In the heavily anticipated movie Girls Trip, one of the stars of the movie, Regina Hall, plays Ryan Pierce, a strong black woman who’s created a conception of her life as the one who “has it all.” We quickly learn that Ryan’s fantasy life is a fantasy even to her. Without spoiling anything (because you should definitely go see this movie), Hall’s character spends a majority of the movie teetering between being celebrated and facing her demons.
But one of the things Ryan does throughout the film is uplift herself with a mantra: “I am strong. I am powerful. I am beautiful.” When I sat down with the women of Girls Trip, I asked them about their personal mantras. Here’s what they use to get and stay lifted. Check out the video above.