My ultimate playlist for feeling empowerment as a woman

So, things have been moving along this month. I have been really busy (but grateful for this) with work. I am not sure if I really put this out there, but I work two jobs, my full time job is doing individual therapy inpatient and outpatient for a local mental health organization. My second is personal training at a local gym and also have been doing some coaching for a running club. So I basically have been working in overhaul to help get some clients caught up on sessions that they missed during the holiday season at the gym and have been working 55 hours a week since my marathon cycle ended! This has put my own training in a weird predicament. The timing is good, because my body needed a rest from OCS followed by a tough 4.5 months of marathon training. I have been focusing more on recovery, strengthening my body back up, mobility, and just running for… FUN. No watches or major paces to watch… which is actually refreshing. It’s making me remember why I loved it in the first place. I have finally picked a fall race and will be training for the 7 bridges marathon in Chattanooga in October. My training will start back up in June.

So as many of you know from my last blog post, I recently went through a break up. It made me feel a lot of things I haven’t felt in a while. For the first time since getting a divorce, I had truly opened up 100% to someone else and that was not easy. I also fell hardcore for this person which makes it tough to get over (as much as I put on a front that it’s not that bad). All things happen for a reason and I definitely learned a few lessons, so it was not a completely bad thing. Focusing on work and strength training has really helped, but so did making a super awesome playlist to listen to during my workouts and to/from work everyday. Here it is in case any of you amazing girls that follow me need a mix of new and old tunes to get you over a hump. If this doesn’t represent how diverse my taste in music is, I don’t know what else does!

  1. Marry Well– ZZ Ward
  2. Put the Gun Down– ZZ Ward
  3. Catch us if you can– Elle King
  4. Criminal — ZZ ward
  5. Move like you stole it– ZZ ward
  6. Lil Darlin — ZZ ward
  7. Cryin Wolf– ZZ Ward
  8. Save My Life– ZZ ward
  9. Til the Casket Drops– ZZ Ward
  10. One Last Look — Gin Wigmore
  11. Just Like Fire– P!nk
  12. Freedom- – Beyonce
  13. Formation– Beyonce
  14. Diva– Beyonce
  15. Independent Women– Destiny’s Child
  16. Masterpiece– Jessie J
  17. Take a Bow– Rhianna
  18. Get on your knees– Nicki Minaj
  19. America’s Sweetheart–Elle King
  20. Last Damn Night– Elle King
  21. Dangerous Woman–Ariana Grande
  22. No- Meghan Trainor
  23. Better When I’m Dancin’ — Meghan Trainor
  24. All about that Bass– Meghan Trainor
  25. Lips are Movin’– Meghan Trainor
  26. Gasoline–Halsey
  27. Bang Bang Bang– Dorothy
  28. Wild Fire– Dorothy
  29. Birmingham– Shovels & Rope
  30. Wicked Ones– Dorothy
  31. Raise Hell– Dorothy
  32. Gun in my Hand– Dorothy
  33. Shake it off– Taylor Swift
  34. We are Never Ever Getting Back Together– Taylor Swift
  35. Tornado– Little Big Town
  36. You Lie– The Band Perry
  37. Fastest Girl in Town– Miranda Lambert
  38. Mama’s Broken Heart– Miranda Lambert
  39. Chainsaw–The Band Perry
  40. Tough– Kellie Pickler
  41. Somethin’ Bad– Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood
  42. Little Red Wagon– Miranda Lambert
  43. Bad Karma– Ida Maria
  44. Black Sheep– Gin Wigmore
  45. Kill of the Night– Gin Wigmore
  46. Don’t Stop — Gin Wigmore
  47. Change your life– Iggy Azalea
  48. Trouble– Iggy Azalea and Jennifer Hudson
  49. Black Widow– Iggy Azalea
  50. Fancy–Iggy Azalea
  51. Part of Me– Katy Perry
  52. Flawless- Beyonce and Nicki Minaj
  53. No Scrubs- TLC
  54. I knew you were trouble– Taylor Swift
  55. Va Va Voom- Nicki Minaj
  56. Pretty Girl Rock- Keri Wilson
  57. Diamonds– Rhianna
  58. Fighter– Christina Aguilera
  59. The wild one– Suzi Quatro
  60. Girl on Fire–Alicia Keys
  61. Real Wild Child–Joan Jett
  62. Run the  World– Beyonce
  63. Paper Planes — MIA
  64. you and I– Lady Gaga
  65. Maps–Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  66. Raise Your Glass–P!nk
  67. Cherry Bomb– The Runaways
  68. Man Like That–Gin Wigmore
  69. Fire — Delta Rae
  70. If I loved you– Delta Rae
  71. Thin Line– Honey Honey
  72. Bad Girls– MIA
  73. Superwoman– Alicia Keys
  74. Feeling Myself– Nicki Minaj
  75. Feeling Good–NIna Simone
  76. Doo Wop– Lauryn Hill
  77. Eyes Open– Taylor Swift
  78. You’re Not Sorry– Taylor Swift
  79. Bo$$– Fifth Harmony
  80. If I Could Be Her– ZZ Ward
  81. So What– P!nk

So this playlist so far is about 5 hours long. I will probably keep adding as I hear new songs, but just compiled all the ones I had plus a few new ones that I have been hearing lately. If you have an awesome song that makes you feel empowered as a woman, please comment below!

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