1. I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor
This song has been played at every wedding I have ever attended and all the women, including myself, crowd the floor lip syncing the words that confirm their independence after their man has left. Kind of ironic to have it played at a celebration of the union of two people?

2. Fighter by Christina Aquilera
This song is the modern version of “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor; it too makes you feel like you can handle the demise of a relationship and come out stronger.

3. Lose Yourself by Eminen
I am not necessarily a rap lover, but I do love Eminen. As much dysfunction that I’m sure exists in his life, I respect that he writes lyrics based on raw emotions.  

4. Live Like You Were Dying by Tim McGraw
Does this even need further explanation? I think the title says it all?

5. Unwritten by Natasha Bedingfield
Listening to the lyrics of this song makes me excited about the future because you just don’t know what great things can happen!

What songs motivate you?