Dimity’s 25 Never-Fail Motivational Songs

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"Here's a list from Train Like a Mother of my favorite motivational songs ever. Or at least while we were writing TLAM."

Walkin’ On Sunshine: Katrina & The Waves (I feel the love, I feel the love, I feel the love that’s really real.)
Breathe: Collective Soul
Let It Will Be: Madonna
Closer to Fine: Indigo Girls
Slight Figure of Speech: The Avett Brothers (a good beat and creative lyrics: two of my fave things)
Brighter Than the Sun: Colbie Caillat
Little Bird: Annie Lennox (Go tall women! Go little birds!)
Bad Romance: Lady Gaga
Club Can’t Handle Me: Flo Rida ft. David Guetta
Let the Rain: Sara Bareilles
Take a Chance on Me: ABBA
The Distance: Cake
Roll Away Your Stone: Mumford & Sons
Alex Chilton: The Replacements
Happy Girl: Martina McBride (I always think of Amelia, my daughter, when this plays.)
Good Things: BoDeans
Accidentally in Love: Counting Crows
Praise You: Fatboy Slim
If You’re Going Through Hell (Before the Devil Even Knows): Rodney Atkins (could be my motto: If you’re going through hell, keep on going. Don’t slow down. )
Talk Me Down: Gets The Girl
Whip Smart: Liz Phair
Mary’s Place: Bruce Springsteen
See These Bones: Nada Surf
Dog Days Are Over: Florence + The Machine (Run fast for your mother. Damn straight, Flo.)
Don’t Stop Believing: Glee Cast (yes, cheese, but I defy you to not sing along)