Create Your Divorce Song List

Music moves moods. It can change your emotional state dramatically and quickly. Depending on the genre of music that you like, you might like to consider creating different song list or compilations depending on your different moods. Separate your songs into categories such as motivating/uplifting, anger diffusing and calming.

To help you get started, you might like to consider:

Heart Break / Sympathy

  1. “Bridge over troubled water” Simon and Garfunkel
  2. “You ought to know” Alanis Morissette
  3. “Rolling in the deep” Adele
  4. “Turning tables” Adele
  5. “Every rose has it’s thorn” Poison
  6. “Sometimes love just aint enough” Pattie Smithe
  7. “Tears dry on their own” Amy Winehouse
  8. “You’ve got a friend” Carole King
  9. “Big Girls Cry” Sia
  10. “First cut is the deepest” Sheryl Crow / Cat Stephens
  11. “Big Girls don’t cry” Fergie
  12. “Landslide” Dixie Chicks
  13. “Alone” Heart
  14. “Everybody Hurts” REM
  15. “Stupid Boy” Keith Urban
  16. “Torn” Natalie Imbruglia
  17. “What about me” Moving Pictures
  18. “Goodbye my lover” James Blunt

Mood changer / Energizing / Empowering

  1. “Shake it off” (Taylor Swift)
  2. “Happy” (Pharrell Williams)
  3. “Shut up and dance with me” Walk the Moon
  4. “No Limit” 2 unlimited
  5. “Girls just want to have fun” Cyndi Lauper
  6. “Bills” Lunchmoney Lewis
  7. “Keep on moving” Five
  8. “I’m a bitch, I’m a lover” Meredith Brooks
  9. “Fighter” Christina Aguilera
  10. “Eye of the tiger” Survivor
  11. “Roar” Katy Perry
  12. “I am woman” Helen Ready
  13. “A little bit stronger” Sara Evans
  14. “It’s got to be perfect” Fairground Attraction
  15. “True Colors” Cyndi Lauper
  16. “Respect” Aretha Franklin
  17. “Dog days are over” Florence + The Machine
  18. “This ain’t love” Jessica Mauboy
  19. “Perfect” Fairground Attraction
  20. “Not ready to make nice” Dixie Chicks

Don’t forget to add classical and instrumental pieces to your lists.

Once you have your music on, allow the music to move your body – sing, sway, dance and jump as you feel appropriate. Dance and sing in the dark. Dance like no one is watching. Sing like no one can hear. Do it unreservedly and note how good it makes you feel.


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