Fishing Without Bait: A Full Impact Mindfulness Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

458 episodes of Fishing Without Bait: A Full Impact Mindfulness Podcast since the first episode, which aired on June 23rd, 2015.

  • Understanding Hypnotherapy with Mike Oglesbee | Episode 914

    March 26th, 2024  |  21 mins 26 secs
    conscious effort, emotional needs, full impact mindfulness, human rights, hypnotherapy, mental health, mindfulness, mindset coaching, negative self-talk, neurolinguistic programming, personal growth, psychology, relationships, self-concept, self-esteem, self-improvement, self-love, self-talk, subconscious mind, transformation

    In this episode of "Fishing Without Bait," host Jim Ellermeyer is joined by Mike Oglesbee, a seasoned mindset coach and hypnotherapist. They delve into the transformative power of the mind and the journey to self-improvement through full impact mindfulness. Mike shares his path from curiosity in psychology to becoming a hypnotherapist, emphasizing the importance of self-talk and the conscious effort needed alongside hypnotherapy for lasting change. They discuss the crucial role of love in personal growth, the impact of emotional needs, and strategies for breaking negative self-talk and emotional impulsive decisions. The conversation also covers the significance of self-concept, self-esteem, and the fundamental human rights in relationships. Tune in for an enlightening discussion on unlocking your potential by aligning your subconscious and conscious minds through mindfulness and self-compassion.

  • Redefining Success: Navigating Life with Full Impact Mindfulness | Episode 413

    March 19th, 2024  |  20 mins 31 secs
    covid-19 and employment, financial obligations, full impact mindfulness, incremental changes, kindness, life expectations, love, management issues, mental health, mindfulness, personal choices, personal value, professional value, quitting jobs, self-care, self-esteem, self-improvement, societal norms, success definition, work-life balance

    Jim Ellermeyer, a behavioral health therapist, explores the transformative concept of full impact mindfulness and living without definitive expectations. The podcast delves into the intricacies of personal and professional life, emphasizing the importance of feeling valued, redefining success, and the power of choice. With a blend of humor, personal anecdotes, and practical advice, Jim and co-host producer Mr. Mike engage listeners in a journey towards self-awareness, balance, and empowerment, urging them to make incremental changes and embrace life's challenges with an open heart and mind.

  • Navigating Work and Love: Insights for a Mindful Life | Episode 412

    March 12th, 2024  |  18 mins 41 secs
    dealing with bullying, definitions of work, emotional expression, emotional health, emotional intimacy, freud's theories, gender and emotions, handling negativity, human happiness, impact of complaining, joy vs. pleasure, love vs. work, managing negative people, mindfulness, passion and career, positive life approach, psychological theories, relationship challenges, social media negativity., types of love, work-life balance, work-related issues

    Jim Ellermeyer, a behavioral health therapist, and producer Mike, discuss significant issues such as work-related stress, relationship challenges, and the essence of human happiness, referencing psychological theories and personal anecdotes. They delve into the distinctions between love and work, joy versus pleasure, and the importance of emotional expression and health, particularly in men. The discussion also covers how to manage negative people and environments, aiming to inspire listeners towards mindfulness and positivity in their lives.

  • Living Without Fear with Santina Grace | Episode 411

    March 5th, 2024  |  24 mins 56 secs

    In this episode of "Fishing Without Bait," host Jim Ellermeyer and guest Santina Grace explore profound themes such as the acceptance of death, the beauty of life, and the significance of living without regret. They delve into the importance of peace, forgiveness, and gratitude, discussing personal experiences and societal issues. The conversation also touches upon the value of human connection, the impact of fear and politics on society, and the spiritual journey towards understanding and kindness. The episode encourages listeners to embrace life fully, emphasizing mindfulness, compassion, and the pursuit of genuine happiness.

