Any new mother will tell you that one of the drawbacks of having a baby is the sleep deprivation you experience. However, Katy Perry says she's able to deal with it because she has a powerful tool in her arsenal: meditation.
Katy was one of many celebs who appeared on the David Lynch Foundation's Meditate America virtual benefit and concert Thursday night. It extolled the benefits of TM -- Transcendental Meditation -- as a way to relieve PTSD, depression and anxiety, particularly for veterans, healthcare workers on the COVID-19 front lines, and families and children at risk.
Katy, a longtime proponent of TM and a longtime supporter of the Foundation, spoke with Hugh Jackman and his wife Deborra-Lee Furness during her appearance. Noting that she's a new mom to daughter Daisy Dove, Katy explained that for her, the sleep deprivation struggle is real.
"She's such a gift," Katy said of Daisy. "But there is sometimes a challenge concerning sleep -- no matter how much support you have. But where am I going to get those six hours that I used to get? Where did it go? And it went. But I know how to get it back!"
The answer, Katy says, is meditation.
Katy added that she's shared her meditation techniques with her colleagues, who find it a great help for their anxiety.
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