Soul Songs for healing and emotional times

Do you have a go-to Soul Songs playlist?

Do you have a special go-to 'Soul Songs' playlist for those emotional days? 

 

The Spiritual Journey of the Soul can be a little wobbly sometimes huh.  I really love music and can happily spend hours listening, sourcing new artists to buy for my playlists and being by myself, soaking up the vibes.  For me, music just makes things better, comforts the Soul, soothes those fragile and what-am-I-doing-with-my-life days. Do you agree? 

My family and neighbours will tell you that I love to play a song, often loud and on repeat, over and over again.  Yep...this is true. Or sometimes I just play them with earplugs in my mumcave.

Music helps me move the stuck energy, sometimes allowing for tears, or the rise of anger that has been suppressed and it helps me to shift it from my body as I feel and release.   Too often on those not so happy, fragile feeling, emotional days a good go-to Soul Song playlist is a powerful form of healing medicine.

Let’s face it, we all have chapters in our life where we feel a bit lost, stuck, confused, perhaps in physical or emotional pain and music is like a trusted friend, our reliable Soul mate.   Sure, music is awesome for super creative days when we are motivated, on fire, flying, soaring and making things happen too. I have a playlist for those times as well - I am a playlist kinda girl.

But I wanted to share a few special songs that mean a lot to me for various reasons. It may not even be the lyrics or title of the songs, merely the energy or vibe of the song, or the energetic connection to an event or time in my life, that these songs supported, moved, inspired and helped me get through.

Here goes...

Keep breathing - Ingrid Michaelson

I Am light - India Arie

Strength, courage and wisdom – India Arie

I Am not my Hair – India Arie

Jesus, take the wheel – Carrie Underwood

Temporary Home – Carrie Underwood

Songbird – Eva Cassidy

Fields of Gold – Eva Cassidy

Tenderly  - Lisa Stansfield

Recover – Natasha Bedingfield

Say Something – A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera

In His Eyes – Natalie Bassingthwaite

Where I stood – Missy Higgins

All Good Things come to an end – Nelly Furtado

Shelter - Ray LaMontagne (a big fan)

Hold me in your arms - Ray LaMontagne

Lessons Learned - Ray LaMontagne

Let it be me - Ray LaMontagne

A Falling Through - Ray LaMontagne

Angel – Sarah McLachlan

Possession – Sarah McLachlan

Train Wreck – Sarah McLachlan

Piece by Piece – Kelly Clarkson

Let Your Tears Fall – Kelly Clarkson

Because of You – Kelly Clarkson

Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol

Since We Met – Tommy Emmanuel

How Do I Live – Trisha Yearwood

The Prayer – Josh Groban and Celine Dion

Then You Look at Me – Celine Dion ( From Bicentennial Man – one of my fave movies)

Human – Christina Perri

A Thousand Years - Christina Perri

I Appreciate You - Ricki Lee

Zedd – Clarity

Someone Like You – Adele

Crazy – Seal

Thankyou for the Music – Abba

Sway – Bic Runga

Carry You Home - James Blunt

Power of Love - Frankie Goes to Hollywood version ( ofcourse )

You are Loved - Josh Groban ( love Joshy)

Awake – Josh Groban

Brave – Josh Groban

Changing Colours – Josh Groban

All for You – Keith Urban

For You – Keith Urban

Making Memories of Us – Keith Urban

Have No Fear - Bird York ( massive favourite)

Until – Tina Arena

This Womans Work – Kate Bush

The Last Day on Earth  - Kate Miller-Heidke

Sound of Silence – Brooke Fraser

Scarlet – Brooke Fraser

The Thief – Brooke Fraser

My Beautiful Friend – Guy Sebastian

I Knew I Loved You – Savage Garden

Radioactive – Imagine Dragons

Grace of God - Katy Perry (yep played  this on repeat many a time)

You are so Beautiful- Joe cocker

All of Me - John Legend

Colourblind – Counting Crows

Dear Life - Delta Goodrem (love Delta)

Speed of Life  - Delta Goodrem

Believe Again – Delta Goodrem

Brave Face – Delta Goodrem

Wish you were here – Delta Goodrem

Butterfly - Delta Goodrem

Be Strong – Delta Goodrem

Enough – Delta Goodrem

Only Human – Delta Goodrem

Feels like home - Chantal Kreviazuk

Day you went away - Wendy Matthews

Beloved – Wendy Matthews

My Secret – Wendy Matthews

Song for Mia – Lizz Wright

Speak Your Heart – Lizz Wright

Never Be the Same – The Kin

I Won’t Let Go - Rascal Flatts

Rise Like a Phoenix – Conchita Wurst

True Colours - Cyndi Lauper  ( how can you pass up this one – it is special )

Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper

Chandelier - Sia

Elastic Heart - Sia

She Wolf – Falling to Piece - Sia

Titanium - Sia   ( it is official – I LOVE SIA )

Loreena McKennitt  - anything by this Goddess of a Woman !!!!

Buy the stars - Marina and the diamonds

Immortal - Marina and the diamonds   

Bring me back to life – Evanescence

My Immortal – Evanescence

Dog and Butterfly – Heart

Fiona Joy Music always inspires and moves me  (fionajoy.com)

I am sure I will come back often and add to this list, and I would love to hear some of your go-to songs, and maybe I can add them to my collection.

Gratitude, Grace and Love


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