300 Greatest Songs To Beat Fear And Overcome Obstacles And Challenges

Listening to music is a great way to heal the soul and get rid of fear. This article brings to life an epic list of songs to overcome obstacles and challenges that come your way.
300 Greatest Songs to Beat Fear and Overcome Obstacles and Challenges
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In life when we face difficult times we need to find workable solutions to problems. We feel broken or dejected when we are plagued with obstacles. In hard times, the mind is not at rest and every little thing seems like a big problem. Everybody faces struggles, however only few are able to overcome their problems and challenges. Music is a powerful medium through which you feel motivated to overcome obstacles that come your way. When we encounter hard times, we conveniently look for easy ways to avoid the adversities and seek refuge in a empty shell. This is a

response to fear that paralyzes us and prevents us from seeking the road forward. When obstacles come our way, we should find positive means of overcoming obstacles rather than avoiding them.

Songs with Powerful Lyrics Help Overcome Obstacles and Challenges

Listening to songs with a powerful message is inspiring and motivating. Powerful lyrics in songs give a sudden surge of energy, and it’s this energy that needs to be channelized in the right direction. It’s the positive energy you derive from songs that helps you overcome fear thereby enabling you to face struggles and challenges. When you find the keywords and key phrases in songs that pertain to the pain and suffering you’re going through in your life, it’s that moment that helps you grieve and feel emotionally stronger. A number of people are not able to overcome the death of a loved one. In such time listening to songs help emotionally overcome grief. Some of the obstacles, challenges and struggles people are faced with are mentioned below

  • Addiction
  • Breakup
  • Financial Difficulty
  • Divorce
  • Mental Illness
  • Fears
  • Legal Problems
  • Death of a Loved One
  • Depression
  • Living with a Life Threatening Illness or Disease

Listening to songs with thought provoking lyrics helps overcome the aforementioned problems.

Beating Fears that hold you Back

Living in fear and anxiety builds hurdles in your life. You may be facing different fears in your life, and it’s these fears that hold you back. Do not succumb to fear but rather fight fear to overcome your demons. Fear takes away your self confidence and makes you empty within. Fear is overcome with a positive mindset. Surround yourself with positive people and find solace in prayer. Fear stems from negativity which comes from the powers of darkness. When you are in prayer you do not allow negativity or negative thoughts to take refuge in your mind. When you do not allow the seeds of doubt to be sowed in your mind, you beat fear. Listening to lyrics in songs that inspire and motivate is a great way to overcome obstacles and challenges.

Healing Emotionally With Songs

There is no specific genre of music that gives strength emotionally to face challenges and overcome hurdles. You may be surprised; a song from a genre that is not quite of your liking may have the power to heal you emotionally. It’s never easy to live being diagnosed with cancer or any other life threatening disease. It’s not just the person with a life threatening disease that feels defeated and empty, family members of that person too feel shattered. In such times lyrics of songs that relate to the state of being heal individuals emotionally and make them confident about what lies ahead.

When lyrics speak a language of the heart, that heartwarming feeling dictates change within you. It’s the positive change that comes about in you that gives you courage to face obstacles and struggles. If you are feeling sad, dejected, or depressed about a problem in your life, there is always a way out. The willingness and desire to move forward is only possible when you leave your old self and become new…brand new.

The songs mentioned below heal emotionally and help overcome obstacles and challenges.

