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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  • Love is an Action Word | Episode 75

    January 31st, 2017  |  12 mins 14 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer reflects on the words of Mister Rogers in a time of unrest and analyzes the Parable of the Good Samaritan from the Jesus of the Christian Bible.  "When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to...

  • Spa Day | Episode 74

    January 24th, 2017  |  12 mins 52 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer discusses the “nose blindness” you have on your own life and hitting that reset button with a personal “Spa day” to reset your internal senses.  How are our lives like planting flowers?  Subscribe to our Podcast...

  • Code Breakers | Episode 73

    January 18th, 2017  |  14 mins 2 secs

    James Ellermeyer today is talking about breaking that code and difficult password we give ourselves with open mindedness.  Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Music, TuneIn or look for it on your...

  • Password | Episode 72

    January 10th, 2017  |  9 mins

    Jim Ellermeyer discusses the password to yourself by labeling and identifying strengths and setting a reward for yourself to reinforce it and strengthen your security so you don’t suffer from “identity theft” from your inner critic.  Also...

  • Round Up the Cattle | Episode 71

    January 3rd, 2017  |  10 mins 37 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer discusses the idea of realizing you live in the water of your thoughts, and the practice of identifying the thoughts out loud that we are swimming in.

  • Resolutions | Episode 70

    December 27th, 2016  |  9 mins 44 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer discusses stating intentions instead of the resolutions normal for New Year celebrations, set intentions and more!  Check out these related concepts in other episodes: Constructive Daydreaming  Reset Button Inner Critic ...

  • Holiday Greetings!

    December 26th, 2016  |  49 secs

      Holiday Greetings!     “It doesn't take a holiday season to be present and aware. Rather than buy presents my suggestion is to be present. My suggestion is that rather going out and  looking at lights to be the light. Rather...

  • What We Leave Behind | Episode 69

    December 20th, 2016  |  7 mins 50 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer tells us how to look at our lives and what we leave behind with a new challenge for today, Scrooge, and what our obituary can become.  Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Music, TuneIn or...

  • Making Your Day | Episode 68

    December 13th, 2016  |  11 mins 43 secs

    James Ellermeyer discusses the energy we can find in each day, what prayer is really about, how to construct productive routines in your day, from journaling to reaching out to the positive people in your life.

  • Anger | Episode 67

    December 6th, 2016  |  10 mins 2 secs

    James Ellermeyer explores anger.  How do we handle it and how can we use it to accomplish good!  Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Music, or look for it on your favorite Podcatcher! Intro music: “Life” by Tobu.

  • It's About Time | Episode 66

    November 29th, 2016  |  15 mins 49 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer talks about time travel and taking time to slow down and take in the world around you.  Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Music, or look for it on your favorite Podcatcher! Intro music:...

  • Miracles | Episode 65

    November 22nd, 2016  |  10 mins 53 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer discusses miracles in our lives.  What does a miracle mean, how can we create our own miracles, and the fear that keeps them from happening.   Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Music, or look...

  • Core Values | Episode 64

    November 15th, 2016  |  18 mins 34 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer takes a look at the parts of us that we hope we convey, and the parts we are not ashamed to be found out.  How do we examine these core values and how you impact those around you. Mr. Mike discusses the person he would like to meet...

  • Origin Story: Humility | Episode 63

    November 1st, 2016  |  11 mins 31 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer recounts a meeting on his road to recovery and finding his mission in life.  Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Music, or look for it on your favorite Podcatcher! Intro music: “Life”...

  • Origin Story: Finding Help | Episode 62

    October 25th, 2016  |  9 mins 11 secs

    James Ellermeyer continues to describe his spiral into despair including pushing back on the psychiatrist themselves.  We talk about the priest who saved him, his moment standing on top of a mountain, and reconnecting with his mother.  ...

  • Origin Story: An Explosive Experience | Episode 61

    October 18th, 2016  |  10 mins 27 secs

    Jim ellermeyer continues discussing his personal history to see what made him the host you know today.  He discusses his rough times with his father including one rather “explosive” experience.  An incident that began his decent into...