FlourishAnyway believes there is a playlist for just about any situation and is on a mission to unite and entertain the world through song. With almost 7. Many of us may feel temporary i. Yet with weakened social ties, one out of five Americans feels chronically lonely. And for adults over the age of 45, it's one in three. If you're one of them, then you have a lot of company. There are many pop, rock, and country about social isolation, loneliness, and being alone. Make yourself a playlist using the long list of songs we've put together. On occasion, we've all probably felt like the narrator in this song.
Chronic Loneliness Is an Epidemic
For many with mental health conditions, loneliness can be a frequent companion. In moments of loneliness, it can be helpful to use music as a healing tool. While not a cure-all for loneliness, music stimulates the brain , increasing your mood and decreasing anxiety , blood pressure and pain in the process. Sometimes, music might be just what the doctor ordered! Lonely, sad, anxious… I put that song on and it helps. It really hits hard, but it helps.
1. “Heavy” by Linkin Park
Sometimes being alone is good for us, sometimes being alone just gets us down. Here are some songs to soundtrack whatever type of loneliness you feel: nostalgic, angry, sad, drunk…. You could barely leave the house in without hearing the Bobby Vinton-sampling sadbanger from Akon. Making an earworm out of being on his own, almost fifteen years on the chart-topper remains the first tune you think of when thinking of songs about being lonely.
Learn about the different ways to create a will. Loneliness can sometimes feel like eternal existential angst. Writers like Albert Camus, Jean Paul Sartre, and Franz Kafka have devoted novels wrestling with this feeling and what it says about the human condition. Sadness is a universal emotion, as is loneliness. This is a song off her album, Manic. Halsey relates that she wrote the song one night, after calling through all the contacts in her phone out of sheer loneliness.