August 25th, 2020 | 36 mins 56 secs
black lives matter, busy culture, covid-19, defund the police, entitlement, mask debate, mindfulness, mission statement, natalie bencivenga, pandemic, social justice, white privilege
Jim Ellermeyer is joined once again by Natalie Bencivenga to continue their conversation as they begin to look at the awareness to the world around us due to the extra time from COVID-19 leading to the George Floyd, Me Too, and other Social Justice protests, considering how to be an ally as a white person, White Privilege, entitlement, the mask debate, journalism falling apart, fake news, the police, and how losing loved ones helped motivate her leaving the Post-Gazette.
August 18th, 2020 | 25 mins 10 secs
busy culture, covid-19, mindfulness, pandemic, social justice
Jim Ellermeyer is joined once again by Natalie Bencivenga to catch up with the changes in her life, and coping with the changes due to Covid-19 Pandemic to discuss the zeitgeist, thinking in ideologies and ideas, hero worship, the common needs people want in their lives we seem to disagree on, slowing down during the pandemic to rebuild and accept the situation, escaping busy culture, and the rapid fire of social justice issues.
August 6th, 2020 | 50 mins 50 secs
buffalo, children, coronavirus, covid-19, masks, new york, pandemic, parenting, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, quarantine, wearing masks
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 about epic fast food drive-thru lines, Fortnite finally catching up with Grand Theft Auto and...yes, sending our kids back to school.
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.