The music video for "That's the Way It Is" was directed by Liz Friedlander. It was produced by Heather Heller and was shot in Los Angeles, California and completed on 17 October It premiered on VH1 on 8 November It was nominated for a MuchMusic Video Award. The video was. Lyrics to "That's The Way It Is" song by Celine Dion: Mmm, yeah I can read your mind and I know your story I see what you're going through, yeah It's an. That's The Way It Is Lyrics: I can read your mind and I know your story / I see what you're going through / It's an uphill climb, and I'm feeling sorry / But I know it will come to you / Don't surrender.