List of positive uplifting songs

Music can emotionally enhance your wellbeing. It can uplift your mood instantly just as well as an antidepressant.  It has the power to be emotionally uplifting or soothing and make us feel joy, love, hope, peace and so many other emotions. Apparently is alters many parts of our brain including those that feel these emotions - the hippocampus and the prefrontal cortex.
"It also flushes the body with dopamine, a neurotransmitter that makes you feel good. Music also paves the way for the release of norepinephrine, a hormone that brings about euphoria and elation." *
uplifting songs
Elevator Music by Boy Wonder

Here is our list of inspiring songs from many different eras.
We would love to know a song that makes you feel uplifted (add it in the comments).

Mr. Blue Sky ~ Electric Light Orchestra
Here Comes the Sun – The Beatles
Good Day Sunshine - The Beatles
What a Wonderful Life - Elvis Presley
What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong 
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life – Monty Python
Don’t Worry be Happy – Bobby McFerrin
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
Que Sera Sera - Doris Day
Perfect Day – Lou Reed
Circle of Life - The Lion King
Walking on Sunshine – Katrina and the Waves
Lust For Life – Iggy Pop
Where is the Love? – The Black Eyed Peas
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
One More Time – Daft Punk
Magic Carpet Ride – Steppenwolf

How Music Changes Your Mood - Examined Existence


  1. Music is essential!
    I agree with most of the songs on your list.
    Here is one from a brazilian band:
    `Noite de balada` by Golpe de Estado

  2. Oh my goodness I know so many of these songs, I love music, it totally evokes so many emotions in me ♡ xox

  3. Humming many of these in my head as soon as I saw the title. :) Music is a mood-changer!

  4. Music is my life and these are some great songs to keep us uplifted. Thanks for coming by the Legacy Link-up

  5. Music definitely affects our moods and some music can be so uplifting. Let's see, let me add these to your wonderful list: John Lennon - Imagine, The Monkees - I'm a Believer, Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want to Have Fun, Hall & Oates - You Make My Dreams, The Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta a Feeling, Lionel Richie - Dancing on the Ceiling, and Prince - Let's Go Crazy. Thanks so much for linking up at the Unlimited Link Party 87. Shared.

  6. CONGRATS Lee! Your post is FEATURED at the Unlimited Link Party 88!

    1. WOW! Thanks so much, Dee. That is really appreciated.


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