300 Greatest Songs to Beat Fear and Overcome Obstacles and Challenges

  1. We All Need Some Light- Transatlantic
  2. Fix You- Coldplay
  3. Eye of the Tiger- Survivor
  4. I Will Survive- Gloria Gaynor
  5. Home- Michael Buble
  6. Walk On- U2  
  7. The Show Must Go On- Queen
  8. Wake Me When September Ends- Green Day
  9. It’s Not Over Yet- For King and Country
  10. Empty Bottle- Ingrid Michaelson
  11. You Gotta Be- Des’ree
  12. Hero- Mariah Carey
  13. It’s My Life- Bon Jovi
  14. Life Uncommon- Jewel
  15. Let It Be- The Beatles
  16. Don’t Stop Believing- Journey
  17. Up- Shania Twain
  18. Fight Song- Rachel Platten
  19. Hall of Fame- The Script
  20. Win- Brian McKnight
  21. Keep Holding On- Avril Lavigne
  22. I’m On The Top of the World- Imagine Dragons
  23. You are Loved- Josh Groban
  24. Just Stand Up- Artists Stand Up To Cancer
  25. I Can See Clearly Now- Johnny Nash
  26. Carry On- Fun
  27. Move Along- All American Rejects  
  28. Cold Desert- Kings of Leon
  29. Stronger- Kelly Clarkson
  30. Go the Distance- Michael Bolton
  31. Jesus Take The Wheel- Carrie Underwood
  32. Hey Hey Hey- Michael Franti and Spearhead
  33. Keep Your Head Up- Andy Grammer
  34. Happily- One Direction
  35. The Hurt & The Healer- MercyMe
  36. The Climb- Miley Cyrus
  37. Hands on the Wheel- Beth Saas
  38. Remember the Name- Fort Minor
  39. Alive- Pearl Jam
  40. Fight Another Day- Addison Road
  41. Halleluiah- Jeff Buckley  
  42. Fighter- Christina Aguilera
  43. Invincible- Kelly Clarkson
  44. When You Believe- Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey
  45. Rise- Kate Perry
  46. I Believe I Can Fly- R. Kelly
  47. Don’t Stop Thinking about Tomorrow- Fleetwood Mac
  48. Gonna Fly Now- Bill Conti (Theme Song Rocky)
  49. Hit Me With Your Best Shot- Pat Benatar
  50. Hurt- Christina Aguilera
  51. Defying Gravity- Idina Menzel
  52. Come to Light- Arkells
  53. Float On- Modest Mouse
  54. Nothing Else Matters- Metallica
  55. A Little Bit Stronger- Sara Evans
  56. I Won’t Back Down- Tom Petty
  57. You’re Not Alone- Marie Miller
  58. Brave- Sara Bareilles
  59. Tubthumping- Chumbawamba
  60. Coming Out Of The Dark- Gloria Estefan
  61. I’m Gonna Win- Foreigner
  62. We Are Young- Fun
  63. I Hope You Dance- Lee Ann Womack
  64. Shake it Out- Florence and the Machine
  65. Do Better- Say Anything
  66. Unstoppable- Rascal Flatts
  67. I’m Still Standing- Elton John
  68. Bad Touch- Bloodhound Gang
  69. Learning To Fly- Tom Petty
  70. Pocketful of Sunshine- Natasha Bedingfield
  71. (I Keep On) Rising Up- Mike Doughty
  72. I Will Rise- Chris Tomlin
  73. Song For a Friend- Jason Mraz
  74. Dog Days Are Over- Florence and the Machine
  75. You’ll Never Walk Alone- Elvis Presley
  76. Roll With It- Steve Winwood
  77. Swim- Jack’s Mannequin
  78. Oceans- Hillsong United
  79. I Defy- Tonight Alive
  80. The Middle- Jimmy Eat World
  81. Hey World (Don’t Give Up)- Michael Franti
  82. Cowgirls Don't Cry- Brooks & Dunn
  83. For Good- Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel
  84. You’re Only Human- (Second Wind)- Billy Joel
  85. Happy- Pharrell
  86. Titanium- David Guetta feat. Sia
  87. I Didn’t Know My Own Strength- Whitney Houston
  88. Hold On- Wilson Phillips
  89. Cry Tough- Poison
  90. You Were Meant For Me- Jewel
  91. Don't Kick The Chair- Dia Frampton
  92. Step By Step- Whitney Houston
  93. Riser- Dierks Bentley
  94. Drive- Shayna Leigh
  95. Helena- My Chemical Romance
  96. In Your Arms- Nico & Vinz
  97. Pieces- Gary Allan
  98. Unbreakable- Fireflight
  99. Never Surrender- Corey Heart
  100. (I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden- Lynn Anderson
  101. Superheroes- The Script
  102. Deliver Us- In Flames
  103. I Shall Rise- Karen O
  104. Ever Had a Little Faith?- Belle & Sebastian
