The Playlist

When words fail us, music comes through. Creating playlists to express how we feel- in general or around a specific thing- can be extremely therapeutic and a great mindfulness practice in sitting with your feelings. When we do this exercise with kids, it can also be a great insight into how they are feeling, and a way to start difficult conversations. Below is an outline to help create a playlist, though you can certainly adapt it to your specific needs. 

The song that makes you feel sad: 

The song that makes you want to dance: 

The song that makes you think of heartbreak:

The song you listen to when you’re angry: 

The song that makes you feel powerful:

The song you listen to when you’re lonely:

The song you listen to when you want to cry: 

The song you play when you need a confidence boost: 

The song that always makes you feel better:

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