond vanilla milk. This cup of coffee has changed my life forever. I have never been so productive in my life and I truly believe it's because the coffee is organic.

Keep Reading... Show less

These organic, cruelty-free skincare products are great for hot, sweaty summers. I use them every day, so you will find my honest opinion about them all. I highly recommend using organic products because they are least likely to be harmful to your body.

This may seem like an extra step when it comes to your beauty routine, but it's really easy. These 5 products could be the start of your next beauty venture.

Keep Reading... Show less

These 5 Black Handbag Designers Should Be On Every Accessory Lover's Radar

With the push to support more Black-owned businesses, we've put together a list of Black owned handbag designers.

Ever since the current upheaval of societal silence happening in the country caused by the #BlackLivesMatter movement, there has been a bigger push for people to support Black-owned businesses.

Granted, there are a lot fo Black-owned businesses to support, it just takes time to find them. With that being said, fashion is a sector, just like any sector really, in a culture that still has people of color calling out for more diversity.

Keep Reading... Show less
Health and Wellness

Feel A Lil' Better: Because Therapy Dogs Aren't Just Cute, They're Working

Your weekly wellness boost from Odyssey.

No matter how good (or bad) you'd describe your health, one thing is for sure: a little boost is ALWAYS a good idea. Whether that's reading a new, motivating book, or listening to a song that speaks to your soul, there are plenty of resources to help your health thrive on any given day.

There are many different ways people overcome obstacles in their lives. Thankfully, the stigma surrounding therapy is slowly (but surely) slipping away and we're opening up about our problems and needs. For some, a good workout is just as relaxing. Others are learning how meditation can be a helpful tool in their mental health journey.

Keep Reading... Show less
Facebook Comments