Come On Get Happy: A Playlist To Help You Feel Better Fast. ~ Susan McKellep

Via Susan McKellep
on Jan 13, 2014
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“Music is the strongest form of magic.” – Marilyn Manson

Most of us aren’t happy all the time, and that’s okay. Sometimes we just want to sit with our discontent; sometimes we want to lift ourselves out of it.

One of the fastest ways I’ve found to change my mood is to listen to music (and sometimes sing along, and sometimes dance).

Here’s a playlist of my favorite sing-along, dance-along, feel better tunes, They work for me every time; I bet they’ll work for you, too.

Ellie Goulding – Anything Could Happen

Sara Bareilles – Brave

Florence + The Machine – Dog Days Are Over

A Fine Frenzy – This Is The Start

Tom Petty – Learning To Fly

Vienna Teng – Level Up

Katy Perry – Firework

Yo La Tengo – Ohm

James – Sit Down

Modest Mouse – Float On

Avicii – Wake Me Up



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About Susan McKellep

Susan McKellep was born and grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas. She moved away at 19 and eventually settled down in Kentucky, where she lives with her four JRTs and one fat old cat.  Susan is the  mother of two amazing adult children, a passionate Animal Welfare advocate,  public radio supporter, and recent convert to the joys of “wild fermentation.” You can connect with her on TwitterFacebookInstagramPinterest, and her blog Dreams Underfoot.


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