  • Preparing for Crossing Over with Santina Grace | Episode 410

    February 27th, 2024  |  20 mins 18 secs
    afterlife, aura interpretation, cultural beliefs, energy fields, life and death, mindfulness, nature connection, personal growth, reincarnation, spirituality

    In this episode of "Fishing Without Bait," host Jim Ellermeyer welcomes guest Santina Grace to explore themes of connection, awareness, and spiritual understanding. Santina shares her insights on the importance of connecting with nature and oneself, the interpretation of energy fields and colors, and her ability to sense the nearing end of life through energy observation. They delve into personal experiences that highlight the significance of mindfulness and the interconnectedness of all things. The conversation also touches on cultural and spiritual beliefs about life, death, and the afterlife, advocating for a mindful approach to life that honors the natural world and our place within it.

  • The Essence of a Life Worth Living with Santina Grace | Episode 409

    February 20th, 2024  |  23 mins 24 secs
    full impact mindfulness, happiness, jim eller meyer, joy, life worth living, mindfulness, personal growth, santina grace

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined once again by clairvoyant Santina Grace to delve into the essence of living a fulfilling life through mindfulness. Discover practical advice for incorporating joy into your daily routine and learn how to navigate life's challenges without definitive expectations.

  • Moving on withDumpster Fire Ryan Zane | Episode 408

    February 12th, 2024  |  20 mins 19 secs
    mental health, personal growth, pro wrestling, resilience, self-discovery, self-expression, therapy

    Jim Ellermeyer with pro wrestling Ryan Zane about his journey through wrestling and mental health, focusing on self-discovery, the ongoing nature of personal work, and the importance of mental health support. It emphasizes self-creation over finding oneself, advocating for honesty, open-mindedness, and willingness as the only requirements for participation. Ryan discusses the challenges and growth he has experienced, including dealing with mental health issues, the therapeutic process, and the role of pro wrestling in his personal development and expression.

  • Forgiveness And moving forward withDumpster Fire Ryan Zane | Episode 407

    February 5th, 2024  |  19 mins 1 sec
    apology, encouragement, forgiveness, forward movement, mental health, mindfulness, personal growth, ryan, self-acceptance, sympathy, therapy, wrestling

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by special guest, pro wrestler Ryan Zane. Together, they dive deep into Ryan's personal journey, discussing the intersections of wrestling, mental health, and the path towards self-improvement. Through candid conversations, they explore themes of forgiveness, the power of apologies, and the importance of encouragement over sympathy. This episode promises to inspire listeners with insights into overcoming life's challenges with mindfulness and resilience, reflecting on both the physical and emotional aspects of wrestling with life's adversities.

  • Deeper withDumpster Fire Ryan Zane | Episode 406

    January 30th, 2024  |  17 mins 58 secs
    anxiety and gratitude, coping with trauma, emotional resilience, family dynamics, inner strength, medication and mental health, mental health discussion, mental wellness, mindful living, overcoming anxiety, personal development, podcast insights, professional wrestling, self-discovery, therapeutic conversation, wrestler's journey, wrestling lifestyle

    This week we feature host Jim Ellermeyer in conversation with guest Ryan Zane, a professional wrestler. The episode delves into Ryan's personal experiences with wrestling, mental health, and his journey through life. Key topics include the interplay between anxiety and gratitude, the impact of childhood trauma, and personal growth. Ryan shares his struggles with generalized anxiety and how medication has helped him. He also reflects on his family dynamics, the challenges he faced, and how these experiences shaped his perspective and coping mechanisms.

