So much has modified in regards to the world within the final 20 years, however Christina Aguilera nonetheless thinks you’re stunning, regardless of what social media typically tells us.
The singer on Wednesday launched an up to date model of her “Stunning” music video that particularly takes purpose on the messages usually delivered by social media which have adverse results on our physique picture and psychological well being.
The singer mentioned that the discharge was to mark the 20-year anniversary of her album “Stripped” and World Psychological Well being Day, encouraging her followers to “Take your house, sign off, put your thoughts, physique, and soul first.”
“The unique ”Stunning’ video got down to deliver consciousness and a way of compassion within the face of criticism,” she wrote of the brand new video. “It nonetheless carries an essential message to recollect our core values outdoors of what’s being fed to us…to discover a sense of stability and accepting ourselves for who we’re.”
Certainly, the brand new video has a equally highly effective impact, with scenes that function younger folks and youngsters contending with an onslaught of adverse messages about their our bodies and pictures. In a single disturbing scene, younger ladies are proven with their faces marked up as if they’re getting ready for beauty surgical procedure, in the end selecting to wipe the marks off and play outdoors.
The video ends with a pointed message: “Within the final 20 years, since ‘Stripped’ was first launched, social media has remodeled our relationship with our our bodies and, in flip, our psychological well being. Analysis suggests that point spent on social networking websites is related to physique picture points, self-harm, and disordered consuming in kids and teenagers. This wants to vary.”
A hyperlink is then offered to Aguilera’s web site, which has an inventory of psychological well being sources.