from corporate to freelance, navigating strict parents, photography, mental health, healing arts, qigong + more with Seher Sikandar
Today’s is a long one but a good one with the very wise Seher. We met at The Wing last spring and recorded this conversation a couple week’s ago in her beautiful Brooklyn apartment. Seher is one of the smartest, most fascinating people I know. As you’ll hear in this episode she was born to Pakistani immigrants in the San Francisco Bay area, then attended Wharton for business, initially attempted a traditional corporate job, but ultimately became a freelance photographer. Now she views herself as an inter-disciplinarian; which we get into in this episode. We talk about leaving her corporate job, her transition to photography, learning a new skills, and becoming a music photographer. We talk a lot about family and navigating her very strict immigrant parents and a move across the country. We also get into mental health stigma, her depression and what helped her with it, including therapy and wellness and healing arts including qigong, and way more it’s a long one and a good one. And at the I do my new my L & L segment.
Notes from the Show:
-Seher Sikandar on The Web | Instagram
-Seher on Cat Lantigua's podcast
-Seher's "Testimonies from the Table"
Likes & Learns:
All original music composed by Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs
Album art by Zoie Harman
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