12 Songs That Will Make You Feel Better Even When You Don’t Want To

We know that at times, the day-to-day work grind can begin to feel mundane and pointless. Particularly, while our country sits in the eye of a political shit storm. Maybe you’ve even gone into autopilot mode and aren’t tuned in at all anymore. While this method may work for a little while, at some point you’ll need to revive yourself from the proverbial funk you’re residing in.

When you think it’s time to turn a new leaf (regardless of if you truly want to), try plugging in to this playlist and letting go of all of that negativity if even just for an hour or two. Trust us, you’ll be glad you did.

1. BØRNS – “Electric Love”

Lyrics that’ll make you smile: “Baby you’re like lightning in a bottle. I can’t let you go now that I got it”

2. Colbie Caillat – “Bubbly”

Lyrics that’ll make you smile: “Under covers stayin’ dry and warm, you give me feelings that I adore.”

3. One Republic – “Good Life”

Lyrics that’ll make you smile: “Say oh, got this feeling that you can’t fight. Like this city is on fire tonight, this could really be a good life. A good, good life.”

4. Jon Bellion – “Maybe IDK”

Lyrics that’ll make you smile: “Maybe I don’t know, maybe I don’t know. But maybe that’s okay.”

5. Hailee Steinfeld – “Love Myself”

Lyrics that’ll make you smile: “Feeling good on my own without you, yeah. Got me speaking in tongues. The beautiful, it comes without you, yeah.”

6. Ariana Grande, Zedd – “Break Free”

Lyrics that’ll make you smile: “This is the part when I say I don’t want ya. I’m stronger than I’ve been before.”

7. Empire of the Sun – “Walking On A Dream”

Lyrics that’ll make you smile: “We are always running for the thrill of it thrill of it. Always pushing up the hill searching for the thrill of it.”

8. Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams – “Get Lucky”

Lyrics that’ll make you smile: “We’ve come too far to give up who we are. So let’s raise the bar and our cups to the stars.”

9. Elle King – “America’s Sweetheart”

Lyrics that’ll make you smile: “So kick out the jams, kick up the soul. Pour another glass of that rock and roll.”

10. Passion Pit – “Lifted Up (1985)”

Lyrics that’ll make you smile: “Dropped from the heavens, they call me a dreamer. I won’t lie, I knew you would belong here.”

11. Frank Ocean – “Sweet Life”

Lyrics that’ll make you smile: “The sunshine always kept you warm. So why see the world, when you got the beach.”

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See Also: 11 Songs To Boost Your Mood When Monday Kicks You Right In The Lady Parts

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