Join Anna Valenzuela as she asks Zara Khan 12 thought-provoking questions about her journey through life. Discover how Zara battled alcoholism and Schizoaffective disorder and found inspiration in the world of comedy.
I don't really talk about my alcohol abuse, but I mentioned at the very end that I have my sobriety and she saw that and she called me over and she's like you drank. I'm like: oh, I'm going to hang out with friends.
In this episode of 12 Questions, Anna Valenzuela interviews comedian and mental health advocate, Zara Khan, about her journey through addiction and recovery. Zara shares her experience with Schizoaffective disorder and how it impacted her relationship with alcohol. She also talks about the role of comedy in her life and how it helped her cope with the challenges of recovery. Zara discusses the impact of negative comments on her mental health and the importance of making amends in recovery.
She emphasizes the power of vulnerability and emotional intimacy and how it has helped her build stronger relationships. Zara also talks about the benefits of exercise on mental health and her experience with public speaking. Finally, Zara shares her thoughts on overcoming cultural barriers in comedy and the importance of being kind to yourself and others. If you're looking for an inspiring and informative podcast episode about addiction and recovery, don't miss this episode of 12 Questions!