Five Songs About Giving Thanks to Get Yourself in the Thanksgiving Spirit

By Haniya Ghazi 


1. “What A Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong


This song encompasses the ideas of being thankful for everything around us and how “wonderful” our world really is. It’s a nice song to sit back and listen to if you’re having a bad day and certainly help you to appreciate the world around you. 


2. “Home” by Phillip Phillips 


We are all thankful for our homes. Especially when we live away for college the thankful spirit that we have for our homes and families is even more. This song by Phillip Phillips captures the importance of home and how thankful we should all be for it. Listen to this song if you want to really be in your feels and be extra thankful for where we come from. 


3. “Good Life” by One Republic


This popular song is a great song to listen to if you want to be thankful for the amazing lives that we live! It will lift you up and get you ready to remember all the positives in your life and be incredibly thankful for them this season. 


4. “Favorite Things” by Julie Andrews (“The Sound of Music”)


While this is a classic song and not something you probably listen to on a daily basis, it’s the perfect song to add to your giving thanks playlist because it reminds us to be thankful for the little things. The little things are equally as important to remember and be thankful for this Thanksgiving season, and this song will make sure you do that. 


5. “Castle on the Hill” by Ed Sheeran


This song is the epitome of being thankful for your home and where you come from. Ed Sheeran talks about how amazing his home and all the people in his life at home make him feel. If we are close to home and our loved ones, we should be so thankful because not everyone gets to have that. Listen to this song if you want to get in the Thanksgiving spirit. 

Cover image from Priscilla du Preez/Unsplash

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