A 12-Song Music Mix I’ve Been Using For Mental / Physical / Emotional Time-Outs

If I Learned Anything From My Upbringing, It’s That Time-Outs Are Essential To Life At Times.

When The Things You’re Doing, Working-On, Etc Etc, Are Getting Tooo Personally Pressing, Or Possibly Worse, It’s Time For A Time-Out.

For ME…

…Time-Outs Were Originally Used As A Punishment.

Being ADHD Out-The-Ass…

…I Found Them Excruciating.

Sit Down.

Be Quiet.

No Doing Nothing.

No TV.

No Music.

No Video Games.

No Books.

No Nothing.

Just Sit There.

They Never Lasted Longer Than 15-Minutes, But Those Were The Worst 15-Minutes In History Each And Every Time They Were Experienced.

Now, However, They Are An Essential Tool In Learning Something…

…Anything.

At Least, Anything Deemed Important Enough To Truly Truly Remember Remember.

Period.

Now My Time-Outs Include Music.

With That One Little Tweak, I Totally Revolutionized The Whole Concept Of Personal Time-Outs For ME/MYSELF.

So, Here’s My Current Time-Out Music Mix.

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((#1))

DANGEROUS

Personal Jesus and Dangerous Single Edition (via Amazon.com)

by DEPECHE MODE

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((#2))

A KIND OF MAGIC

Queen_A_Kind_Of_Magic_(song) (via Wikipedia)

by QUEEN

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((#3))

WHERE IT’S AT

Beck - Odelay (via Wikipedia)

by BECK

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((#4))

BATTLE FOR THE SUN

Battlecover (via Wikipedia)

by PLACEBO

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((#5))

THE OLD MAN DOWN THE ROAD

fogerty-centerfield (via retro-cafe.com)

by JOHN FOGERTY

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((#6))

STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU

Stealersalbum (via Wikipedia)

by STEALERS WHEEL

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WHO CAN IT BE NOW?

Men At Work - Business As Usual (1981) (via Amazon.com)

by MEN AT WORK

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((#8))

TANGO IN THE NIGHT

Fleetwood_Mac_-_Tango_in_the_Night (via Wikipedia)

by FLEETWOOD MAC

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((#9))

THUNDERSTRUCK

Razorsedge (via Wikipedia)

by AC/DC

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((#10))

YOU’VE GOT ANOTHER THING COMIN’

Judas_Priest_SforV (via Wikipedia)

by JUDAS PRIEST

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((#11))

RUNNING SCARED

The Essential ROY ORBISON (via Amazon.com)

by ROY ORBISON

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((#12))

WHEN THE BODY SPEAKS

Exciter (album) (via Wikipedia)

by DEPECHE MODE

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So What Do You Think, My Peeps?!

Would That Mix Relax You And Put A Smile On Your Face?

It Mainly Works For Me, Which Is Generally Good Enough.

Music DOES Save Lives.

Period.

Always Has.

Always Will.

At Least, I Would HOPE So.

Wouldn’t You?!

SURE YOU WOULD!!

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My Morning Mixes: 11 Totally Awesome Walkin’ Jams!

This Morning…

…I Felt The Need To Get-Out-There And Do Myself Right With A Nice Walk-About-Town.

Of Course…

…I Did Have My MP3Player With Me…

…Churning-Out Some Sweet Sweet Jams.

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I Got The Ole Blood Pumping By Beginning My Wandering With…

CREAM

by PRINCE

(My Favorite PRINCE Song, By-The-Way!)

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I Then Went With…

AIN’T WASTIN’ TIME NO MORE

by THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND

(A True-Blue Classic Jam If Ever There Was One!)

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Next…

…I Went On A Run Of 80s Faves…

…Starting With…

BREAKING THE LAW

by JUDAS PRIEST

(Breakin' The Law, Breakin' The Law!)

