11 Songs To Listen To When You Need A Break

11 Songs To Listen To When You Need A Break

Easy listening for when life isn't easy.

You've all heard it--from our parents, our grandparents, movies, books, et cetera--life moves pretty fast, and it's only going to get faster. It can feel overwhelming at times. Sometimes it's important to take a step back and re-evaluate; here's a list of 11 songs to help you cope when the goin' gets tough.

1. John Mayer: Stop This Train

Best lyrics: It's only change/It's only everything I know/It's only change/And I'm only changing:

2. Ben Folds: Still

Best lyrics: It's only change/It's only everything I know/It's only change/And I'm only changing

3. Ingrid Michaelson: Turn to Stone

Best lyrics: Let's take a better look/beyond a storybook/And learn our souls are all we own/before we turn to stone

4. Sara Bareilles: Chasing the Sun

Best lyrics: And the gift of my heartbeat sounds like a symphony/Played by a cemetery in the center of Queens

5. James Bay: Scars

Best lyrics: Your lion’s heart will protect you under stormy skies/And I will always be listening for your laughter and your tears

6. Christina Perri: Sea of Lovers

Best lyrics: A certain type of wind has swept me up/A chill has found each bone/I am overcome/There is an icy breath that escapes my lips/And I am lost again

7. Mumford & Sons: Awake My Soul

Best lyrics: In these bodies we will live, in these bodies we will die/And where you invest your love, you invest your life

8. Regina Spektor: Blue Lips

Best lyrics: Blue, the most human color

9. Vance Joy: Georgia

Best lyrics: And now you’ve come and gone/I’ve finally worked it out, I worked it out

10. The Beatles: Blackbird

Best lyrics: Take these sunken eyes and learn to see/All your life you were only waiting for this moment to be free

11. Stevie Nicks: Landslide

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There's only one Tree Hill.

Late last semester, I was in desperate need of a new Netflix show to start watching. I casually inquired to my roommates if I should start watching "One Tree Hill." Both having watched the show before, and slightly horrified that I've never even seen a single episode, they wholeheartedly urged me to begin the emotional journey that is "One Tree Hill." The show is quite a doozy at nine seasons, but I powered through all the ridiculous, melodramatic, and, above all, ups and downs that the multitude of characters experience. I have way too many thoughts concerning this show, but here we go.

Here are some of the best things about this show:

1. Brooke & Peyton's Friendship

2.Haley & Nathan's First Kiss

3. The Cracker Jack Box Prize

4. The Boytoy Auction

5. Lucas and Nathan's Budding Friendship

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7. Jake Being The Best All-Around Guy

8. Lucas's Heartfelt Speech To Brooke In The Rain

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10. Karen & Keith Getting Together

11. Mouth Being The Ultimate Friend

12. Haley & Nathan Renewing Their Vows

13. The Ravens Winning The Basketball Championship

14. Lucas Declaring His Love To Peyton

15. Haley & Nathan Having Jamie

16. The Heartfelt Farewell To The River Court After Graduating High School

17. The Transformation Of Brooke Davis

18. Brooke & Peyton Reuniting In Tree Hill

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21. Lucas & Peyton Getting Back Together

22. Deb Knocking Nanny Carrie Out

23. The Dog Eating Dan's Heart

24. Lucas & Peyton Getting Married

25. Peyton & Lucas Having Sawyer

26. Nathan Getting Into The NBA

27. Brooke & Julian's Relationship

28. Clay & Quinn Getting Together

29. The Utah Trip

30. Brooke & Julian's Wedding

31. Lydia Scott Arriving

32. Brooke Telling Julian She's Pregnant

33. Jude & Davis Baker

34. Chase Being The Best Bar Manager

35. Chris Keller Returning

36. Keith Forgiving Dan

37. Clay & Quinn Getting Engaged

38. Clay & Quinn & Logan Becoming A Family

39. The Cast Singing Along To The Theme Song

40. This Iconic Line

"One Tree Hill" is definitely a show that gives you some serious feelings, and because of that, I think it's one of the best teen dramas ever made. Lucas, Nathan, Brooke, Peyton, Karen, Keith, Whitey, Jamie, Deb, Mouth, Skills, Clay, Quinn, Millie, Chase, Chris, and even Dan will always have a place in every OTH fan's heart. There is, after all, only one Tree Hill.

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