I’ve made no secret that I’ve been a little stressed the past few months. Between work and waiting for news about my job, all the rain, the longer commute and just life in general; I’ve been kind of a hot mess. I’ve started taking my Fitbit off because I don’t need to see my heart rate numbers climb like that.
Enough is enough. I’m doing what I can to take back my calm. Music is huge in my life. A lot of memories are tied to songs and a lot of songs remind of books and times past. I sing way louder than I should in my car. And sometimes at work. So in an effort to help myself calm down I made myself a new playlist. I called it “Calm the Frak Down”. You know, in case I needed a reminder. 😛
It’s an odd mix of Bebe Rexha, Rise Against, Papa Roach and Florida Georgia Line. Eclectic but it’s working for me. I tend to only listen to country in the summer when it’s 110 outside and the Fair is in town so I’m usually always a year behind when it comes to Florida Georgia Line. When I was working on my playlist I saw they had a new album… oh nope-2016, oops, I’m behind a year again, damn. I clicked buy without even previewing it. Why not? It’s not summer yet but let’s shake things up.
I heard this song on my way to work thinking that the words fit my mood. So I played it again. Then I actually saw the name of the song and started laughing. Well isn’t that fitting.
The other song I have on repeat is Bebe Rexha’s “Sweet Beginnings”. Little different vibe though. 😛
How do you calm down?
What are you listening to?