Episode 49: Breaking Cultural Barriers in Recovery with Sonia Kahlon

Episode 49 June 21, 2023 00:56:04
Episode 49: Breaking Cultural Barriers in Recovery with Sonia Kahlon
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Episode 49: Breaking Cultural Barriers in Recovery with Sonia Kahlon

Jun 21 2023 | 00:56:04


Show Notes

Sonia Kahlon, a remarkable individual who has embarked on an incredible journey of transformation. You see, Sonia wasn't just a successful orthodontist; she built and sold a thriving multi-location practice in 2016. But her accomplishments didn't end there. In 2017, she made a life-altering decision to become sober.


Since embracing sobriety, Sonia's path took an inspiring turn. She has transitioned into a recovery coach, devoting her life to making a meaningful difference. Her passion for social impact investing led her to dedicate her time to volunteering with the incarcerated, formerly incarcerated, and victims of sex trafficking. It is through these experiences that Sonia discovered her calling—the power of peer support.


Today, Sonia is the founder of EverBlume, an innovative approach to group support fostering connection and support for individuals on their recovery journey. EverBlume brings together like-minded individuals, matching them into small groups based on their shared struggles. These groups serve as a safe haven for members to engage in conversation, offer meaningful support, and receive valuable feedback from one another.


But behind Sonia's extraordinary achievements lies a story of personal trials. She recently went through a divorce, which presented a formidable challenge to her sobriety. Cultural and family pressures, particularly as an Indian woman, deeply influenced her addiction and recovery journey. However, it is through these adversities that Sonia has discovered an unwavering strength within herself.


Sonia's path has taken her from a life solely focused on external success, leading to despair about her future, to a project she is more passionate about than ever before. Through EverBlume, she aspires to empower others to reclaim their lives in recovery, find solace in meaningful connections, and overcome the challenges that lie ahead.

Join us as we delve into Sonia’s inspiring story of resilience, cultural resilience, transformation, recovery, and the incredible power of peer support.


More about Sonia:


Article:  https://thesobercurator.com/the-only-reflection-i-could-see-how-drinking-made-my-personality-fluid/


IG: @joineverblume

Website:  https://www.joineverblume.com

FB:  https://www.facebookcom/EverBlume/

Email:  [email protected]

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