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The Empowerment Song List

The following songs are intended to empower.

Most were suggested by my friend Sara who gave my self talk a talking to.

Some lyrics may not be to everyone’s liking, but the message is there.

You Gotta Be – Des’ree

People Like Us – Kelly Clarkson

Unpretty – TLC

Mr. Know It All – Kelly Clarkson

What Doesn’t Kill You (Stronger) – Kelly Clarkson

Survivor – Destiny’s Child

Beautiful – Christina Aguilera

It’s Not Right, But It’s Okay – Whitney Houston

None Of Your Business – Salt ‘N’ Pepa

There You Go – Pink

Try Again – Aaliyah

Undo It – Carrie Underwood

We Will Never Ever Get Back Together – Taylor Swift

Whatcha Think About That – Pussycat Dolls

Born This Way – Lady Gaga

Don’t Stop – Fleetwood Mac

Feeling Good – Nina Simone

Fighter – Christina Aguilera

Hold On – Wilson Phillips

I Can See Clearly Now – Jimmy Cliff

I Do – Lisa Loeb

Take Me As I Am – Mary J Blige

Survivor – Destiny’s Child

Video – IndiaAire

You Learn – Alanis Morrisette

Human Nature – Madonna

Thickness – Jill Scott

– the Goddess

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4 responses to “The Empowerment Song List

  1. Jen says:

    Some of these have a fairly direct Christian vibe, but they’re all songs that have helped keep my head up when I’ve been in need of it:

    Million Pieces (A Million and One Mix), Newsboys – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5C1JdtpK_g (Apologies, the sound is wonky thanks to the uploader)
    Thrive (Is That James Dancing? Mix), Newsboys – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_da4vt3g2S8 (My personal favourite)
    Bring It On, Steven Curtis Chapman – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYJMG1bts0c
    Someday, Rob Thomas – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6pODq8_FxE
    Stronger, Britney Spears – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dlrqy42dlz0
    Go The Distance, Lucas Grabeel – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rR5kSy4kkE (Yes, it’s from Disney’s Hercules, lol)
    When We Stand Together, Nickelback – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y96WY5Do_bs
    Tango Shoes, Bif Naked – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kD0xF7rVQuY
    Don’t Give Up, Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9vWBWEGEnM
    I Will Survive, Gloria Gaynor – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLHY0Pqeyzw
    Best Of You, Foo Fighters – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wKcusaoYQk
    F*cking Perfect, P!nk – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocDlOD1Hw9k (massive trigger warning for depictions of self-harm/attempted suicide)
    Affirmation, Savage Garden – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFzZ-xpyfoo
    Crash And Burn, Savage Garden – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFfNpkxG8xY
    O Siem, Susan Aglukark – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZnF7L0Y6Fs

    I’m sure I have more hiding in the dusty corners of my brain, but figure this is a good start. Hopefully you find a song or two that speak to you in there. 🙂

  2. Here’s one that helped me zoom through my post break up blahs: The Divine Mother by Ben Lee

    Lyrics here: http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/benlee/songforthedivinemotheroftheuniverse.html Cheers!

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