anxiety

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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Episode 107: Introducing Liss Victory

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Jim Ellermeyer is joined this week by singer songwriter Liss Victory to discuss the song in your heart, struggles with poverty, awakening to social justice, her experiences while with protestorsand coming to some of her mantras of #choosebravery #chooselove#choosepeace and the weight of words in part 1 of a 3 episode discussion.  

You can find out more about our guest at www.LissVictory.com, @lissvictory on Twitter and Instagram, and on Facebook!  

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Episode 35: It's Good to Be Me

Jim Ellermeyer talks about the phrase “It’s good to be me” and taking a personal inventory of yourself.  Learning about emotional sobriety, and the influences in how we feel. 

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Episode 17: Introduction to Suffering

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Jim Eellermeyer discusses not always getting what we want, being distracted by the pink hippopotamus, shooting yourself with negative thoughts, the problem that gets into your way, how pain can be useful and more!

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Episode 10: Desperation and Anxiety as Positive Forces

Jim Ellermeyer discusses the ability to use our fear and desperation to better yourself. What is “Optimal Anxiety” and how do we push past the fear to turn it into a driving force? 

Challenge: Next time you're in an elevator, strike up a conversation with a stranger. Compliment something the cashier at the grocery story is wearing. Step out of your comfort zone. 

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Intro music: “Life” by Tobu