I found a bunch of cool writing prompts on Pinterest and thought this might be just enough to take you away from it all for a half-hour journey.
Music is one of my most favorite coping mechanisms and what I qualify as self-care, so I am calling myself your therapist for the day and writing you a prescription for more cowbell.
Er, more music.
I love posts that keep us from dealing with our feelings, don’t you?
Here are my choices.
“A song you like with a color in the title”
Yellow- Katherine Ho (Coldplay originally wrote and performed this, but I like this version better)
I also love this movie.
“A song you like with a number in the title”
Haircut 100- Love Plus One
“A song that reminds you of summertime”
Summertime- DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince
“A song that needs to be played loud”
Lose Yourself- Eminem
“A song to drive to”
Heroes- David Bowie
Ella and I were in the car the other night listening to this with the windows down, and it was lovely.
“A song that makes you happy”
Three Little Birds- Bob Marley
Don’t worry. ‘Bout a thing. Every little thing, gonna be alright.
“A song that makes you sad”
Here Comes a Regular- The Replacements
“A song that you never get tired of”
Tilted- Christine and the Queens
“A song from your preteen years”
Jack and Diane- John Mellencamp
“One of your favorite 80s songs”
I Feel for You- Chaka Khan
“A favorite song to request at a wedding”
Get Down Tonight- K.C. and the Sunshine Band
“Favorite classical song”
Gymnopedie No. 3
“A song you’d sing at a karaoke bar”
I Will Survive- Gloria Gaynor
“A song from your childhood”
The Doobie Brothers- Listen to the Music
I used to dance on the tops of my Dad’s feet to this song. 🙂
“A song you know entirely by heart”
Buffalo Stance- Neneh Cherry
And in honor of a legend, everyone knows this one (and it is a good one):
But my favorite one is this:
It’s now my favorite song out of these.
Tell me all your favorites in the comments.