Songs about disabilities reach deep within us and give us inspiration and strength. Here are a few songs about disabilities and struggles with a positive message.
#1. Beautiful – Christina Aguilera
American pop diva Christina Aguilera says it best:
“You are beautiful, no matter what they say, words can’t bring you down…”
#2. Stronger ( what doesn’t kill you) – Kelly Clarkson
American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson sings about how to see life struggles from a different perspective.
#3. Not Afraid – Eminem
The famous rapper is talking about his fight against his addiction. The words don’t only resonate for addicts in recovery but for anyone who needs support for whatever reason. We all need someone supporting us and loving us.
#4. Rise – Katy Perry
A song about overcoming fear and anxiety through spiritual connections. This song inspires the willpower to not accept defeat no matter what you are facing today.
#5. Shake it out – Florence and the machine
More for the woman who has survived the worst ordeals of violence. This song is about shaking off the past and living as a warrior. Many women with disabilities have experienced abuse in some way – this is for those brave survivors.
#6. Brave – Sara Bareilles
A song about choosing to be small or powerful and the importance of being brave. Inspiring and positive words that will help you learn to be good to yourself.
#7. Who You Are – Jessie J
Don’t lose who you are, in the blur of the stars
Seeing is deceiving, dreaming is believing
it’s okay not to be okay
Sometimes its hard, to follow your heart
Tears dont mean youre losing, everybodys bruising
Just be true to who you are, yeah, yeah, yeah
This pop princess was a victim of bullying as a child, so she understands what it feels like. Jessie has an inspiring message of acceptance and self-love.