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10 Most Peaceful Songs, Inspired by World Meditation Hour

You need to chill. No doubt about it. Look at those bitten fingernails, bloodshot eyes. You're worried about your dog's teeth, Syrian refugees, the Ogallala Aquifer. There is no end to the things worth stressing.

Instead of worrying your way through yoga this week, head to Young Circle this Sunday for a global mediation for world peace. World Meditation Hour -- during which you meditate on world peace -- launched in 1978, but Hollywood got in on the action in May. You'll spend an hour on Father's Day along with mediators in over 90 countries, reflecting on "collective inner worlds" they say.

To get you pumped, or deflated or whatever, for the event, we put together 10 of the most peaceful songs we could for one of the most calming playlists of all time. Namaste.

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Liz has her master’s degree in religion from Florida State University. She has since written for publications and outlets such as Miami New Times, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Ocean Drive, the Huffington Post, NBC Miami, Time Out Miami, Insomniac, the Daily Dot, and the Atlantic. Liz spent three years as New Times Broward-Palm Beach’s music editor, was the weekend news editor at Inverse, and is currently the managing editor at Tom Tom Magazine.
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