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!
July 7th, 2020 | 31 mins 10 secs
disability, legally blind, marine biology, mindfulness, texas
Jim Ellermeyer begins his conversation with Maureen from Texas, how she was inspired by the ocean and a teacher to pursue Marine Biology, growing up legally blind and contending with unintended social consequences of being different due to her disability and needing to use the assistive technology, redefining herself in college, seeing the world in a different way, friends and allies, and more!
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 10th, 2020 | 1 hr 36 mins
ai dogfights, apple, black lives matter, bluetooth remote shutter, businesses, covid-19, headspace, iron man vr, mindfulness, need for speed heat, playstation 4, razr kishi, social media, temperature sensor
This week the crew gather on a light news week to dig into some Awesome Tech Things.
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.
April 21st, 2020 | 20 mins 38 secs
breaking news, cognitive bias, confirmation bias, mindfulness, proactive, toxicity
Jim Ellermeyer and Producer Mike are talking bout the influx of information and “breaking news” we deal with on the daily basis. How do we validate how we feel about the events going on, using news sources that we can trust, and being aware of your own cognitive biased and confirmation biased sources. We also look at productivity in their quarantine down time, and giving yourself a pass. How hard is it to be proactive in a situation?
April 16th, 2020 | 51 mins 49 secs
birthdays, coronavirus, covid-19, home schooling, mindfulness, parenting, podcast
The Listen To Your Parents podcast is a show where parents come together to talk about their experiences living and working amidst the Coronavirus pandemic.
On this episode, we talk with Jim Ellermeyer from the Fishing Without Bait podcast about mindfulness and other lessons that can help parents maintain a healthy outlook during these difficult times.
Matt and Jen are also joined by fellow parents Chris and Alanna from Buffalo, NY and Dave and Tina from Elizabeth, PA.
April 14th, 2020 | 22 mins 2 secs
choice, cover-19, mindfulness, positivity, quarantine, wellness
Jim Ellermeyer and Mike Sorg are talking about the quick moving change in many people’s lives in the wake of the Coronavirus Quarantine, reassessing their purpose, reconnecting with technology, appreciation to the service industry essential workers that help make this easier for us, too much bad news, and detoxing from information.
April 7th, 2020 | 21 mins 38 secs
anxiety, coronavirus, defense mechanism, facts, mental health, mindfulness, perspective, quarantine
Jim Ellermeyer is talking with us today to help out those who are in recovery during this tough time. We discuss how we can still move forward if it feels like we’re standing still in our homes, navigating the hallway of life, and identifying just how important you and those around you are.
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March 31st, 2020 | 31 mins 19 secs
active listening, coronavirus, defense mechanism, mental health, mindfulness, perspective, quarantine
Jim Ellermeyer is back talking about our view on the situation presented to many of us these days. We look at perspectives, “changing the view of the horse”, how each of us are dealing with our quarantine, the weight of the words “I’m sorry” and our actions, active listening, defense mechanisms, and more!