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Songs to De-Stress

36 Soothing Songs For Your Stressed-Out Soul

There is a phrase that stressed is desserts spelled backward, but when you don't feel like indulging in sweets, there is always another option: music. Beat the afternoon work slump and stay relaxed with these 36 feel-good tunes. This playlist has something for everyone, whether you like to beat stress by singing along to oldies (think Spice Girls) or soak in a bubble bath while listening to Norah Jones. Go ahead, and start your weekend right — press play!

  1. Pachelbel's "Canon in D Major," Royal Philharmonic
  2. "All of Me," John Legend
  3. "Young, Wild & Free," Wiz Khalifa & Snoop Dogg
  4. "Wannabe," Spice Girls
  5. "Unwritten," Natasha Bedingfield
  6. "Float On," Modest Mouse
  7. "Don't Know Why," Norah Jones
  8. "The Lazy Song," Bruno Mars
  9. "Viva la Vida," Coldplay
  10. "Safe and Sound," Capital Cities
  11. "Let It Go," Idina Menzel
  12. "Build Me Up Buttercup,"The Foundations
  13. "Put Your Records On," Corinne Bailey Rae
  14. "You Got Me," Colbie Caillat
  15. "Lego House," Ed Sheeran
  16. "Latch," Disclosure featuring Sam Smith
  17. "New Day," Alicia Keys
  18. "Officially Missing You," Tamia
  19. "19 You and Me," Dan + Shay
  20. "The Man," Aloe Blacc
  21. "Someone Like You," Adele
  22. "Bitter Sweet Symphony," The Verve
  23. "I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight," U2
  24. "For You I Will," Teddy Geiger
  25. "Everything Has Changed," Taylor Swift featuring Ed Sheeran
  26. "Something More," Sugarland
  27. "Bottle It Up," Sara Bareilles
  28. "I Don't Want to Wait," Paula Cole
  29. "Try," Pink
  30. "Let's Go," Matt & Kim
  31. "Same Love," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  32. "Till I Get There," Lupe Fiasco
  33. "Why Can't I?" Liz Phair
  34. "Happy," Leona Lewis
  35. "Cups (Pitch Perfect's "When I'm Gone")," Anna Kendrick
  36. "Falling Awake," Gary Jules

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