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…Then…

COME ON EILEEN

by DEXY’S MIDNIGHT RUNNERS

(Such A Dirty Song teehehehe)

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…And Then…

THE REFLEX

by DURAN DURAN

(When We're Talking 80s, Does It Get More 80s Than Duran Duran?)

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…And OF COURSE Then…

BABY HOLD ON

by EDDIE MONEY

(Yep, I Did It, I Risked Gettin' Ole Eddie Stuck In My Brain AGAIN, But I Survived It With No Ill-Effects!)

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…And Eventually I Went With…

WE DIDN’T START THE FIRE

by BILLY JOEL

(You've Heard It Enough To Know It's Fun!)

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When MR. JOEL Ended…

…I Decided To Go Back To…

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND

…With…

FIRING LINE

(A Song Most Of You Have Likely Never Heard, But It's A Great Jam, Walking Or No Walking.)

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I Decided To Kick-It-Down A Notch, As I’d Basically Been Doing My Walk At A Double-Time Pace…

…So I Popped On…

DRIVE

by INCUBUS

(The Only INCUBUS Song I Have, Actually.)

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…And Then Went With…

ROCKY RACCOON

by THE BEATLES

(A Personal Favorite, Though Most People I Know Can't Stand It hehehe)

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For The Last Stretch Of My Walk-About…

…I Went For Classic…

…Beautiful…

…Slow…

…Slow…

…BLUES…

…With…

TOM TRAUBERT’S BLUES

by TOM WAITS

(A Song That Just Tugs At Your Strings It's So Soulful.)

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Needless To Say, My Peeps…

…The Walk Was WONDERFUL.

I Got My Legs Good And Stretched Out (which felt great).

I Got To Sweat A Little (which I always love).

I Got To Listen To Some Totally Awesome Tunage (which is always a treat).

Sounds Like The Perfect Start To The Day, Doesn’t It?

DOESN’T IT?!?

Correct.

It DOES!!!

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Please Try To Enjoy Your Hump-Day-Wednesday.

You Know Me…

…I Shall Endeavor To Do Likewise!!!

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“Really?!? You’re Up Listening To JUDAS PRIEST After Midnight?!? REALLY!?! SWEET!!! MEEE TOOO!!!” — BRADLEY (aka “Me”)

Goodbye Thursday

HELLO FRIDAY!!!

ROCK ON, KIDDIES!!!

The Weekend Is Upon Us!!!

(*Breaks-Out Awesome Air-Guitar And Jams*)

Hope Y’all Are Able To Enjoy It!!!

I’m Sure As Hell Gonna Be Tryin’ To Do EXACTLY That!!!

You Should Do The Same, Fo SHO!!!

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“One Life… I’m Gonna Live It Up. I’m Takin’ Flight… I Said I’ll Never Get Enough. Stand Tall… I’m Young And Kinda Proud. I’m On Top As Long As The Music’s LOUD. …” — JUDAS PRIEST (“You’ve Got Another Thing Comin'” (1982))

“…If You Think I’ll Sit Around As The World Goes By…

…You’re Thinkin’ Like A Fool ‘Cause It’s A Case Of Do Or Die…

…Out There Is A Fortune Waitin’ To Be Had…

…You Think I’ll Let It Go, You’re Mad…

…You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’…

…You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’!!! …”

"YOU'VE GOT ANOTHER THING COMIN'" Off The JUDAS PRIEST Album "SCREAMING FOR VENGEANCE" From 1982! A True CLASSIC, And An ALL-TIME FAVE-Of-FAVES Fo FLIPPIN' SHO! It Was Actually The Very First "Metal" Song Of MY LIFE. And It Has Been An ALL-TIME FAVE-Of-FAVES Since The Very Beginning. When Someone Says... "You Have 3 Seconds To Name A "Metal" Song, And GO!" This Is The Song Title I Spit-Out. There Are Many MANY Great "Metal" Songs Out In The World... But This One Goes Back The Furthest For Me. So It's Generally My "Go To "Metal"" πŸ˜‰

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