EP 005: Dynamic Conversations – The Flow State, Meditation, Victim Mentality, and Much More!

And here she is again, Asja Caspari, for a second round on Dynamic Conversations—the podcast where I chat with friends of mine about various topics.

Asja Caspari is a talented fashion and portrait photographer based in Hamburg, Germany, who has worked with major clients such as Google, Audi, Rowohlt Verlag, and many more. 

Asja has seen her work published in numerous German magazines and showcased in various exhibitions.

This is all to say that she is a great photographer.

In this conversation, I chat with Asja about how she makes her models feel good, calm, and confident during photoshoots; what is the Flow State; how to not get discouraged when you first become self-employed; meditation; the victim mentality; whether or not to use your phone immediately upon waking in the morning or right before going to bed; and many more topics brought up in our conversation.

If you’d like to connect with Asja, check her out on her Instagram page or visit her website. If you would like to listen to or watch our first previous conversation, you can find it by clicking ‘here’.

With that, I hope you will enjoy this dynamic conversation between Asja Caspari and me.

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