A Playlist to Help Motivate You

This pandemic has sucked the motivation out of me and with this being midterms week for many and finals week for Mount Holyoke students, we could all use a little motivation. I have been feeling extremely lost with remote learning this past week and really needed a pick-me-up. Especially since everything is now online, we have to resist the urge to make that cute Pinterest board and study instead - it is hard. These songs help me get in the zone to write that paper or take that test. A lot of these songs are older but they always help me feel more awake and inspired to get some work done. This playlist is one of my favorite ways to start off my day and spans a range of genres. I hope you like it as much as I do! :) 

  1. “Unstoppable” by Sia

  2. “Alive” by Sia

  3. “The Greatest” by Sia

  4. “Brave” by Sara Bareilles

  5. “Firework” by Katy Perry

  6. “Roar” by Katy Perry

  7. “Wide Awake” by Katy Perry

  8. “Chained to the Rhythm” by Katy Perry

  9. “Supernova (tigers blud)” by Kat Cunning

  10. “Fight Song” by Rachel Platten

  11. “Wake Me Up” by Avicii

  12. “The Nights” by Avicii

  13. “The Days” by Avicii

  14. “Now or Never” by Halsey

  15. “Hurricane” by Halsey

  16. “Me, Myself and I” by G-Eazy and Bebe Rexha

  17. “Don’t Start Now” by Dua Lipa

  18. “IDGAF” by Dua Lipa

  19. “New Rules” by Dua Lipa

  20. “Bellyache” by Billie Eilish 

  21. “Bad Guy” by Billie Eilish

  22. “Shelter” by FINNEAS

  23. “Watermelon Sugar” by Harry Styles

  24. “Seeing Blind” by Niall Horan and Maren Morris

  25. “Come & Get It” by Selena Gomez 

  26. “Better” by Khalid

  27. “Suncity” by Khalid ft. Empress Of

  28. “Happier” by Marshmello and Bastille

  29. “Ocean Drive” by Duke Dumont

  30. “Prayer in C” by Lilly Wood & The Prick and Robin Schulz 

  31. “On The Floor” by Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull

  32. “There’s Nothing Holding Me Back” by Shawn Mendes 

  33. “Counting Stars” by OneRepublic

  34. “Believer” by Imagine Dragons

  35. “Wow” by Post Malone

  36. “Rockstar” by Post Malone ft. 21 Savage

  37. “Rather Be” by Clean Bandit ft. Jess Glynne

  38. “Rockabye” by Clean Bandit ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie

  39. “Solo” by Clean Bandit ft. Demi Lovato

  40. “Confident” by Demi Lovato

  41. “Strongest” by Ina Wroldsen

  42. “Blinding Lights” by The Weeknd

  43. “Hope” by The Chainsmokers ft. Winona Oak

  44. “Team” by Krewella

  45. “Enjoy the Ride” by Krewella

  46. “Poker Face” by Lady Gaga

  47. “Bad Romance” by Lady Gaga

  48. “Starships” by Nicki Minaj

  49. “Alarm” by Anne-Marie

  50. “Then” by Anne-Marie


No Music No Life Neon Sign Photo by Simon Noh on Unsplash

I hope you enjoy listening to these songs and that they help you feel at least a little bit more motivated to get work done. These are strange times we live in but hopefully finding some joy in this or any music can help you have a more productive day.  


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