Episode 198: 12 Step Recovery and Behavioral Change Part 3

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. 


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Episode 197: 12 Step Recovery and Behavioral Change Part 2


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”.

Our friend Krish Moran has released a new album “Empathy On Sale” and we’ve included one of our favorite tracks in this episode.  If you liked it, please support our friend by picking up the album here: http://bit.ly/EmpathyOnSale-1

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Episode 196: 12 Step Recovery and Behavioral Change Part 1

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, 

Our friend Krish Moran has released a new album “Empathy On Sale” and we’ve included one of our favorite tracks in this episode.  If you liked it, please support our friend by picking up the album here: http://bit.ly/EmpathyOnSale-1

Read or listen to Jim’s Origin Story. https://www.fishingwithoutbait.com/search?q=origin

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Episode 195: Mindful Music

This week we look back at the musical performances from the show! Featured in this episode:

  • Sheena Carroll "The Well"

  • Sheena Carroll "Mercy"

  • Janelle Burdell "The Story of Udu"

  • Nick Eiben "Fragile"

You can find more of Sheena Carroll's work online on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/akamissmacross/). Read her blog at magicalgirlcafe.blog and check out Girls Write Pittsburgh at www.girlswritepittsburgh.com

Check out Nick Eiben's music and videos on Youtube!

Find out more about Janell Burdell, including Rhythm Games, UduGirl music and more at www.bestfemaledrummer.com.

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Episode 194: Gratitude with Professor Buzzkill

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!

“Your vibe creates your tribe...”

Check out Professor Buzzkill’s Podcast at professorbuzzkill.com

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Episode 193: Vexations with Professor Buzzkill

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!

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Episode 192: Professor Buzzkill

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.

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Episode 191: Ending the Cycle with Emily

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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.

“Everyone has a little turmoil. That’s what makes us exciting.”

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Episode 190: Willpower and Surrender with Emily

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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.

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Episode 189: Identity with Emily

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.

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