June 25th, 2019 | 14 mins 5 secs
12 step program, alcoholics anonymous, behavioral change, fears, morals, religion, resentment, sex
Jim Ellermeyer is back this week discussing 12 Step Recovery and how it can be used for Behavioral Change. We discuss Step 4, making a fearless and searching moral inventory of ourselves. We talk about making our making our list to resentment, fears, and sex. Step 5 is admitting to God, ourselves, and another the nature of our wrongs.
June 18th, 2019 | 19 mins 13 secs
12 step program, behavioral change, faith, i choose
Jim Ellermeyer is back this week discussing 12 Step Recovery and how it can be used for Behavioral Change. We continue our discussion on Step 2 and the concept of a higher power, what faith is, using our “I choose” words, the 3rd step of in the decision to turning our life and decisions over to God as we understand him, the concepts in discussion with “Is it true, is it kind, is it necessary”.
June 10th, 2019 | 19 mins 22 secs
Jim Ellermeyer is back this week discussing 12 Step Recovery and how it can be used for Behavioral Change. We discuss the first step: admitting that our lives are unmanageable. We look at what identifies an unmanageable live, looking at the definition of insanity and working smarter, not harder in your life, and identifying the ability to ignore what you cannot change in the world, but what you can change in yourself. We talk about step 2 and believing in a power greater than yourself, the ability to recognize our internal power was not working.
June 4th, 2019 | 16 mins 25 secs
janelle burdell, live music, music, nick eiben, pittsburgh, sheena carroll
This week we look back at the musical performances from the show!
May 28th, 2019 | 20 mins 8 secs
gratitude, izaak walton, podcaster, professor buzzkill, the compleat angler, tribe
Jim Ellermeyer continues his discussion with Podcaster Professor Buzzkill and The Compleat Angler by Izaak Walton. They continue to talk about the book’s take on gratitude, mindfulness and more!
May 22nd, 2019 | 22 mins 50 secs
izaak walton, podcaster, professor buzzkill, the compleat angler
Jim Ellermeyer continues his discussion with Podcaster Professor Buzzkill and The Compleat Angler by Izaak Walton. They continue to talk about the vexations in our lives, contemplation and action and more!
May 14th, 2019 | 20 mins 46 secs
Jim Ellermeyer is joined by fellow Podcaster Professor Buzzkill as we discuss his path into history, and the beginnings of a talk about The Compleat Angler by Izaak Walton.
May 7th, 2019 | 17 mins 32 secs
addiction, anxiety, authentic self, prison, recovery, rehabilitation
Jim Ellermeyer is joined by Emily wrap their conversation talking more about her cycle of cleaning up and jail, getting sober along with her father, snapping her out of the cycle, the things she had done because of drugs, the sense of relief one day realizing she was done, participating in her meetings, finally being able to listen to her authentic self.
April 30th, 2019 | 19 mins 26 secs
addiction, anxiety, codependency, prison, recovery, rehabilitation, surrender
Jim Ellermeyer is joined by Emily are continuing their conversation on what addiction feels like, a matter of willpower and how helpless she felt going back to drugs after she left prison, surrendering to the need to work on herself and return to rehabilitation, what withdrawal feels like, “using to die” after her mother passed.
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.