What Are Some Uplifting Songs?


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Uplifting songs include "Don't Worry, Be Happy" by Bobby McFerrin, "Circle of Life" by Elton John and "I Will Survive" by Gloria Gaynor. Uplifting songs have the power to help a person through a tough time, lift a bad mood, or put a smile on one's face.

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What Are Some Uplifting Songs?
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"Don't Worry, Be Happy" increases a person's happiness with its catchy lyrics and uplifting beat. It says, "In every life we have some trouble, but when you worry you make it double." It reminds people to stop worrying and to put a smile on their faces.

"Circle of Life" is from "The Lion King" soundtrack. With lyrics like, "In the circle of life, it's the wheel of fortune, it's the leap of faith," the song reminds people to "never take more than you give" and that everything happens for a reason.

Released during the 1970s, "I Will Survive" teaches people that they are strong and will survive after a breakup. This survival anthem is still popular today.

Other uplifting and inspirational songs include, "I Am the Light of My Soul" by Sirgun Kaur, "Shine It All Around" by Robert Plant and the Strange Sensation, "What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong and "Grateful: A Love Song to the World" by Nimo Patel and Daniel Nahmod.

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