Kesha reveals how she once mistook her anxiety for a ‘psychotic break’
Kesha has revealed that she once thought that she was having “a psychotic break” whereas scuffling with anxiety.
During a latest interview with Apple Music 1’s Zane Lowe, the 36-year-old spoke of mistaking her anxiety for one thing worse.
“I went through this crazy psychedelic spiritual experience in the midst of the anxiety,” she stated. “It was pure anxiety. 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?’”
She then shared how she wrote her music, “Eat the Acid”, about this expertise, which she described as a “psychedelic kind of trip” whereas sober.
“I’m a triple Pisces, I love weird, unexplainable, spiritual, supernatural stuff,” she stated, referring to her three astrological indicators, solar, moon, and rising. “It’s my rabbit hole I’m currently in, just the paranormal. And also different spirituality, with 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.”
As famous by the Mayo Clinic, whereas signs of anxiety problems can vary for everybody, a few of them can embody “having a sense of impending danger, panic or doom,” “feeling nervous, restless or tense”, or “having an increased heart rate”.
Kesha has been very open about her psychological well being challenges over time. During an interview with Billboard in 2016, she opened up about how she’s “battled a lot of things, including anxiety and depression”.
“Finding the strength to come forward about those things is not easy. But maybe, by telling my story, I can help someone else going through tough times,” she stated.
In November 2017, she wrote an essay about her psychological well being struggles throughout the vacation season, revealed by Time. She wrote that altering her each day habits, throughout the holidays, has impacted her psychological well being, earlier than noting that she’s struggled with her consuming dysfunction all through this season.
“In so many ways, the holidays can throw you off your game — and that can shake you,” the “Cannibal” singer defined. “When you have a routine, it’s easier to manage whatever mental struggles you may be faced with, and when that routine is broken, it can trigger things you may not be ready to face. I know it has for me. Itt was during the holidays when I hit a low moment and with the help of my mother decided to seek help for my eating disorder.”