September 8th, 2020 | 13 mins 18 secs
anxiety, beginner’s mind, covid19, gut feeling, intuition, lockdown
Jim Ellermeyer is back with Producer Mike to discuss how we can make better choices. What does that mean? How do we develop our intuition and beginner’s mind to assess situations in our lives with your gut feelings.
June 16th, 2020 | 31 mins 58 secs
black lives matter, coronavirus, covid-19, george floyd, lockdown, mindfulness, new york city, pandemic, pittsburgh, quarantine
Jim Ellermeyer continues his conversation with singer/songwriter Liss Victory as they continue their discussion about her experience in New York City around the Coronavirus, confirmation bias, we talk about how she got to New York City to be a part of The Lit Room, where the group is repurposing a closed thrift store to a music venue and recording studio, “pulling weeds” in your life, the George Floyd Black Lives Matter Protests and what life will look like after all of this.
June 9th, 2020 | 30 mins 49 secs
coronavirus, covid-19, lockdown, mindfulness, new york city, objectively tragic, pandemic, pittsburgh, quarantine
Jim Ellermeyer welcomes back singer/songwriter Liss Victory to the show as we discuss her recent move to New York City in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. How did a realization of being “objectively tragic” helped make a the decision for her. We talk about her trip out and traveling from Pittsburgh on a train during the height of Coronavirus just before lockdowns and finding compassion on the way, readapting to the New York life, and the zeitgeist of New York during lockdown, her own experience being a denier, and we begin a conversation about what qualities of Governor Andrew Cuomo that instill trust.
May 19th, 2020 | 27 mins 22 secs
12 step, coronavirus, covid-19, fear, lockdown, mindset, music, stay at home, strength, wise mind choices
Jim Ellerymeyer is joined by singer/songwriter John Cihon as they conclude their conversation this week. We talk about choosing to fixate one parts of the world, focusing on other’s failings against our own, what he chooses to do every day to influence his life, and romanticizing what could have been with things in his life that never came to be, exploring the cause of what brings one to addictive behavior, and talks about bonding with Perry Farrell over shared testicular cancer diagnosis and why he’s playing “Tahitian Moon” by Porno for Pyros. Follow John Cihon at www.facebook.com/johncihon.
May 12th, 2020 | 27 mins 49 secs
coronavirus, covid-19, fear, lockdown, music, stay at home, strength, wise mind choices
Jim Ellerymeyer is joined by singer/songwriter John Cihon. We chat about the things in his life that made him angry when younger from testicular cancer, marrying young, substance issues. We talk about deep in this episode about his relationship issues, fears, and how his son is currently dealing with his upset job and internship opportunities very well.
“Instead of happening to me, things are happening for me…we only grow through difficult things”