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Need a Pick-Me-Up? Here Are the 35 Songs That Lift Our Spirits Every Time

We all have those days when life feels like a giant ball of “bleh.” Sometimes things don’t work out in our favor or we just have an inexplicable heaviness weighing down on us. It’s important to acknowledge those feelings and maybe even take some time to wallow in them. But it’s also important to pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and remember that everything is going to be OK. Because you — yes, you — are the sh*t.

It’s not always easy getting out of that funk. There are many ways to deal with mental and emotional woes, but one of the most universal pick-me-ups is music. The perfect tune has the power to turn a frown upside down and relieve you of any stress and anxieties you might have. So if you’re looking for a playlist of jams that will boost your confidence, make you feel like busting a move, and/or motivate you to overcome any obstacle, then you’ve come to the right place, my friend. Here are the top inspirational song picks from our POPSUGAR employees (and yes, there’s a LOT of Beyoncé)!