10 Uplifting Songs to Shift Your Mood

One of my most favorite things in this world is good music. Music has the power to affect your mood in many ways–it can have you lovestruck, amped up, emotional, or inspired. Whenever I’m in a bad mood I can always count on a few happy songs to lift me up and have me feeling better, even if it’s only temporary relief. This week hasn’t been the greatest for me and while listening to a few of these songs I was inspired to create a playlist to share. Enjoy these uplifting tunes! Check out my entire playlist of happy music here.

1.I Am Light x India.Arie

“I am not the mistakes that I have made or any of the things that caused me painI am not the pieces of the dream I left behind. I am light”

2. Happy x Pharell [Shameless plug: I’m in this video :)]

3. Lovely Day x Jill Scott

4. Just Do You x India.Arie

5. Happy Face x Destiny’s Child

6. Open Happiness x Various Artists


7. Don’t Worry, Be Happy x Bobby McFerrin

8. Piano Song x Eryn Allen Kane

9. Happy Feelin’s x Maze

10. There’s Hope x India.Arie


What are some songs you listen to that instantly put you in a good mood? Drop them in the comments below!



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    October 6, 2016

    I have to confess that even though I love that “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” song, I was definitely too lazy to research who actually sang that lol xD

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      October 6, 2016

      hahaha well now you know! I love it!

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    December 16, 2016

    Music makes such a difference in how you feel and the way your thoughts will go. That’s why I choose to only listen to inspirational music. I notice it has really made a difference in my attitude and the way I think.

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      December 16, 2016

      Great! Music definitely goes a long way in changing your mood, both good and bad, so it’s great that you only listen to inspirational music.

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    December 17, 2016

    Music definitely has a way to uplift mood. One of my favorite songs to get my spirits up is “Yeah” by Usher

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