Lady Gaga and her mom team up to teach kids about kindness in new book

The superstar is talking about her past and using her platform to make a difference with her new book, "Channel Kindness."
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lady gaga is hoping to make kindness cool. Think about that. The global superstar teamed up with her mom and juju Chang spoke with them both. I want just to be loved Reporter: It's not a question if lady gaga is a global superstar, that's a fact. 11 grammys, 16 top ten singles, not to mention an academy award. Crash through the surface we're far from the shallow now Reporter: Now gaga trying on a new title, author. Be kind to yourself. We don't have to focus on what's wrong with us when we can choose to embrace what's right with us. This book is about the power of that kindness to tell your own story, to inspire someone to help them feel less alone. Reporter: "Channel kindness" is filled with entries by young activists. You'll see them rise up and be strong. Reporter: Gaga's co-author, her own mother. They hope the book makes a cultural shift making kindness cool. Something she showed earlier at the VMAs. I think wearing a mask is a sign of respect. Masks are not political. It can be fashion and make it fun and be yourself. How did you come down that pool with a patent leather bikini on? You know, life is a series of skills that we string together. It's one of my skills. Why do you think kindness is difficult for some? Sometimes people maybe exist in a negative space. It's what my story is about. I was put in a garbage can by some bullies. I went through many other things in my career. Reporter: Gaga's career oftentimes shining a spotlight on her personal battles from drug addiction to mental health. You won't know how I feel Reporter: Even rape, a subject she bravely sang about from the stage of the oscars. I'm very proud of my daughter for having the courage to share her story because it helped validate the emotions of other young people. It helped them all heal. Reporter: Healing needed now more than ever during a pandemic that's seen rates of anxiety and depression rise. I worry because people are isolated. The rates of depression are sky rocketing as are the rates of suicide. Reporter: Even gaga is not immune revealing she suffered bouts of depression during the pandemic. This book hopefully serving as comfort to so many in need. It's our stories that heal us. It's our stories that bring us together. Read these stories. Share your own. Enjoy the book. It's our gift to you. Reporter: Juju Chang, ABC Looks like it's a beautiful her mother and gaga they are so incredibly down to Earth, so genuine. "Channel kindness" is out this Give some kind this out

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