  • Meeting Dumpster Fire Ryan Zane | Episode 405

    January 23rd, 2024  |  20 mins 53 secs
    creativity, dreams, heroes, jim ellermeyer, mental health, mindfulness, negativity, personal challenges, personal development, positive thinking., professional wrestling, relationship boundaries, ryan zane, self-acceptance, self-discovery, self-identity

    Join us in this captivating episode of our podcast where Jim Ellermeyer, a seasoned behavior health therapist, engages in a profound dialogue with Ryan, a passionate professional wrestler performing as Ryan Zane. Dive into their discussion that traverses the intricate paths of self-discovery, personal development, and the nuances of mental health. Discover how Ryan's intriguing journey into professional wrestling, driven by a mix of curiosity and ambition, parallels the broader challenges of balancing a regular day job with the pursuit of a passion. The episode delves into the metaphorical concept of 'wearing masks' – a theme prevalent in wrestling and in the everyday struggle of aligning one's public persona with their true self. Gain insights from Ryan's reflections on his heroes, particularly Mick Foley, and how they've shaped his aspirations in wrestling and beyond.

  • Classic Fishing Without Bait 225: Changing Mindset with Andrew DiNardo

    January 16th, 2024  |  20 mins 25 secs

    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.

  • Filtered Reality | Episode 404

    January 9th, 2024  |  22 mins 56 secs
    body image, filtered reality, influencers, media literacy, mental health, parenting, podcast, pop culture, psychology, self-esteem, social media, social media effects, therapist perspectives, tiktok, youth

    Jim Ellermeyer and Producer Mike, discuss the topic of "filtered reality" portrayed on social media. They talk about how social media influencers and platforms like TikTok present an unrealistic, glamorized version of life that negatively impacts young people's self-image and mental health. The hosts criticize "wannabe mental health professionals" on TikTok offering advice without credentials. They advise listeners to consume social media mindfully, understanding much of what they see is carefully curated rather than real life. Jim shares his perspective as a therapist, noting patients have body image issues influenced by media. They encourage listeners to share their own related anecdotes.

  • Lessons from the Brink | Episode 403

    January 2nd, 2024  |  18 mins 31 secs
    12-step programs, addiction recovery, behavioral health, compassion, empathy, facing death, fishing, honesty, integrity, letting go, life lessons, mindful living, nature, personal growth, podcast, prescription for living, spirituality

    Jim Ellermeyer and Mike discuss life, death, spirituality, and recovery. Jim shares his recent brushes with death and how he faced them without fear due to his spiritual grounding and making amends through recovery. They talk about the importance of living fully in the present moment rather than worrying about the future or past. Jim stresses the value of empowering oneself, identifying fears, always telling the truth, treating people with respect, and carrying positive messages to help others. 

  • Classic Fishing Without Bait 70: Resolutions

    December 26th, 2023  |  9 mins 44 secs
    choices, fishing, forgiveness, gratitude, intentions, mindfulness, motivation, perspective

    Jim Ellermeyer discusses setting realistic intentions rather than unrealistic new year's resolutions that set us up for failure. The hosts explore how taking responsibility for the choices we make shapes our lives, emphasizing that we have the power to recreate ourselves every day. Suggest shifting perspective to a beginner's mindset and highlight the importance of motivation, gratitude and forgiveness in setting empowered intentions. With insightful perspectives on cultivating mindfulness, this podcast offers thoughtful food for self-reflection as we embark on a new year.

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    Intro music: “Life” by Tobu.

  • Classic Fishing Without Bait 172: The Humanity of it All

    December 19th, 2023  |  23 mins 45 secs
    awareness, collective consciousness, compassion, consciousness, empathy, ethics, humanity, mindfulness, personal growth, philosophy, podcast, self-reflection, spirituality, wisdom

    Jim Ellermeyer is gearing up for the holidays as we discuss the hurried nature everyone is in, we go back and look at what humanity means. Treating others with compassion regardless of how you know them or your pre conceived notions.

  • Classic Fishing Without Bait 99: Unblocking Chakras

    December 12th, 2023  |  13 mins 48 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer continues his discussion with massage therapist Laura Pickens.  They discuss starting with good eating and exercise before building to the emotional side of what makes you happy.  They discuss how young females lose their notion of self concept.  Laura explains the use of Chakras and how we block the energy flows and resetting our mind.