February 9th, 2021 | Season 11 | 21 mins 40 secs
boba fett, chemo brain breast cancer, depression, mindfulness, pandemic, pittsburgh, podcast, radiation therapy, star wars
Jim Ellermeyer continues his conversations with our friend Katie Dudas about dealing with breast cancer over the last year. What sort of sleep did she contend with and what is “Chemo Brain?” The special moment the Pittsburgh Penguins provided Katie, including a moment from Sidney Crosby, what you can do for your friends diagnosed with cancer, and more good advice.
February 2nd, 2021 | Season 11 | 21 mins 35 secs
boba fett, breast cancer, depression, mindfulness, pandemic, pittsburgh, podcast, radiation therapy, star wars
Jim Ellermeyer continues his conversations with our friend Katie Dudas about dealing with breast cancer over the last year. We talk about how she dealt with depression, participating in some young adult breast cancer groups and finding common ground, the treatments she went through, her experience receiving radiation, going through this process without health insurance and how she used apps to help navigate anxiety with mindfulness practices.
December 8th, 2020 | Season 11 | 21 mins
depression, facts, hopefulness, mindfulness, new york city, news, pandemic, podcasting, quaker, religion, self love
Jim Ellermeyer continues his conversation with our friend Liss Victory about helping themselves and others, including Jim’s own place as a practicing Quaker and buddhist philosophies, the Pope, Hinduism, and more!
December 1st, 2020 | Season 11 | 27 mins 51 secs
depression, facts, hopefulness, mindfulness, new york city, news, pandemic, podcasting, self love
Jim Ellermeyer continues his conversation with our friend Liss Victory in New York City as we talk about hopefulness, dealing with depression and the feeling of “doom” circulating in the world, separating conspiracy with fact in her News Podcast project, The BROAD Cast News, in the case of the pandemic, her conservative roots, and how not taking care of herself hinders her ability to help others.
November 24th, 2020 | Season 11 | 23 mins 53 secs
depression, goal setting, mindfulness, new york city, pandemic, self love, visualization
Jim Ellermeyer is checking in with our friend Liss Victory in New York City to talk about her continued experience during the pandemic, the state of mind, or zeitgeist, of the city compared to Pittsburgh and Erie, PA, what it takes to make a move like this, visualizing what you want to do, and the action and effort to accomplish your goals.
September 1st, 2020 | 15 mins 12 secs
12 step, addiction, anxiety, depression, grief, mindfulness, recovery
Jim Ellermeyer is back with Producer Mike to discuss BOREDOM. What happens when we are left to our own thoughts when we’re making bad decisions and are surrounded by individuals that are encouraging bad decisions and are emotionally needy. How do we attach to better people and places that will help elevate us. How do we deal with boredom and share people.
July 14th, 2020 | 37 mins 9 secs
depression, disability, legally blind, marine biology, mindfulness, texas
Jim Ellermeyer continues his conversation with Marine Biologist Maureen from Texas. She discusses her issues with the church around her disability and coming back around for Confirmation and restoring her Faith, interpreting faith and prayer, taking on failure and overcoming obstacles in her Master’s Degree, scuba diving, and in live in general, dealing with depression during the COVID-19 Quaranteen era, and more!
January 28th, 2020 | 15 mins 24 secs
depression, disney world, gastric bypass, mental health, new years resolutions, obesity, roller coasters, weight loss
Jim Ellermeyer wraps his conversation with Andrew DiNardo about how his weight loss has changed his life, from not being worn out hanging with his nephew to shirt sizes. Andrew also talks about the decision and determination to keep going, and tips for making small steps into change.
January 14th, 2020 | 20 mins 25 secs
cognitive distortions, depression, gastric bypass, mental health, new years resolutions, obesity, roller coasters, weight loss
Jim Ellermeyer is continuing his conversation with Andrew DiNardo about his weight loss and continuing to deal with body images as he adapts to losing 200 pounds after gastric bypass surgery. They discuss his battling with depression, a time when he had legally died in the back of a church, surrounding ourselves with positive people, and keeping attention completing your task.
January 7th, 2020 | 21 mins 45 secs
depression, gastric bypass, mental health, new years resolutions, obesity, weight loss
Jim Ellermeyer is chatting with Andrew DiNardo, who is sharing his incredible story of losing over 200 pounds between surgery and life style change. Andrew discusses his life growing up and responding to what the weight did in his life, the damage words can do with your mental health, eating your feelings, taking persona accountability, and dealing with bad days, and connecting with people who have been through similar life changes that help hold each other accountable.