January is never the easiest time of year. The holidays are now in the rear-view mirror, you probably packed on a few pounds, you’re having trouble finding your motivation and, if you’re anything like me, the weather is freezing where you are and it gets dark as of about 3:30PM. And then, of course, there’s January 20 bearing down on us like a big orange mack truck.
All of those factors can easily lead to a slump in your general morale. But guess what? You’ll survive!
Don’t believe me? Well then, just let this ensemble of celebrities—Chris Pine, Emma Stone, Taraji P. Henson, Natalie Portman, Matthew McConaughey, Hailee Steinfeld, and Felicity Jones, just to name a few—convince you.
The video, produced by W magazine, was made in light of the upcoming presidential inauguration. It’s interesting to see everyone’s different renditions of the song, from powerful singing (Stone) to thoughtful dramatic deliveries (Portman). The message is the same throughout, though: We’ll all get through this.
Here’s the original song by the legendary Gloria Gaynor: