"Brave" Sara Bareilles

"Don't run, just stop holding your tongue / Maybe there's a way out of the cage where you live / Maybe one of thses days you can let the light in / Show me how big your brave is."


Never stand down. Challenge yourself everyday to speak up, stand out or be there - be brave. "Brave" can act as your motivation to be better, empowered, stronger and braver version of you. 

"Radioactive" Imagine Dragons

"I'm waking up, I feel it in my bones / Enough to make my systems blow / Welcome to the new age, to the new age."


Take on this year with a new outlook. Stay with the mindset that nothing can hold you down and you will conquer all. After listening to Imagine Dragon's "Radioactive" you will feel a sense of empowerment taking over your body.

"Wake Me Up" Avicil

"I tried carrying the weight of the world / But I only have two hands / Hope I get the chance to travel the world / But I don't have any plans."


This year make it your mission to find yourself. You only get one life, so make the most of it and live without regrets - part of living is going through the different paths. Be spontaneous and allow life to guide you. Live for you!

"Let it Go" Demi Lovato

"Standing - frozen in the life I've chosen / You won't find me, the past is so behind me."


Never be ashamed to be yourself! Everyone is put on the world for a reason. Remember that everyone has a gift, that they can share with the world, it is up to you if you'll reach your potential and make that change. "Let it Go" is exactly what we all should do because in the end we only have ourselves to blame if we do not attain our goals. It is our individual responsibility to show the world who we really are.

"Carry On" Fun

"If you're lost and alone / Or you're sinking like a stone / Carry on / May your past be the sound / Of your feet upon the ground carry on."


Remember that you make your own destiny. Only you have the power to dwell within the bad or use it to excel. Embrace your negativity and use it to help you move forward with your future. This year, do your best to move on and as Fun sings - carry on.

"People Like Us" Kelly Clarkson

"Keep your head up, nothing lasts forever."


Kelly Clarkson's "People Like Us" is centered around looking on the brighter side. Even though you may be going through a tough time, remember that it's not going to last forever. In the moment, it may not seem like it but, there is always a silver lining to every storm. This year don't let the bad times keep you down, instead rise above and against the odds.

"Dare You to Move" Switchfoot

"Tension is here / Between who you are and who you could be / Between how it is and how it should be"


Never allow things to stand in your way. Get past whatever may be holding you back. In the beginning, it may be frightening to pass through an obstacle but take on the dare and stay positive. Switchfoot's "Dare You to Move" challenges others to move rather than standing still.

"Strip Me" Natasha Bedingfield

"Take what you want steal my pride / Build me up or cut me down to size / Shut me out but I'll just scream/ I'm only one voice in a million/ But you ain't taking that from me."


This year, never back down and stay true to your beliefs. There will be times when others try to silence your voice but remember that your opinion matters. One person can make a difference and influence change. "Strip Me" encourages everyone to stand strong and never back down.

"Good Life" One Republic

"When you're happy like a fool / Let it take you over / When everything is out / You gotta take it in."


Positivity is infectious. Whenever you have a happy occurrence within your life, take the time to relish in it. Happy moments help you justify the bad times and provide you with the motivation to never lose hope. "Good Life" is one of the rare songs that preach about happiness.

"Settlin" Sugarland

"I've had enough so-so. I'm not settling for anything less than everything."


Never sell yourself short. If you apply yourself and stay determined, anything is possible. This year do not let anything stand in your way. If it doesn't make you happy, then start over or revise it. You create your own destiny. "Settlin" is an anthem for the phrase "live your life to the fullest."

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