Songs To Motivate You for The Last Months of 2018

As the end of 2018 comes near, it’s easy to get lost in the pressures of school work and achieving the goals you set for yourself at the beginning of the year. I’ve always found that music really helps me focus and gives me the push to finish my work, as well as keep me grounded in the present so as not to freak out too much about the future. Below are eight songs whose infectious lyrics and catchy tunes will motivate you to work hard toward your goals and stay calm throughout the next of the semester.


1. “Ten Things” by Paul Baribeau

Motivational lyric:

Think of all the things that you love about your life

Be thankful you are blessed with them

Think of all the things that hold you back

And realize that you don't need them

Try to list the endless reasons why it's good to be alive

And then just smile for a while about them


2. “Not the End of the World (Even as We Know It)” by Faded Paper Figures

Motivational lyric:

Yeah, it’s hard

But it’s not the end of the world even as we know it

Unfortunately, life goes on

But it’s not the end of the world even as we know it


3. “Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of Your Fist” by Ramshackle Glory

Motivational lyric:

Your heart is a muscle the size of your fist

Keep on loving. Keep on fighting

And hold on, hold on

Hold on for your life


4. “My Body” by Young the Giant

Motivational lyric:

My body tells me no

But I won't quit

'Cause I want more

'Cause I want more


5. “I Wanna Get Better” by Bleachers

Motivational lyric:

I didn't know I was broken 'til i wanted to change

I wanna get better, better, better, better

I wanna get better


6. “Whatever it Takes” by Imagine Dragons

Motivational lyric:

Whatever it takes

Yeah, take me to the top

I'm ready for whatever it takes

'Cause I love the adrenaline in my veins

I do what it takes


7. “Survivor” by Destiny’s Child

Motivational lyric:

I'm a survivor

I'm not gon' give up

I'm not gon' stop

I'm gon' work harder


8. “Blue Skies” by Noah and the Whale

Motivational lyric:

Cause it's time to leave

Those feelings behind

Oh, 'cause blue skies are coming


I hope all these songs help you achieve your goals and stay motivated and most importantly, happy!

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