9 Lady Jams To Boost Your Self-Confidence Today

Let’s be honest, we all have those days where nothing seems to go right. As soon as we wake up, havoc ensues. We have the worst bad hair day in the history of bad hair days. Our clothes just don’t fit the way we want them to. It all goes downhill from there, and consequently our self-esteem is pretty low.

Want a quick fix to your bad day? Believe it or not, it’s been scientifically proven that music can boost your self-confidence. Just listening to music can put a smile on your face and transform you into your most confident self.

I’ve compiled the perfect pick-me-up playlist: a list of nine songs that are guaranteed to boost your confidence. These songs are performed by ladies, for ladies, and have one common goal: to remind you how strong, beautiful, and special you really are.

1. “Run The World (Girls)” by Beyoncé

Empowering Lyrics:

Boy I know you love it / How we’re smart enough to make these millions / Strong enough to bear the children / Then get back to business

2. “Shake It Out” by Florence + The Machine

Empowering Lyrics:

And it’s hard to dance with a devil on your back / And given half the chance would I take any of it back? / It’s a fine romance, but it’s left me so undone / It’s always darkest before the dawn

3. “Love Myself” by Hailee Steinfeld

Empowering Lyrics:

Gonna love myself, no, I don’t need anybody else / (I love me) / Can’t help myself, no, I don’t need anybody else / Anytime, day or night / (I love me)

4. “BO$$” by Fifth Harmony

Empowering Lyrics:

C-O-N-F-I-D-E-N-T / That’s me, I’m confident / Don’t want yo compliments / Use common sense / I’m on my Michelle Obama-shhhhhhhhh

5. “On My Own” by Miley Cyrus

Empowering Lyrics:

I’ll find a way, yeah / And I’ll do it on my own/ Hey! / I can do anything, yeah / And I’ll do it on my own / I will get it done with the help from no one

6. “Feeling Myself (ft. Beyoncé)” by Nicki Minaj

Empowering Lyrics:

Changed the game with that digital drop / Know where you was when that digital popped / I stopped the world / Male or female, it make no difference / I stop the world, world stop… / Carry on

7. “Rolling In The Deep” by Adele

Empowering Lyrics:

And I’m gonna make your head burn / Think of me in the depths of your despair / Make a home down there / As mine sure won’t be shared

8. “Comeback” by Ella Eyre

Empowering Lyrics:

We’ve all been played, we all get hurt / Just take the pain and let him burn / And you know that in time you will find / That they always come back, yeah they always come back 

9. “Who Says” by Selena Gomez

Empowering Lyrics:

Who says you’re not perfect? / Who says you’re not worth it? / Who says you’re the only one that’s hurting? / Trust me, that’s the price of beauty

Allison Underhill

Editorial Contributor, Indiana University Major: Journalism and Spanish Her heart belongs to: pineapple pizza, her cat, The Office, mint Oreo milkshakes, music, Harry Styles' man bun and being the world's greatest dad Take her away to: anywhere with a good book and an endless supply of chips and salsa

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