Need that confidence boost in the morning? A little fun in the afternoon? A private dance session in your living room? Look no further! I bring you 13 songs you need in your playlist to feel awesome!

Music feeds the soul of the weary. Creative individuals or not, we are all fueled by music. I’d like to share my go to jams to get through the day or just to end a night with feeling awesome. I’ve also included links to the lyrics for those who’d love to sing along.

1 – DOMINO BY JESSIE J

I’m going to start you off with an empowering opening, “I’m feeling sexy and free!” Yes darling, let that glitter rain on you. Now bob your head, feel that beat. If you start dancing right now, I won’t judge you (Don’t let anyone judge you for being silly, it’s fun!). Absorb the words and let it stick to you like honey. You know the words to this song, sing it like you mean it!

 

2 – CAN’T STOP THE FEELING BY JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE

Don’t fight it. Dance. DANCE. Let that electrifying feeling move your feet. Stretch you body. You hear that? You’ve got that sunshine in your pocket. Go and let it shine. Don’t stop the feeling. Sway those hips darling and let the music move your body. “I can’t stop the feeling, so keep dancing!

 

3 – STRONGER (WHAT DOESN’T KILL YOU) BY KELLY CLARKSON

People come and go. They leave on their own accord. But you know what, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger!” Sing it in the shower, sing it in the car, sing it in front of the asswipe or that bimbo – I don’t care just let it out! Go darling and stand tall, make yourself proud.

 

4- NO MONEY BY GALANTIS

No money, no problem. Let the gleeful beat make you hop on your feet or tap those lovely fingers.

 

5 – WE ARE YOUNG BY FUN FT. JANELLE MONAE

Okay, let’s take down a notch. Age is just a number darling, you are young. You can burn brighter than the sun. Anything is possible. “You have no reason to run.” Believe that someone is always there for you.

 

6 – DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT BY TOPLOADER

No words. Let the song lead you the way.

 

7 – BEST DAY OF MY LIFE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS

Let everyday be the BEST DAY OF YOUR LIFE. Don’t look back. Don’t give your dreams up. Believe it. Sing to yourself, “This is going to be the best day of my life!

 

8 – UNWRITTEN BY NATASHA BEDINGFIELD


RELEASE YOUR INHIBITIONS! This is one of the best motivational songs I’ve heard out there. You are the driver of your own car. You’re in control of your life, no one else!

 

9 – ONCE IN A WHILE BY TIMEFLIES

I feel good.” Dark days are of the past. Live life like the blood type “B+” (Get it? Be positive)

 

10 – BETTER WHEN I’M DANCING BY MEGHAN TRAINOR

 

Show the world you’ve got that fire.

 

11 – HOLD MY HAND BY JESS GLYNNE

Take the plunge, you’re ready for this.

 

12 – SHUT UP AND DANCE BY WALK THE MOON

 

Nothing like this band to make you feel loved and wanted. “Don’t you dare look back just keep your eyes on me

 

13 – UPTOWN FUNK BY MARK RONSON FT. BRUNO MARS

Let’s end this list with an awesome dance number. Give it all you got. Darling, no one’s watching. “If you freaky then own it!

Feel awesome yet? Thanks for joining me in a sing and dance sesh. You can find more on That StartUp Girl. If you want to hear the songs in one place for free, you can follow my EMPOWERED playlist for the month on Spotify.  And if you’ve got any other music I’ve missed, let me know in the comments below and I might include it in my playlist next month. Now, go and be awesome!

Published by Celine Merto