Music moves us in ways that nothing else can. Even in those early stages of recovery when your body is still adjusting to the medication and you feel numb all over, music can tickle the soul and reignite your sense of hope. What kind of music speaks to you right now? Is it the heartache and authenticity of the blues? The foot moving sounds of a Mamba or the memory provoking lyrics of a love song? Turn on some music and let yourself experience the escape and inspiration of letting someone else speak the language of your soul.

Here is a list to remind you of your soul’s whisper of hope:

‘You Get What You Give’ by the New Radicals
‘The Middle’ by Jimmy Eat World
“Hero” by Mariah Carey
“I can See Clearly Now” by Johnny Nash
“Beautiful Day” by U-2
“Girls Just Want to Have Fun” by Cyndi Lauper
“What a Feeling” by Irene Cara
“Like a Rock” by Bob Seger
“Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba
“Man in the Mirror” by Michael Jackson
“You Can Make It if you Try” by Sly and the Family Stone
“Cartwheels on a Gravel Road” by Lucinda Williams
ALBUM:  “Last Fair Deal Gone Down” by Katatonia
“Take Me Home”  by Phil Collins
“Praise you in This Storm” by Casting Crowns
“Get back Up Again” by TobyMac
“Fight Another Day” by Addison Road
“I Want You to Live Forever” by Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors
“Turn Around” by Matt Maher
“Rehab” by Amy Winehouse
“Not Afraid” by Eminem
“What a Feeling” by Irene Cara
“Hurt” by Johnny Cash
“Wait for the Way” by Beth Nielson Chapman
“La Pared” by Shakira
“Firework” by Katy Perry
“You Lift Me Up” by Josh Groban
“Sunshine”  by Juliana Hatfield
“Sunshine on My Shoulders” by John Denver
“Everything you Get” by Melissa Ferrick
“Let Go” by Frou Frou
“Unwritten” by Natasha Bedingfield
“The Prayer” by Andrea Bocelli & Celine Dion
“My Heart Will Go On” (Titanic Theme) by Celine Dion


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