Musical Therapy: Amazing Songs To Help You Find Peace

By: Ileana Paules-Bronet

People suffering from mental illness and other mental health issues often turn to music for comfort. Many musical artists are able to relate to people on a visceral level, which can be very helpful for people struggling with their mental health. Musical therapy is a proven form of help for those who need it. A variety of people who suffer from a variety of mental health issues shared songs that got them through their roughest moments, in the hope that you might find some comfort in them as well.

  1. Chillout — Ze Frank

2. 27 — Fall Out Boy

3. Risk It — Nahko and Medicine for the People

4. Be Okay — Ingrid Michaelson

5. Dismantle. Repair — Anberlin

6. Leave the Night On — Sam Hunt

7. Fix You — Coldplay

8. O-o-h Child — The Five Stairsteps

9. Make Them Gold — Chvrches

10. Poison and Wine — The Civil Wars

11. The Breaking of the Fellowship — Howard Shore (The Fellowship of the Ring Soundtrack)

12. Snow Day — Jackpot, Tiger

13. The Middle — Jimmy Eat World

14. Difference Maker — Needtobreathe

15. Vindicated — Dashboard Confessional

16. Jerusalem — Matisyahu

17. Stitching Leggings — Kate Nash

18. Dirty Paws — Of Monsters and Men

19. Peace Train — Cat Stevens

20. Warm Foothills — alt-J

21. 6 Inch — Beyonce

22. Heartbeats — Jose Gonzalez

23. These Days — Teen Girl Scientist Monthly

24. Yellow — Coldplay

25. Be Still — The Fray

26. Let Your Troubles Roll By — Carbon Leaf

27. All That I’m Living For — Evanescence

28. Dreaming With A Broken Heart — John Mayer

29. Flume — Bon Iver

30. Loudspeaker — MUNA

31. Hope for the Hopeless — A Fine Frenzy

32. Swing Life Away — Rise Against

33. Jolene — Ray Lamontagne

34. Comes and Goes (In Waves) — Greg Laswell

35. Air I Breathe — Mat Kearney

36. All This Time – Maria Mena

37. Stop This Train – John Mayer

38. Gold In Them Hills – Ron Sexsmith

39. Skin – Sixx A.M.

40. Pretty Hurts – Beyonce

If you find peace in any of the songs above, or have your own mental health playlist, let us know in the comments below!


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