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Lady Gaga welcomes you to a group therapy session


November 13 is World Kindness Day, so hopefully on Saturday you have avoided yelling at your lousy neighbor upstairs for at least 24 hours.

Someone who did it Not forget what Lady Gaga, who deployed his forces Born This Way Foundation and released a 30-minute short film about “kindness, mental health, and the strong bond between the two.”

In the video, launched Friday on Facebook and on the Web site of Born This Way’s Channel Kindness project, Gaga organized a group meeting with 11 young people to discuss, among other topics, the stigma that still surrounds mental health. The film is divided into four parts: kindness towards oneself, kindness towards others, kindness towards the community and building a kinder future.

While the subject is serious, no Gaga production can exist without glamor. “Let me roll into this rock garden,” the 13 Grammy and Academy Award winner said as she approached the rainforest-like set wearing pink boots with long heels like a scimitar. He received some well-deserved “yaaas”.

“I am, I have been and I will always be on a mental health journey,” she continued, noting that the group should feel free to call her “LG” or “Gaga” or “whatever you want.”

Although she warned that she was not a therapist or a doctor, she offered small but concrete advice drawn from her experience. “I love asking people – instead of ‘how are you?’ – ‘how do you feel’? ” she said. This small verbal modification, she explained, opens a forum for kindness that can reflect “even when I have a hard time feeling kind to myself.”

In the middle of the short film, psychologist and author Dr. Alfiee Breland-Nobile joined the group. He asked members to stand up if any of the questions he asked applied to them. On the topic “Have you ever had suicidal thoughts?” everyone in the group stood up. (Gaga has made public her past challenges with this issue last year.)

World Kindness Day was born from an idea of ​​the non-profit organization World Kindness Movement, an organization created in Tokyo in 1997 and now headquartered in Australia. Representatives of 27 nations are part of this non-governmental body, but this does not include, Alas, the United States. (So ​​give yourself a break if you’ve never heard of it before.)

Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation, co-founded with her mother Cinzia Germanotta, will celebrate his 10th anniversary in February. He started a slew of programs which aim to end bullying and promote positive mental health for young people.

In addition to doing a decade of good work, the talented Gaga will soon appear in theaters in the Oscar-winning flagship film House of Gucci. That someone so clearly right and kind could portray a conniving killer is all the proof you need his acting skills.

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