Inspired by Selena Gomez, Here’s Music for Your Mental Health

From Lady Gaga to Lizzo, check out these self-esteem-boosting anthems.

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SiriusXM Editor
June 5, 2022

As Selena Gomez opens up about her mental health journey with the release of her new single, “My Mind & Me,” and documentary, Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me, we’re thinking about the power of music when going through tough times.

When looking after your mental health, it’s important to make self-love and self-care a regular part of your daily routine. That’s why we’ve chosen these self-esteem-boosting anthems below to help you keep the good vibes flowing all day long!

Plus, don’t forget to listen to Selena’s limited-run SiriusXM channel, Selena Gomez Radio, featuring her music and handpicked favorites.

Related: The 12 Best BTS Self-Love Songs You Need to Know

1. “My Mind & Me” – Selena Gomez (2022)

In her new single, Selena reminds us that it’s OK not to be OK. We all have struggles to face, but no matter what we’re going through, we’re never alone.

2. “breathin” – Ariana Grande (2018)

We can always rely on this pop princess to revive our spirits and keep us breathin’ and breathin’ and breathin’ and breathin’…

3. “Skyscraper” – Demi Lovato (2011)

With this song, Demi Lovato describes rising from the ashes and rebuilding herself to stand tall and strong – an important life experience that everyone can relate to.

4. “Juice” – Lizzo (2019)

Let’s be honest – every Lizzo song is a powerful burst of self-confidence at its finest. This self-esteem bop teaches us to spread love to everyone around us because, after all, “If I’m shinin’, everybody gonna shine.”

5. “Me, Myself and I” – Beyoncé (2003)

When we’re being hard on ourselves, it can be helpful to stop and imagine what we would say to a friend or a loved one in the same situation. In trying times, this song reminds you to be your own best friend!

6. “Try” – Colbie Caillat (2014)

This is the perfect track for self-acceptance, as Colbie asks us to stop trying so hard to be liked. We’re wonderful just the way we are!

7. “Born This Way” – Lady Gaga (2011)

Lastly, Lady Gaga tells us to choose confidence in this powerful banger, no matter who we are or where we come from. Hold your head up high and feel proud of everything you’ve achieved so far – just being here today is something to celebrate!

About the Rare Impact Fund

The Rare Impact Fund was created by Selena Gomez as part of her commitment to addressing mental health and self-acceptance. The Rare Impact Fund is raising $100 million over the next ten years to expand access to mental health services and education for young people around the world. As part of this commitment, 1% of all Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez sales are donated to the Rare Impact Fund.

The Rare Impact Fund is a fiscally sponsored project of the Hopewell Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity.

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