Eight Songs to Make it All Better.

Via Kate Bartolotta
on Mar 7, 2012
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You know that split second where you realize—finally—that everything is going to be okay?

Sometimes it starts gradually. It’s weeks, or even months, of steadily making peace with yourself, taking deeper breaths. And then you have that first warm day in March (which from the looks of it will be tomorrow). Or you walk into the house and the light looks different and you realize you feel better than you have in a long time. Or you hear a song that fills you up and you know that even if things are still a little upside down—everything is going to be alright.

It’s going to be okay—press play:



Willie + Muppets = perfect.



“No one’s asking much of you. Just sing little darlin’ sing with me.”


Mainly because Wes Anderson is a genius and deep down we all want to be in the Tenenbaum family (and you can’t go wrong with The Ramones).




“They’ll name a city after us…”



If this could just play every time I walk in the room, I’d be all set.



No troubles at all.



I could be a honey bee. That’d be okay with me.


But if none of that helps: try a little tenderness:




Relephant bonus:


About Kate Bartolotta

Kate Bartolotta is a wellness cheerleader, yogini storyteller, and self-care maven. She also writes for Huffington Post, Yoga International, Mantra Yoga+ Health, a beauty full mind, The Good Men Project, The Green Divas, The Body Project, Project Eve, Thought Catalog and Soulseeds. Kate's books are now available on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com. She is passionate about helping people fall in love with their lives. You can connect with Kate on Facebook and Instagram.


17 Responses to “Eight Songs to Make it All Better.”

  1. ValCarruthers says:

    You rocked it, Kate! Grey ole day here in Florida but this got the sun out in my smilin' face and tappin' toes.

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    Valerie Carruthers
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  2. Yay! Glad to hear it Val!

  3. ara.t.howard says:

    more like this pls.

  4. echo says:

    Really, really, really, truly GREAT way to start this day! Thank you, Kate 🙂

  5. Jerry says:

    I echo, echo's statement, Kate.

  6. I love doing music posts. (Mainly because then I open them up again later while I'm doing other work and have great tunes ready to go!) Glad you liked!

  7. So glad you enjoyed!

  8. Glad you liked Jerry!

  9. Candy says:

    Love the Royal Tenenbaums. So totally quirky. One of my all time favorites. Thanks for the great songs.

  10. Me too! Love the movie & the whole soundtrack is great!

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  12. Debbie E. says:

    Thanks Kate – I just love these compilations! You Rock! 🙂

  13. Betty says:

    Kate…LOVED the songs, your profile and think that maybe you might consider taking accordion lessons…just thinking.
    Otis rocks tenderness… thank you!!!!!

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  16. Kim says:

    That M. Ward song just changed my day around… thanks!