Songs That Have Helped People Through Depression


People with depression name songs and lyrics that have helped them feel better or cheer up when they’re having a hard day.

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Songs That Have Helped People Through Depression

Fight Song” Rachel Platten

“Starting right now I’ll be strong. I’ll play my fight song. And I don’t really care if nobody…”

Now Is the Start” A Fine Frenzy

“It’s the sound of a mute gone loud. It’s the sound of a new start.”

Swim” Jack’s Mannequin

“The whole world is watching. You haven’t come this far to fall off the Earth.”

Let It Go” from “Frozen”

“Here I stand, and here I’ll stay. Let the storm rage on!”

Let Me Be Myself” by 3 Doors Down

“…behind someone else. I’ll never see the light of day living in this cell.”

Firework” by Katy Perry

“You don’t have to feel like a waste of space. You’re original, cannot be replaced.”

People Like Us” by Kelly Clarkson

“Don’t let it get the best of you. You’ll make it out alive.”

Collide” by Howie Day

“Even the best fall down sometimes. Even the wrong words seem to rhyme.”

Three Little Birds” by Bob Marley

“…about a thing. ‘Cause every little thing gonna be alright.”

Beautiful Day” by U2

“Sky falls, you feel like it’s a beautiful day. Don’t let it get away.”

Overcomer” by Mandisa

“You’re an overcomer. Stay in the fight ’til the final round.”

I Won’t Back Down” by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

“And I’ll keep this world from draggin’ me down. Gonna stand my ground.”

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