I find music to be very therapeutic with me. What are some of your favorite coping songs?
For instance, a good song to wallow to is:
Cold Desert - by Kings of Leon (http://tinyurl.com/colddesert)
Features the lyrics, "No one ever carried my load/I'm too young to feel this old"
Another song I like is also melancholic, but with definite attitude. Lyrics begin
"I want to be someone else or I'll explode" but by the end of the song there's a phrase that goes "You want me?/F---ing well come and find me/I'll be waiting/With a gun and a pack of sandwiches/I'm ready".
My own take of the song is of a guy on the precipice of life who says to fate: come and get me, then. I'll fight to the end. The attitude gets to me.
Talk Show Host - by Radiohead (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeWCZpTTvdc)
So, again, what are some of YOUR coping and survival songs? The can be songs to cry to, songs to rage to, songs to inspire, songs to empower, etc.