Nicole shares 10 of her favourite songs celebrating being alone and enjoying yourself.

Sometimes, all it takes is a little music to create a good atmosphere when you’re spending quality time alone. While spending time with others is an important part of our lives, taking time to appreciate yourself is equally important. If you don’t have a playlist of uplifting songs when you’re planning on spending quality time with yourself, here are a few suggestions to get you started.

10 Songs Celebrating Being Alone And Enjoying Yourself

Living Alone | 25th February 2022 by Nicole Lyka

Nicole from Rank-it.ca shares 10 of her favourite songs celebrating being alone and enjoying yourself.

Sometimes, all it takes is a little music to create a good atmosphere when you’re spending quality time alone. While spending time with others is an important part of our lives, taking time to appreciate yourself is equally important. If you don’t have a playlist of uplifting songs when you’re planning on spending quality time with yourself, here are a few suggestions to get you started.

10 Songs Celebrating Being Alone and Enjoying Yourself

10 Songs Celebrating Being Alone and Enjoying Yourself

1. Carly Rae Jepsen – Party for One

If you don’t care about me

I’ll just dance for myself

Back on my beat

I’ll be the one

If you’ve been feeling a little burnt after interacting with others, this song really emphasises that you should do your own thing and try not to let others control your feelings. Do what you feel is right and what makes you happy, not what you think others expect you to.

2. Me, Myself and I – Beyoncé

 

That’s all I got in the end 

That’s what I found out 

And it ain’t no need to cry 

I took a vow that from now on 

I’m gon’ be my own best friend

Being in your own company is when many people can truly be and feel themselves. You can blast music in the car that your friends don’t vibe with, you can scream sing in the shower, or whatever other hobbies or activities that you reserve for when you’re on your own. Try your best to take some time each day to do something just for yourself.

3. Tears Dry on Their Own – Amy Winehouse

 My tears dry on their own

I don’t understand

Why do I stress the man?

When there’s so many bigger things at hand

I cannot play myself again

I should just be my own best friend

Generally, your priorities should lie with yourself first – it isn’t a requirement to take on other people’s problems or to constantly entangle yourself in relationships for the sake of companionship. As the song says, be your own best friend – take care of yourself and put your needs first.

4. thank u, next – Ariana Grande

I’ve got so much love (love)

Got so much patience (patience)

I’ve learned from the pain (pain)

I turned out amazing (turned out amazing)

I’ve loved and I’ve lost (yeah, yeah)

But that’s not what I see (yeah, yeah)

‘Cause look what I’ve found (yeah, yeah)

Ain’t no need for searching

And for that, I’ll say

Thank you, next (thank you, next)

The next time you’re feeling a little down on yourself, think about your positive qualities and how your experiences collectively have shaped you as a person. Appreciate yourself for being there every step of the way and for how far you’ve come.

 

5. Part of Me – Katy Perry

Throw your sticks and your stones

Throw your bombs and your blows

But you’re not gonna break my soul

This is the part of me

That you’re never gonna ever take away from me, no

The message of this one’s simple and clear – no one can take away your right to be yourself no matter what they say or do. Take pride in being yourself and don’t mind anyone that tries to tear you down in the process.

6. My Future – Billie Eilish

Can’t you hear me?

I’m not comin’ home

Do you understand?

I’ve changed my plans

‘Cause I, I’m in love

With my future

Can’t wait to meet her

And I, I’m in love

But not with anybody else

Just wanna get to know myself

Rather than focusing on the past and what’s already happened, think of the future and all the opportunities it has for you. You could take that trip you’ve been dreaming of since you were a child, or you could finally take up cooking classes, so you don’t have to live off microwaveable meals anymore. You are full of so much potential to be anything you want to be and to do anything that you want to do.

7. Ridin’ Solo – Jason Derulo

I’m feeling like a star, you can’t stop my shine

I’m lovin’ cloud nine, my head’s in the sky

I’m solo

I’m ridin’ solo

I’m ridin’ solo

I’m ridin solo, solo (yeah)

Yeah, I’m feelin’ good tonight

Finally doing me and it feels so right, oh

Time to do the things I like

Sometimes, you shine the brightest when you’re going solo. When you’re doing things just for yourself and just for the sake of being happy, you’ll really come to appreciate your own company. One important thing to remember is taking time to do nice things for yourself isn’t just reserved for when you’re going through rough times – appreciating yourself during your time alone should be a regular ongoing occurrence.

8. Let It Be – The Beatles

Let it be, let it be, let it be, let it be

There will be an answer, let it be

Let it be, let it be, let it be, let it be

Whisper words of wisdom, let it be

If you’re finding it difficult to know what to do with yourself on your own, that’s normal. You might want to take some advice from this song and just let things be – there’s nothing you need to be doing in particular in order to thrive in your own presence. Sometimes, just need to the enjoy moments as they are and just exist.

9. Confident – Demi Lovato

It’s time for me to take it

I’m the boss right now

What’s wrong with being

What’s wrong with being confident?

Here’s another song that validates feeling your best and being confident – knowing that you value your own company is something that you should own. The more you hear something, the more you may believe it – what’s wrong with being confident? Nothing’s wrong with being confident in being on your own!

10. Hero – Mariah Carey

There’s a hero

If you look inside your heart

You don’t have to be afraid

Of what you are

You can find love

If you search within yourself

And that emptiness you felt

Will disappear

This song will help you know that you don’t have to look externally for peace, love, or validation. You’re complete as you are and being alone doesn’t mean that you have to feel empty – you can discover fulfilment and happiness while embracing a solo lifestyle.

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Nicole Lyka
Nicole Lyka writes for Rank-It.ca, a site that brings consumers trustworthy advice and comparisons on various items one might happen to need. In her spare time, she enjoys going on nature walks as well as feeding outdoor cats.

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