A mindful exercise. A look at ourselves. We recommend rest and relaxation. One way you can do this is to take up fishing. And for a truly mindful experience, try fishing without bait.
April 23rd, 2019 | 22 mins
addiction, anxiety, imposter
Jim Ellermeyer is joined by Emily for the next few episodes to discuss her path to recovery. We look at her self esteem and identity growing up, getting into drinking and doing drugs at a young age, reacting to his brother’s death, and losing herself.
April 16th, 2019 | 22 mins
arrogance, chronos, confidence, kairos, mindfulness, pittsburgh, presence, time
Jim Ellermeyer spends some more time catching up with Natalie Bencivenga about arrogance and confidence and being a positive influence, time with kairos and chronos, the individual’s bill of rights, and more!
April 9th, 2019 | 22 mins 45 secs
newspaper, pittsburgh, reset button, social work, waterfall, yoga
Jim Ellermeyer spends some more time catching up with Natalie Bencivenga about working with time as they do a time traveling exercise, talk about resetting your lives like our computers using exercise and yoga, applying action and effort, not worrying about what people think about her, and the cleansing energy of walking through a Waterfall.
April 2nd, 2019 | 17 mins 39 secs
author, batman, book, chat book, self publish, spawn
Jim Ellermeyer is joined again by musician and writer Sheena Carroll and her band mate Steve Banks to continue their conversation about working together in a band, social anxiety, Sheena releasing her chat book Miss Macross vs Batman.
March 26th, 2019 | 23 mins 27 secs
challenge, girls write pittsburgh, lgbtq, modeling behavior, non-binary, poetry
Jim Ellermeyer is joined again by musician and writer Sheena Carroll and her band mate Steve Banks as we touch base with Sheena about Girls Write Pittsburgh and making a difference and helping build empowerment, working through the fear of creating, modeling behavior, and more!
March 19th, 2019 | 24 mins 11 secs
Jim Ellermeyer is joined again by musician and writer Sheena Carroll and her band mate Steve Banks as we learn a bit about him, how they connected in making music over Fastball songs, his dealing with recovering from a back injury over several years, and coming out of it.
March 13th, 2019 | 24 mins 11 secs
authentic self, integrity, medical school, natalie bencivenga
James Ellermeyer is joined by Natalie Bencivenga to continue their conversation about her path, including leaving medical school at 22, the influence of her grandmother and strong women in her life, reading a poem about her grandmother in her earlier life and the new perspective it gave her, being ok with being uncomfortable and working through it, and how going to school to become a social worker had changed her.
March 5th, 2019 | 24 mins 19 secs
authentic self, integrity, medical school, natalie bencivenga
James Ellermeyer is joined by Natalie Bencivenga who is excited about changes in her life. We discuss her upbringing including going to medical school and the pressures she put on herself, listening to yourself, the lessons of integrity and creative arts, influencing young women that deal with similar issues, taking care of yourself, not allowing people to evolve and grow, and more!
February 26th, 2019 | 20 mins 32 secs
groupthink, india, media, relaxation, rest, subliminal
Jim Ellermeyer is rejoined by friends singer/songwriter Liss Victory and comedian Krish Mohan discuss technology that doesn’t help people, subliminal messaging, media controlling emotions and group think. We also discuss their upcoming trip to India including the language and culture, making friends and connecting on the road, and how to connect.
February 19th, 2019 | 20 mins 37 secs
art, cultural differences, ikigai, india, opinions
Jim Ellermeyer is rejoined by friends singer/songwriter Liss Victory and comedian Krish Mohan discuss Ikigai, Krish talks about his style of comedy and ending a set, dealing with criticism of his material and in life, keeping from allowing money to guide your art, living how you want to be remembered, getting ready to go on their honeymoon to India, toilets, sharing experiences and information, and more!
February 12th, 2019 | 21 mins 45 secs
bipolar, emancipation, musician, open mic, perserverence, resilience, women
Jim Ellermeyer is rejoined by friends singer/songwriter Liss Victory and comedian Krish Mohan as they give advice for people looking to become a musician and get in front of people, deciding to stick with music over journalism, dealing with expectations and stereotypes in music and comedy, choosing to be a musician, working harder to get better, getting enough attention that someone is criticizing you, dealing with criticism in a healthy way, creating a series of goals, fame, and more.
February 6th, 2019 | 16 mins 55 secs
bohemian rhapsody, comedy, krish mohan, list victory, music industry, touring, travel
Jim Ellermeyer is rejoined by friends singer/songwriter Liss Victory and comedian Krish Mohan as we catch up with their touring and album releases and preparing for those events, expecting audiences, the wear and tear on being on the road for an extended amount of time, DIY touring and production, and more!
January 29th, 2019 | 13 mins 29 secs
chronos, kairos, time
Jim Ellermeyer is talking about those catalytic moments in our lives. We discuss
Chronos, or clock time, and Kairos time and seizing the moment and the greek roots.
January 22nd, 2019 | 22 mins 57 secs
future self, luck, passion, sacrifice
Jim Eellermeyer is joined by professional wrestler John Rodin to talk about putting in the work to create opportunities, the sacrifices he puts into pro wrestling, showing passion to help other people, and becoming your future self.
January 15th, 2019 | 23 mins 2 secs
fear, john rodin, life change, perspective, pro wrestling, serenity prayer
Jim Eellermeyer is joined by professional wrestler John Rodin to talk about turning his experiences into inspiration for others, how he came to the realization to change things, how unrecognizable his former self is, setting goals in professional wrestling becoming a trap, changing your perspective, and one of the biggest leap of faiths in his pro wrestling career.
January 8th, 2019 | 23 mins 51 secs
Jim Eellermeyer is joined by professional wrestler John Rodin to talk about perceptions of things you don’t understand, like pro wrestling, perceptions on Social Media, John’s perceptions working at a prison, using his negative energy to fuel something positive, leaving a relationship after 9 years, negative thoughts and more!