Fishing Without Bait

It's about living a life without definitive expectations and learning to fish without bait.

About the show

A mindful exercise. A look at ourselves. We recommend rest and relaxation. One way you can do this is to take up fishing. And for a truly mindful experience, try fishing without bait.

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Episodes

  • 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.

  • Growing Up Clairvoyant with Santina Grace | Episode 220

    December 3rd, 2019  |  21 mins 8 secs
    clairvoyant, empath, energy, feelings, healer, medium, psychic, santina grace

    James Ellermeyer is joined by clairvoyant and empath, Santina Grace, discussing her awareness, experiences as a 4 year old discovering it, learning how to deal with seeing life a different way, feeling people’s feeling, and coping with her differences.

  • Living Like a Tourist with Brian Crawford | Episode 219

    November 26th, 2019  |  18 mins 19 secs
    busy, mill vale, mindfulness, museums, pittsburgh, projects, replay fx, river’s edge, startup, streaming radio, toonseum, trumbull manor

    Jim Ellermeyer continues his chat with Brian Crawford as they discuss more about the details of PGHMuseums.org and the directory they are building, using Social Media imagery to help build an audience in advance of the official launch, and the wide variety of museums and sights to see in the greater Pittsburgh area.

  • Building Your Own Path and PGHMuseums.org with Brian Crawford | Episode 218

    November 19th, 2019  |  18 mins 23 secs
    busy, mill vale, mindfulness, museums, pittsburgh, projects, river’s edge, startup, streaming radio

    Jim Ellermeyer continues his chat with Brian Crawford as they discuss his reaction to people doubting his efforts, making his own path when others may derail plans, his successful Bushy Run Reenactment video that was a result of equipment failures, beating yourself up when things go wrong just a little bit, the Culture Cruise, which was the precursor to PGHMuseums.org, and dive into some of the features of the new site to help discover museums around Pittsburgh and build an audience.

  • Creating Passion Projects with Brian Crawford | Episode 217

    November 12th, 2019  |  17 mins 31 secs
    busy, mill vale, mindfulness, museums, pittsburgh, projects, river’s edge, startup, streaming radio

    Jim Ellermeyer talks with Brian Crawford as he’s about to launch PGHMuseums.org, being a part of a big project like this, being busy, the inception of The River’s Edge building an online radio from scratch, starting and staying with a project, and more!

  • Arc Manor with Dr Michael Watterson | Episode 216

    November 5th, 2019  |  18 mins 13 secs
    arc manor, dr michael watterson, family therapy, kittanning, mindfulness, therapist, therapy

    Jim Ellermeyer continues his conversation with Dr Michael Watterson at Arc Manor in discussing what is left of a person when they remove the coping mechanism of a substance abuse, continuing with a toolbox, patience, and motivation to continue to improve, the frustration of a therapist, practicing core mindfulness, the comradery and connection of Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, and his interest in recovery.

  • Continuing Recovery with Dr Michael Watterson | Episode 215

    October 29th, 2019  |  15 mins 27 secs
    arc manor, awareness, coping mechanism, dr michael watterson, frustration, mindfulness, recovery toolbox, therapist, therapy

    Jim Ellermeyer continues his conversation with Dr Michael Watterson at Arc Manor in discussing what is left of a person when they remove the coping mechanism of a substance abuse, continuing with a toolbox, patience, and motivation to continue to improve, the frustration of a therapist, practicing core mindfulness, the comradery and connection of Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, and his interest in recovery.

  • The Path with Dr Michael Watterson | Episode 214

    October 22nd, 2019  |  18 mins 5 secs
    arc manor, compassion, courage, dr michael watterson, school

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by Dr Michael Watterson at Arc Manor discussing his early path to a PH.D, changing his schools and path many times, getting out of a comfort zone, giving compassion to others and not ourselves, dealing with racing thoughts, and more!