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Pick-Me-Up Playlist – World Mental Health Day

I normally only post on Mondays, but Muted Mouthful, included me in this tag for World Mental Health Day, and I couldn’t resist. Thanks Muted Mouthful! If you haven’t checked out her blog yet, head over there for great posts from a socially anxious introvert.

Rules:

  1. Link back to ‘Pick Me Up Playlist’ creator – Laura Spoonie – https://lauraspoonie.blog/2018/10/10/pick-me-up-playlist-tag/
  2. Tag the blogger who nominated you
  3. Mention how music helps your Mental Health
  4. List 10 songs that you would consider to be a part of your ‘Pick Me Up Playlist’ (optional: mention a little bit why each song is on your list)
  5. Tag 10 other bloggers to join in with the ‘Pick Me Up Playlist’ Challenge

How music helps my mental health

For me, music is the perfect solution for any mood. When I’m joyful, I crank some disco and boogie all over the house. When I’m mellow and reflective, classical music spurs my ideas and imagination. Most importantly, on the dark days, the hard days, the days where I would rather stay nestled in bed than face the world with this achy body, I can put on my headphones and choose any of these songs to get me up and moving. Yes, I’m a bit of a metal head and I’m totally not current with today’s music. Rock on!

1) Spirit of the West – any of their songs really, amazing Canadian folk rock band

2) My Chemical Romance – Famous Last Words

3) Metallica – Welcome Home (Sanitarium) – This was my teenage anthem. Listening to it now reminds me of how far I’ve come from that confused, angry teenager.

4) Iron Maiden – Run to the Hills

5) AC/DC – For Those About to Rock

6) Billy Idol – Can’t Break Me Down

7) Oasis – Don’t Look Back in Anger

8) Dire Straits – Romeo and Juliet

9) Van Morrison – Into the Mystic

10) The Stone Roses – Ten Storey Love Song

Other bloggers I nominate

I picked mostly newer blogs that could use some love, so I hope you’ll check them out!

https://briannarosewilson.wordpress.com/2018/10/08/you-dont-get-to-mark-me/

https://eachlittlespark.wordpress.com/2018/10/08/hello-its-your-depression/

https://mssensitivebadass.wordpress.com/2018/10/03/246/

https://silentpartnersonline.wordpress.com/2018/09/29/and-i-remembered-why-i-love-you/

https://ananxiousgalblog.wordpress.com/2018/10/05/my-most-recent-anxious-blunder/

https://wakeninglife.home.blog/2018/10/06/starting-to-fall-kicking-off-autumn-mental-health-awareness-week/

https://lavenderandlevity.wordpress.com/2018/10/09/improv-11-im-mrs-bright-blogs/

https://ashleighchristine.com/2018/10/09/a-letter-to-my-13-year-old-self/

https://www.thethoughtsthatbind.com/2018/10/04/should-i-quit-therapy/

https://mylifeinlimbo.blog/2018/10/08/day-at-the-fqarm/

Thanks again to https://lauraspoonie.blog/2018/10/10/pick-me-up-playlist-tag/ for initiating the Pick-Me-Up Playlist tag. Let’s keep spreading awareness so we can break the stigma of mental illness.

Happy Wednesday!!

❤️Amanda

15 thoughts on “Pick-Me-Up Playlist – World Mental Health Day”

  1. What an awesome tag! Thank you so much for including me!!
    Music, man. . .how can one survive without it? haha I am excited to check out Spirit of the West and The Stone Roses-I don’t think I’ve ever heard ’em. And even more excited to head over to these other bloggers!
    Anyways, this was a lovely post. Thank you again for the inclusion; I can’t wait to get started!

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