12 of My Favorite Feel Good Songs

Happy Monday Morning!

I gotta’ admit – getting back into the swing of the school year and being back in the classroom is a big transition for me. Oh, it’s all going well, but with so many in the house back to school, and one daughter packed up and off to Denmark – it feels as though we have hit the ground running without much space to breathe.

That is until this last weekend. Where I officially took time off  – no school work and no blogging. Nada. Zip. None. Just some time spent at the beach, a nice Sunday nap, time soaking in the hot tub. and a good movie via Netflix. This past weekend was quiet time at it’s best. We all need time to recharge our batteries, and I know that this time spent away from all things work related has served me well.

But now it is Monday morning. Early Monday morning, and I need to get my groove on – so to speak. The best way I know how to start the day is a morning filled with feel good music. You cannot help but smile when you hear these songs! In no particular order, her are:

12 of My Favorite Feel Good Songs

  1. Martha & The Vandellas “Dancing in the Streets”

  2. A Beautiful Morning by the Rascals

  3. Don’t Worry, Be Happy by Bobby MacFerrin
  4. Don’t Stop Believin’ By Journey
  5. “The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy)” by Simon & Garfunkel
  6. Waka Waka by Shakira
  7. Walking on Sunshine by Katrina and the Waves
  8. Somewhere over the Rainbow – Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwoʻole
  9. With A Little Help From My Friends by the Beatles
  10. Happy by Rolling Stones
  11. Viva La Vida by Coldplay
  12. Girls Just Want to Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper

    So here is to feeling good about the beginning of the work week!  I am wishing you a wonderful Monday and week full of feel good days!

    What are some of your feel good songs?

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16 Replies to “12 of My Favorite Feel Good Songs”

  1. Lot’s of really fun songs! Great list!

  2. Don’t Stop Believin’ is one of my favorites, this is a really great list, I bet it would almost make me feel excited enough to go on a run!

  3. Who doesn’t love Don’t Stop Believing?!? Love this list and will have to download some that I don’t have!

  4. These are awesome! I think you’ve covered most of my favorites in this post!

  5. Yes, Cyndi Lauper!….Which brings me to “13 going on 30”—a feel good girly movie and a batch of homemade cookies! ha!

  6. Love the song list 🙂 I just took a entire week off from blogging and everything in between, and it was lovely!!

  7. Viva la Vida makes me think of my old job! But it’s such a great song!!

  8. It’s funny that I am seeing this because the other day, my nephew and I were singing ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’ and he kept adding ‘Just Be Happy’ into the song. I don’t know why that cracked me up so much, but it did. ‘Dancin’ in the Streets’ is a really fun song to dance to when cleaning.

  9. Cyndi Lauper! I also love Shiny Happy People from REM.

  10. I am singing don’t worry be happy in my head now! Definitely a feel good song!

  11. Great list! I’m a huge fan of Coldplay, so I gotta love that. And Simon & Garfunkel was a record my mom had and I remember as a kid playing that record over and over!

  12. Wow, you picked some really good songs, Stacey! When I am feeling really down or stressed, I pick some fun music to help me get back to a good place. I love these songs and will have to add them to my play list.

  13. Oh how awesome. I hadn’t heard of a few of these but listened to them and they are for sure feel good songs. Definitely what I needed today!

  14. Now that is just an awesome playlist!!! Definitely picks up my spirits!

  15. Great list! I love all of these songs 🙂

  16. Thanks for jumpstarting my Monday morning. I just dropped BOTH my daughters off at the airport for a GAP year abroad as was feeling sad and lonely — Happy by The Stones really cheers me up!

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