I’m Happier When . . .


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I’m singing and dancing in the shower

In fact, I’m happier when music is playing, period. I know I’m not alone in this sentiment, I can’t be. Music is universal. The right song can take me out of a funk within seconds.

My very old green apple iPod mini – all dirty and beaten up, serves as my bathroom boombox and is essential in keeping my spirits light rather than serious …especially when getting ready for work in the morning. I carry my JBL Speaker donutback and forth from my office to the bathroom like a kid carrying his blanky on a pretty regular basis.

LA native & lifestyle blogger Maegan Tintari writes daily at ...love Maegan.com sharing beauty & style secrets, including fashion DIYs, how-to nail art manicures, hair tutorials, and home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life with her husband and adorable dogs, two Frenchies & an old Pug in wheels. Here you will find her talking about their journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation up to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life.

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    January 16, 2011 | Reply

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  • Marcela

    January 16, 2011 | Reply

    My ipod is my best friend when getting ready for work in the morning, too :) The music raises my mood and motivation.

    xx
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  • A.Co

    January 16, 2011 | Reply

    I like that donut thing – never seen one like it.

    Music is essential, I agree.

    A.Co @ A.Co est. 1984

  • daydream believer

    January 16, 2011 | Reply

    haha the blanket similie is super cute!
    love your blog, daily read for me.

  • Brittany D'Lynne

    January 16, 2011 | Reply

    My husband gets up later than me…and since I like him just a little still, I can’t blare my music like I like. Until I realized that I can wear my headphones. AND then I can still hear it when I’m blow drying my hair. Problem solved.

  • lbenoit

    January 16, 2011 | Reply

    I have that exact same GREEN iPod mini and I totally loved it. I know have an iPhone, but miss that iPod! Thanks for the idea on how to still get some use out of it.

  • Flora

    January 16, 2011 | Reply

    I have the same iPod (in pink though) and the same JBL speaker. I use it when I have people over and need some background music.

    Flora

  • Lindsay [Bella Cene']

    January 16, 2011 | Reply

    Oh I feel ya! Music has that power… but it can be positive or negative! There are some songs I simply can’t let myself listen to because it’ll make me depressed… seriously.

  • silvia Navarro

    January 16, 2011 | Reply

    muy bonito todo!!!
    tu blog tiene mucho estilo!
    un besazo
    =D

  • taylor

    January 16, 2011 | Reply

    love this! music can totally set/change/influence the mood of any situation. people make fun of my old school dinosaur-sized ipod (from like 6 yrs ago) but i’m gonna keep using it til it dies!

  • Tine

    January 17, 2011 | Reply

    I have a little iPod dock like that too. LOVE it.

  • Katie

    January 17, 2011 | Reply

    That song came on as my husband and I were getting ready for his birthday dinner tonight. Woop! I love music. It really does help shape my moods.

  • ALWAYS CHASING

    January 17, 2011 | Reply

    I have exactly the same ipod, it’s all beaten up & it still has the music I put on it for a trip overseas in 2005, I can’t bring myself to change the music as it reminds me of fun times!

  • Baily Jones

    January 17, 2011 | Reply

    So true. Music is the universal love language. I firmly believe that. LOVE your blog!

    peace&love.

    pickingwildflowersblog.blogspot.com

  • krust

    January 17, 2011 | Reply

    I Love having music in the bathroom while I shower. I bought a little speaker for my ipod to make it possible. Shower singing and dancing is the best, although the dancing can be dangerous in my shower over tub combo. bleh.

  • kate @ undeniable style

    January 18, 2011 | Reply

    hah! I still have this ipod, too..same color and everything (it’s practically an antique!)

  • Millie Mae

    January 18, 2011 | Reply

    I have the same iPod! Same color too! I feel so old using it.

  • Marissa

    January 19, 2011 | Reply

    Music is a necessity- all kinds! I especially listen to it when I am by myself. Whether it’s blaring loud or something calming, I need a little bit of noise. It’s soothing!

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  • Poppy

    January 19, 2011 | Reply

    I can’t live without my ipod or music, my life would be a mess without it. I was just talking about that on my blog yesterday. You should check it out.

    laneewrites.blogspot.com

  • I have a lot of nicknames, my favorite is Megs.

    January 19, 2011 | Reply

    I am a funky spelled Meg too (Meghaun) and I also almost always shower and get ready with music. Can’t live without it.

  • Anonymous

    January 20, 2011 | Reply

    Gotta have music. All kinds.
    A co-worker complained that my music distracted her and she couldn’t work. Mind you I wasn’t blasting metal or rap. Just nice, quiet good to work to music.

    She got moved to an office with a door.

    Love your blog!

    -ella
    ATX

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