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Top 12 Inspirational Songs We’re Loving Right Now

Sometimes you just need to let it all go and… dance!

These days, we could all use a boost. Many studies have shown that listening to upbeat music can improve your mood and outlook on life. Next time you're feeling down, pick some songs below and dance around your house! It'll put a smile on your face in no time. Also, check out Our Top 10 Favourite Love Songs by Canadian Artists!


Am I Wrong – Nico & Vinz

This song is having a resurgence due to the release of “Cinderella” on Amazon. Lyrics include, “If one thing I know/I'll fall but I'll grow/I'm walking down this road of mine/This road that I call home.” This song is so encouraging that Nico & Vinz sang it at the Nobel Peace Prize event.


Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) – Kelly Clarkson

This song features the famous phrase “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” This is a great message to remember for the times we’re in.


Higher love – Whitney Houston & Kygo

Some lyrics in this song that really stick out to me: “Worlds are turning, and we're just hanging on/Facing our fear, and standing out there alone/A yearning, yeah, and it's real to me/There must be someone who's feeling for me.”


Raise a Little Hell - Trooper

Just the beginning notes are enough to list your mood. And the words make you want to take action in your life - “If you don't like what you got, why don't you change it?/If your world is all screwed up, then rearrange it.”


I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor

This is definitely a song to blast at full volume! After hearing this song (and singing at the top of your lungs), you’ll instantly feel better.



Shine a Light – Bryan Adams

Lyrics we love: “You have struggled before, now/And each time you made it out the other side” and “Shine a light/Everywhere you go”. This feel good song is a must-have on our playlists, the melody, lyrics, and performance come together to create peaceful but uplifting tune.


Let’s get Loud – Jennifer Lopez

You can’t help but jump up and dance when this song comes on! “If you wanna live your life/Live it all the way and don't you waste it” Listen to Jennifer!


Hit Me With Your Best Shot – Pat Benatar

This is a song for when people are bringing you down. Sometimes you just gotta say, “is that the worst you can do?”


I’m Still Standing – Elton John

A classic feel-good anthem. This song is a great reminder that you’ve survived up until this point, and you’ll survive whatever comes your way. A side note: His movie biopic of the same name is amazing too.


Next to Me – Jordan Feliz

This song is a personal favourite of mine! It reminds me that God -a higher power – whatever you want to say, is there for us and fighting for us.


Fight Song – Rachel Platten

“And I don't really care/If nobody else believes/'Cause I've still got/A lot of fight left in me” These are powerful lyrics that remind you that you need to love yourself first.


Can’t Stop the Feeling – Justin Timberlake

I think this song is inspirational simply because it’s upbeat and positive. Sometimes you just need to let it all go and… dance!


What's your favourite inspirational song?



Krista Hannesen

Editor in Chief of A Beautiful Life Magazine

Instagram: @kristahannesen







Photo Credit: Andre Furtado

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