Kesha has long been candid about dealing with various mental health challenges — even when her struggles have gotten very intense.“I went through this crazy psychedelic spiritual experience in the midst of the anxiety … it was pure anxiety,” the “Tik Tok” songstress, 36, told Apple Music 1’s Zane Lowe during a Wednesday, May 24, interview. “My brain felt, like, I thought maybe it was the process of having a psychotic break or something.
But then once I just started leaning into it, I was like, ‘Well, it’s happening, so what am I going to do about it?’”Kesha — who even penned her “Eat the Acid” single about the ordeal — recalled having a “full psychedelic” trip that made her start to embrace spirituality.“I’m a triple Pisces, I love weird, unexplainable, spiritual, supernatural stuff,” the California native added. “So after this happened to me, I went down a total … rabbit hole [of] just the paranormal and also different spirituality, different things people believe in.
I’m just trying to read about it because I feel like we’re all talking about a similar thing.”Kesha previously revealed that she suffers from “a lot of things,” including anxiety and depression.“I’ve battled a lot of things, including anxiety and depression.
Finding the strength to come forward about those things is not easy,” Kesha recalled to Billboard in December 2016. “But maybe, by telling my story, I can help someone else going through tough times.”Nearly one year later, the Gag Order artist opened up about how her challenges can be exacerbated during the holiday seasons and shared tips for others in similar positions.“In so many ways, the holidays can throw you off your game — and that can shake you,” she wrote in a November 2017 essayRead more on usmagazine.com