Fishing Without Bait

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

238 episodes of Fishing Without Bait since the first episode, which aired on June 23rd, 2015.

  • Stranger in a Strange Land | Episode 236

    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!

  • Turning Point with William: Episode 235

    March 24th, 2020  |  25 mins 40 secs
    addiction, alcohol, baltimore, drugs, mindfulness, pittsburgh, podcast

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by William Sly too continue talking about his story, including the point where he moved on with his life, what he experienced as he reconnected with himself and his emotions, dealing with changing his behavior to help out people who have been in his situation.

  • Coping with COVID-19 | Episode 234

    March 16th, 2020  |  22 mins 21 secs
    coping, coronavirus, covid-19, mindfulness, panic attack

    Jim Ellermeyer checking in to talk about the recent world news with COVID-19 and Coronavirus. We discuss approaching the facts and assessing the situation and your place in it. How can we ground ourselves in these uncertain times, how to help those having a panic attack, the landscape as we record, and what CAN we do in this environment.

  • Changing Direction with William | Episode 233

    March 10th, 2020  |  22 mins 3 secs
    addiction, alcohol, baltimore, drugs, mindfulness, pittsburgh, podcast

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by William Sly too continue talking about his story, including what his addictions were, saying “sorry”, the paralyzing fear that came with having a son, his turning point getting arrested for selling drugs, and the interactions he had with his arresting officer that helped change his life.

  • Troubled Paths with William | Episode 232

    March 3rd, 2020  |  22 mins 12 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by William Sly to talk about his path in life, starting with his troubled environment growing up, the choices he had made, his history with drugs and alcohol, “running” to Pittsburgh and signs of weakness.

  • The Burnout Doctor Part 2 | Episode 231

    February 25th, 2020  |  19 mins 21 secs
    achievable goals, burnout culture, business burnout, career burnout, goals, life change, mindfulness, self awareness, successes, vision board

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by Stephanie Nock, PhD, The Burnout Doctor, to continue their discussion about burnout as we talk bout Stephanie’s own experience in corporate environments, visualization and goal making.

  • The Burnout Doctor Part 1 | Episode 230

    February 18th, 2020  |  18 mins 30 secs
    burnout culture, business burnout, career burnout, goals, life change, mindfulness, self awareness, successes

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by Stephanie Nock, PhD, The Burnout Doctor, who returns for the first time since our 100th episode as we discuss her practice in helping with burnout in the business world. They discuss how to assess burnout and some of her techniques to help her clients.

  • Fishing Without Bait 229: Where Do We go From Here? with Professor Buzzkill

    February 11th, 2020  |  31 mins 10 secs
    12 step program, black history month, history, jr, martin luther king, ralph abernathy, segregation

    Jim Ellermeyer welcomes back one of our favorite guests, Professor Buzzkill, to chat about the famous Martin Luther King, Jr “Where Do We go From Here?” Speech. They discuss the “synonyms for blackness”, the power of the dollar African Americans had in that age, having the effort to make change, supporting causes, Devine dissatisfaction,

  • Looking Back at Martin Luther King, Jr with Professor Buzzkill | Episode 228

    February 4th, 2020  |  26 mins 14 secs
    black history month, cult of personality, history, jr, martin luther king, ralph abernathy, segregation

    Jim Ellermeyer welcomes back one of our favorite guests, Professor Buzzkill, to chat about the famous Martin Luther King, Jr “Where Do We go From Here?” Speech. We talk about the extent of discrimination in the 1960’s, background on King and his rise to popularity, how much actual effort went into Rosa Parks and the lunch counter sit ins, relationship with Ralph Abernathy, contending with radicals in the movement, and boycotts.

  • The Change with Andrew DiNardo | Episode 227

    January 28th, 2020  |  15 mins 24 secs
    depression, disney world, gastric bypass, mental health, new years resolutions, obesity, roller coasters, weight loss
  • Rebooting Life with Andrew DiNardo | Episode 226

    January 21st, 2020  |  21 mins 7 secs
    depression, gastric bypass, mental health, new years resolutions, obesity, psych evaluation, roller coasters, weight loss

    Jim Ellermeyer is continuing his conversation with Andrew DiNardo about his weight loss including discovering and dealing with his genetic and developed health conditions, what gastric bypass and surgery routes really mean for your life, changing your lifestyle, and rebooting your life.

  • Fishing Without Bait 225: Changing Mindest with Andrew DiNardo

    January 14th, 2020  |  20 mins 25 secs
    cognitive distortions, depression, gastric bypass, mental health, new years resolutions, obesity, roller coasters, weight loss

    Jim Ellermeyer is continuing his conversation with Andrew DiNardo about his weight loss and continuing to deal with body images as he adapts to losing 200 pounds after gastric bypass surgery. They discuss his battling with depression, a time when he had legally died in the back of a church, surrounding ourselves with positive people, and keeping attention completing your task.

  • Losing 200 Pounds with Andrew DiNardo | Episode 224

    January 7th, 2020  |  18 mins 37 secs
    depression, gastric bypass, mental health, new years resolutions, obesity, weight loss

    Jim Ellermeyer is chatting with Andrew DiNardo, who is sharing his incredible story of losing over 200 pounds between surgery and life style change. Andrew discusses his life growing up and responding to what the weight did in his life, the damage words can do with your mental health, eating your feelings, taking persona accountability, and dealing with bad days, and connecting with people who have been through similar life changes that help hold each other accountable.

  • Who is Living Your Life | Episode 223

    December 30th, 2019  |  18 mins 37 secs
    2020, approval, failure, new year, new year’s resolutions

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by Producer Mike as we talk just before New Year. We discuss what it takes to not require permission to win at life or start your passion. What is victory in your life? Are you taking a risk or a gamble?

  • Experiences with Santina Grace | Episode 222

    December 17th, 2019  |  20 mins 45 secs
    clairvoyant, empath, energy, feelings, healer, medium, psychic, santina grace, seance

    James Ellermeyer is joined by clairvoyant and empath, Santina Grace, to continue talking about experiences with readings and connecting people, one instance of working with someone that wasn’t prepared for the experience, what it is people are usually looking for, how she connected with her grandmother as she passed, the future self, and more!

  • Connecting with the Other Side with Santina Grace | Episode 221

    December 10th, 2019  |  20 mins 7 secs
    clairvoyant, empath, energy, feelings, healer, medium, psychic, santina grace, seance

    James Ellermeyer is joined by clairvoyant and empath, Santina Grace, to continue talking about her development and some of the groups she works with in the greater Pittsburgh area, a psychic compared to a clairvoyant, the interpretation of heaven and hell, fear as a doorway to the darkness, and more.