Music is powerful. Use that power to motivate, uplift and teach! Dance with your kids, spouse or by yourself. Have a housework playlist or sing in the car. By choosing specific songs, those moments can also be vital pep talks and confidence boosters! Here is a list of some songs you could include:

Best Day of My Life by American Authors* (don’t give up, don’t look back, positive attitude)

Do Something by Matthew West+ (take action, don’t wait for someone else to do something)

Fight Song by Rachel Platten* (small actions make big results, you can be in control of yourself, find power in yourself not from what others think about you)

Forgiveness by Matthew West+

Glorious sung by David Archuleta (we each are unique and amazing, we each have a part to play) See our post about this song.

Hello, My Name Is by Matthew West+

I Hope You Dance by Lee Ann Womack (keep a sense of wonder and curiousity, when opportunities come don’t let them pass by)

King by Lauren Aquilina (focus on the positive not the negative, when you lose yourself find yourself again because you are great) – when you sing along you could say Queen instead of King

Little Me by Little Mix (be yourself, let your message be heard, don’t let fear or the past hold you back, you are beautiful, be anything you want to be)

Love, Oh Love by Lionel Richie (love strengthens us and brings us together, come together to create the world we want to live in)

Rise by Katy Perry (life isn’t meant to just be endured, create your own future, believe you’re meant for success, don’t listen to negative voices that say otherwise)

Something Wild by Lindsey Stirling (from Pete’s Dragon)* (sometimes when things aren’t turning out you need to find another way, it’s possible to move forward, it’s going to be ok, you’re stronger than you know, something powerful inside you will guide you home)

Stand In The Light by Jordan Smith (be ok with who you are, the biggest risk we take is to be true to ourselves, have that courage)

Strong Enough by Matthew West+ (give our challenges to God, with Him we are strong enough)

Sun Is Shining by Axwell /\ Ingrosso (hang on, it will be ok, there are good things out there, you are one of those good things)

The Climb by Miley Cyrus (keep trying, you’ll make it, life isn’t about getting over the challenges- because there will always be another one- it’s about learning from the journey)

The Wedding Song (There Is Love) by Peter, Paul & Mary

Try by Colbie Cailat (you don’t have to try so hard to get people to like you, like yourself you are worth liking)

Try Everything by Shakira (from Zootopia)* (sometimes things won’t go right the first time but that is how we learn, keep trying in everything you do)

What Makes You Beautiful by One Direction*

World Changers by Matthew West*

*Upbeat (great dancing or cleaning songs)

+Christian songs