In a new interview with Vogue India, Perry got real about how she "became depressed and I did not want to get out of bed."
"In the past, I had been able to overcome it, but this time something happened that made me fall down too many flights of stairs," she said. "I had to really go on a mental health journey."
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Perry then went on to talk about what she had to do in order to deal with her depression, touching on how she went to therapy, tried plant medicine, and went through the Hoffman Process, which aims to aid "soul-searching, healing retreat of transformation & development for people who feel stuck in one or more important areas of their life," per the institute's website.
Not only that, but Perry also credited fiancé Orlando Bloom with helping her through this rough patch, saying, that she has "a partner who is also all about finding a balance."
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Explaining that he is "on a spiritual journey of his own" and is "an anchor who holds me down," Perry said that she believes they've been good for each other as they have a lot in common — whether it comes to dealing with divorce and the pitfalls of celebrity.
"He's not the number-one fan of Katy Perry, but he's the number-one fan of Katheryn Hudson," she said. "Orlando is like a sage. When we first met, he said we would pull the poison out of each other, and we really do."
And though she admitted that "it's exhausting," she thinks that they "really hold each other accountable."
"I've never had a partner who was willing to go on an emotional and spiritual journey like Orlando," she continued. "It's challenging, because you're facing all the things you don't like about yourself. It's like a never-ending cleanse."
Read Perry's entire interview, here.
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