  105. Under Pressure- Queen and David Bowie
  106. Can't Keep Johnny Down- They Might Be Giants
  107. Ease On Down The Road- Consumer Rapport
  108. Get Lost, Find Yourself- Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!
  109. The Morning After- Maureen McGovern
  110. Do It Again- Nada Surf
  111. Break My Stride- Matthew Wilder
  112. I Have A Dream- ABBA
  113. This is My Now- Jordin Sparks
  114. Hang On- X Ambassadors
  115. I Wanna Get Better- Bleachers
  116. Last Hope- Paramore
  117. Burnout- Beartooth
  118. Elvis Ain't Dead- Scouting for Girls
  119. The World’s Greatest- R. Kelly
  120. I Survived- Adam Faith
  121. Everything That I Got- Kristine W
  122. Dreams- Van Halen
  123. Hang In Long Enough- Phil Collins
  124. Safe and Sound- Tylor Swift
  125. How Mercy Looks From Here- Amy Grant
  126. If I Rise- Dido
  127. Desert Song- My Chemical Romance
  128. Ain't No Mountain High Enough- Diana Ross
  129. Many Rivers To Cross- Jimmy Cliff
  130. You Needed Me- Anne Murray
  131. If You’re Going through Hell (Before The Devil even Knows)- Rodney Atkins
  132. Long Promised Road- The Beach Boys
  133. I Will Be Heard- Hatebreed
  134. The Struggle- Tenth Avenue North
  135. Can't B Good- Janet Jackson
  136. The Recession- Young Jeezy
  137. Hold Fast- MercyMe
  138. I Ain't Thru- Keyshia Cole
  139. Feel Like I Do- Drowning Pool
  140. Don't Give Up- Peter Gabriel
  141. Keep On Tryin'- Poco
  142. Better Than You Left Me- Mickey Guyton
  143. Those Who Wait- Daley
  144. In Due Time- Killswitch Engage
  145. Faith When I Fall- Kip Moore
  146. Can't Stop Me Now (Destination)- Lecrae
  147. The Cave- Mumford and Sons
  148. I'm Getting Ready- Michael Kiwanuka
  149. Goodbye For Now- P.O.D.
  150. To Hell & Back- Blessthefall
  151. Fly- Maddie & Tae
  152. Things Can Only Get Better- Howard Jones
  153. Make It Move- Jonny Lang
  154. One Last Breath- Creed
  155. All My Trials- Paul McCartney
  156. Lighters- Bad Meets Evil feat. Bruno Mars
  157. Move On Up- Curtis Mayfield
  158. I Ain't Down Yet- Debbie Reynolds
  159. Skyscraper- Demi Lovato
  160. Keep Singing Out- Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly
  161. Give Up The Ghost- Starsailor
  162. Way Over Yonder- Carole King
  163. Stand- Rascal Flatts
  164. Little Victories- Blue Sky Riders
  165. Keep On Truckin'- Eddie Kendricks
  166. I’m a Survivor- Reba McEntire
  167. Wait a Little While- Kenny Loggins
  168. This Is Why We Fight- The Decemberists
  169. Have A Nice Day- Bon Jovi
  170. Midnight Rider- The Allman Brothers Band
  171. Stand Tall- Lauren Irwin
  172. I'm So Glad I'm Standing Here Today- The Crusaders
  173. Get It Right Next Time- Gerry Rafferty
  174. The Greatest- Sia
  175. So Special- Mavado
  176. Famous Last Words- My Chemical Romance
  177. Never Surrender- Corey Hart
  178. The Shape I'm In- Joe Nichols
  179. We Shall Overcome- Pete Seeger
  180. Save Myself- Ed Sheeran
  181. On And On- The Answer
  182. Standing in the Rain- Al Green
  183. Tin Star- Lindi Ortega
  184. Hope in Front of Me- Danny Gokey
  185. Written in the Stars- Tinie Tempah
  186. This Is A Test- Attack! Attack!
  187. Stronger- Mandisa
  188. No Time for Tears- Enemy
  189. Whatever It Takes- Imagine Dragons
  190. Second Wind- Darryl Worley
  191. Patches- Clarence Carter
  192. When I'm Back On My Feet Again- Michael Bolton
  193. Lift Me Up- Five Finger Death Punch
  194. Got My Mind Set On You- George Harrison
  195. Tough People Do- Trace Adkins
  196. Get Back Up- tobyMac
  197. Tunnel- Third Day
  198. Hopeless Wanderer- Mumford & Sons
  199. Keep Going- Taio Cruz
  200. Is This The Time?- Jahméne
  201. Superhero- Candye Kane
  202. You And Me Against The World- Helen Reddy
  203. We Carry On- Killswitch Engage
  204. Fine Again- Seether
  205. The Art Of Falling Apart- Soft Cell
  206. Sooner

