The Ultimate workday playlist: Songs to get you motivated

We all have those days where we feel sluggish, lazy and just downright lethargic to go about our day. While a good cup of coffee or tea may give you a temporary boost of energy, a good playlist with some upbeat, motivational tunes is just the thing to get you up and going! Read on for our top song picks that are bound to work its magic on you to help you seize the day with a burst of energy and a smile on your face.

Grab your earphones or turn the speakers up and let’s get a move on it!

Up and at em girl!


Lovely day by Bill Withers

When the day that lies ahead of me

Seems impossible to face

When someone else instead of me

Always seems to know the way

Is it even a morning playlist if you don't include this delightful song by Bill Withers singing about a lovely day? Add this to your list of tunes and wake up to a day full of laughter and smiles.


Walking on Sunshine by Katrina & The Waves

Now I'm walking on sunshine

I'm walking on sunshine

I'm walking on sunshine

And it's starting to feel good, hey

Continuing with our feel-good songs, this upbeat banger by Katrina & The Waves is sure to get your feet moving and dancing!


I feel good by James Brown

Whoa! I feel good, I knew that I would, now

I feel good, I knew that I would, now

So good, so good, I got you

Feelgood and make the world your oyster with this up tempo classic that usually has everyone listening to it feeling good just like they knew they should!


Feeling Good by Nina Simone

It's a new dawn

It's a new day

It's a new life

For me

And I'm feeling good

Wake up to the velvety soothing tones of Nina Simone to wake up feeling rejuvenated and ready to take on the day! Goodbye Monday blues!


Up & Up by Coldplay

We're gonna get it, get it together, I know

I'm gonna get it, get it together somehow

We're gonna get it, get it together and flower

Woah, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

You can’t go wrong with Coldplay. It’s not just music for your ears, it’s music for your soul! Blast the speakers with this song and start immediately feeling good!


Stronger by Kanye West

N-now th-that that don't kill me

Can only make me stronger

I need you to hurry up now

'Cause I can't wait much longer 

Looking for something to get you motivated to go out and take on the world? Kanye West is sure to put you in the mood!


Blackbird by The Beatles

Blackbird singing in the dead of night

Take these broken wings and learn to fly

All your life

You were only waiting for this moment to arise


Nothing better than waking up to the soothing dulcet sounds of Paul McCartney singing this ever so beautiful song with just a guitar accompanying him.


Let’s go Crazy by Prince

Dearly beloved

We are gathered here today

To get through this thing called life

The talented Prince Rogers Nelson, better known as Prince will take you on a fantastic audiogasm with his signature guitar riffs and amazing voice in this upbeat hit that is sure to get grooving!


Just Fine by Mary. J Blige

Feels so good, when you're doing all the things that you want to do

Get the best out of life, treat yourself to something new

Keep your head up high

In yourself, believe in you, believe in me

Need a reminder that you are just fine? Well, Mary. J Blige is here to do just that! Crank up the volume because this song is a must listen to in the morning.


I wanna dance with somebody by Whitney Houston

Oh, I wanna dance with somebody

I wanna feel the heat with somebody

Yeah, I wanna dance with somebody

With somebody who loves me

Whitney Houston blasting through your speakers singing this hit classic is the perfect remedy to ward off the Monday blues!

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