You can’t deny that living with those stares can grind anybody down and leave you feeling utterly uninspired to do anything, but feeling sad for yourself. The moment you get used to living with vitiligo, reality hits you back when you see someone beautiful passing by. Within a second, you are left with nothing, but a question – “why me?”
Luckily, the right inspiring lyrics can provide that little lift vitiligo fighters often need to get past self-pity and embrace themselves. With likable beats, they can act as words of inspiration to reaffirm your belief in your abilities. Here is a list of 10 motivational songs (in chronological order) that can help you stay positive in vitiligo and make your dreams come true.
If “I See Trees of Green, Red Roses too” is the first line of the song, it’s quite easy to anticipate that it is going to focus on the happier side of life. What a Wonderful World” tells us that no matter what we look like or who we are, things can always get better no matter how bad they seem. Even though there is much hatred within the world, there is always hope for the best because it’s not an impossible dream.
Probably the greatest feel-good song of all time, “What a Wonderful World” is few minutes of pure happiness that will transport you straight into summer.
First recorded in 1967, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” is about the power of kinship. No matter what trouble one may be in, a true friend will always be there to cross all hurdles to aid the people they love. As the song goes, it makes you realize that your loved ones are standing by your side. Talk to them and allow them to listen to your pain. They are there to pick you up whenever you feel alone and isolated.
“Here Comes the Sun” is chosen based on its ability to encourage and promote hope in vitiligo. The song tells you to forget the dark, cold past, and bask in the new warm sunlight because good is on its way. Lines like “Little darling, I feel that ice is slowly melting” helps you celebrate small joys of life. Since the song has some uplifting beat, it can put you in a good mood, instantly.
Originally released in 1975, the song can serve as a great motivational song for vitiligo fighters. Whenever you tend to lose hope and stop your vitiligo treatment prematurely, “Get up, Stand up” can help you realize that “It’s not over yet.” The song’s theme about rising through hardships can help you squash your self-doubts and low self-esteem. After all, the song is about non-conformity, individuality, freedom, and the rights to life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness, and the right to be yourself and not to be molded into something.
The golden age of disco is often knotted to the overwhelming success of Gloria Gaynor’s 1978 release, “I Will Survive.” A classic motivational tune that topped pop charts all over the world became the ultimately empowering disco anthem for a reason. The song is an inspirational anthem, particularly for women vitiligo fighters.
“I Will Survive” can help you believe in yourself and your abilities. It is a great song to listen to when you find yourself at a crossroads or need that extra push. Lyrics will lift you up and inspire you to reach your fullest potential, even in ‘not so suitable’ circumstances.
We all have those times when we don’t have the energy or strength to get past the self-pity. It’s okay to hide sometimes, but it’s better to participate in your own life. Even when times are tough, let it pass you by. Stand strong.
Even though “I’m Still Standing” was originally written as a post-break-up song, it is all about triumph in the face of adversity.
Have you ever found yourself conforming to the people around you for the sake of fitting in, to the extent of forgetting what you really like or who you even are? “True Colors” is about showing people who you really are, showing your “true colors”. Vitiligans often get bullied or get stared at because they look “different.” This song tells you that it’s okay to be different and to be yourself. Don’t be afraid of what others will think of you and be yourself!
One of the last few verses of Jackson’s song Black or White, say “I said if you’re thinking of being my brother, it doesn’t matter if you’re back or white.” This is the gist of the song indeed. People are beyond their color, so stop making assumptions about who others are based on their appearance, religion, and sexual orientation. We are all humans, we are equal!
These words are indeed inspirational, coming from a vitiligo fighter himself. Just like Michael Jackson, many celebrities have had to deal with vitiligo while living in the public eye. The good news is many of them maintained a positive outlook and had a successful career. Know all Famous Vitiligans here.
Beautiful tells you to keep your head up high and not let anyone’s opinion get to you. The song tells you that you are beautiful, no matter what others say. Even though there can be people who will subject you to societal benchmarks, you don’t have to look or be a certain way to be considered beautiful.
The song has been widely embraced as an anthem for its message of self-empowerment and inner beauty. At the end of this song, you will find yourself focusing on your objective in life rather than wasting your energy on vitiligo. The song is all about the importance of being unique, helping you be true to yourself and unafraid in a difficult world.
The song is just another reminder that you are beautiful (whether you are a girl or guy), just the way you are. If perfection is what you are looking for, then don’t change anything about yourself, because you are already perfect, even with vitiligo. Even if you think no one will take notice of you, there will always be that one person who’s got your back even if you don’t know it.