    or Later- The Grass Roots
  207. Mona Lisa (When the World Comes Down)- The All-American Rejects
  208. It's My Life- The Animals
  209. Restless- Switchfoot
  210. On The Ocean- K'Jon
  211. Never Take Us Alive- Madina Lake
  212. Stand!- Sly & the Family Stone
  213. Take A Back Road- Rodney Atkins
  214. Don't Give Up on Us- Sarah McLachlan
  215. O-o-h Child- The Five Stairsteps
  216. Stick To Your Guns- Sick Puppies
  217. That's How Strong My Love Is- Otis Redding
  218. River Deep, Mountain High- Ike & Tina Turner
  219. Side Effects Of You- Fantasia
  220. Takes a Little Time- Amy Grant
  221. Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now- McFadden & Whitehead
  222. Firework- Kate Perry
  223. God of Brilliant Lights- Aaron Shust
  224. Turn No More- Public Service Broadcasting
  225. After the Rain- Nelson
  226. Tougher Than The Rest- Bruce Springsteen
  227. Run That Race- Dan Auerbach
  228. Lose To Win- Fantasia
  229. Pennies from Heaven- Bing Crosby
  230. I'm Still Here- Mindy McCready
  231. Stronger- Kanye West
  232. Get Up Again- Flaw
  233. On to Something Good- Ashley Monroe
  234. Prayin For You- Lecrae
  235. Texas In 1880- Foster & Lloyd
  236. That's Life- Frank Sinatra
  237. Still Unbroken- Lynyrd Skynyrd
  238. Return Of The Mack- Mark Morrison
  239. Take Me to a Higher Plane- Kate Nash
  240. Light Up The Sky- The Afters
  241. Bring You Back- Brett Eldredge
  242. Tough- Craig Morgan
  243. Take It To The Limit- Eagles
  244. Strong Enough- Matthew West
  245. That's The Way It Is- Celine Dion
  246. Life Starts Now- Three Days Grace
  247. Not Cynical- The Proclaimers
  248. Reach- Gloria Estefan
  249. Never Turn Back- We Are Harlot
  250. Tremendous Damage- Big Boi
  251. Anyway- Martina McBride
  252. Losing Becomes Too Easy- Sananda Maitreya
  253. Hold On- Jonas Brothers
  254. Keep On Pushing- The Impressions
  255. Heaven Knows- Donna Summer
  256. Battlefield- Jordin Sparks
  257. Just Keep Breathing- We the Kings
  258. Strive- A$ap Ferg feat. Missy Elliot
  259. Higher Plane- Kool & the Gang
  260. Trenches- Pop Evil
  261. Death By Chocolate- Sia
  262. Hangin' Tough- New Kids on the Block
  263. Will the Wolf Survive?- Los Lobos
  264. Goodbye Cruel World- Cold
  265. Alright- The Subways
  266. Survivor- Destiny’s Child
  267. Flashdance... What a Feeling- Irene Cara
  268. Put Me Out- The Used
  269. Welcome Home (Sanitarium)- Metallica
  270. Better Love- Hozier
  271. Try Again- Aaliyah
  272. Wake me Up- Avicii
  273. This Song Saved My Life- Simple Plan
  274. By The Grace of God- Kate Perry
  275. I’m Alright- Kenny Loggins
  276. Conqueror- Estelle
  277. High Hopes- Frank Sinatra
  278. It's A Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock 'N' Roll)- AC/DC
  279. Gold Steps- Neck Deep
  280. Brandenburg Gate- Anti-Flag
  281. A Better Son or Daughter- Rilo Kiley
  282. These Times- Safetysuit
  283. Bang My Head- David Guetta
  284. Try, Try, Try- Smashing Pumpkins
  285. Another Day- James Taylor
  286. Life Got In The Way- Sister Hazel
  287. American Dream Plan B- Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
  288. Forever Unstoppable- Hot Chelle Rae
  289. Tread Water- De La Soul
  290. Warrior- Demi Lavato
  291. I Made it through The Rain- Barry Manilow
  292. Roar- Kate Perry
  293. Boomerang- Nicole Scherzinger
  294. Awake and Alive- Skillet
  295. Through the Rain- Mariah Carey
  296. And The Beat Goes On- The Whispers
  297. I Can Be- Taio Cruz
  298. Let the Beauty Out- Jonathan Jackson and Enation
  299. Story of the Blues Parts 1 & 2- Pete Wylie
  300. Tread Lightly- Mastodon


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  • samir  20-09-2017
    All these songs are quite good I heard few of them on the youtube. All songs were very much in trending on youtube. One song from the list is my favorite song.
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