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

  • Double Dog Dare You | Episode 43

    May 31st, 2016  |  11 mins 9 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer discusses how we are controlled by fear and getting past that.  How do we learn how to “float” when swimming through your life and overcome to grow on this adventure of life.  Challenge: If you were not afraid, what would...

  • Lucid Dreams | Episode 42

    May 17th, 2016  |  14 mins 4 secs

    James Ellermeyer explores the concept of lucid dreams and the concept of being right here not just when we are awake, but also in our sleep!   Think about what you want to do or dream about during the day.  Have quiet time and put those...

  • A Matter of Perspective | Episode 41

    May 3rd, 2016  |  11 mins 45 secs

    James Ellermeyer discusses
    putting your life in a headlock or a cage, creating, rather than
    waiting for your life to flourish, and building the things in our
    lives that weigh us down.
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  • Wrestling With Yourself | Episode 40

    April 26th, 2016  |  12 mins 38 secs

    James Ellermeyer discusses
    the concept of “finding yourself” and where you should be looking
    for it.  What is the controlled chaos of life and how we deal
    with it? Why is it important to create a reaction than to wait for
    one to come. How can...

  • Super Ball | Episode 39

    April 12th, 2016  |  12 mins 51 secs

    Jim Eellermeyer discusses the further idea of Full Impact Mindfulness, being the bouncing super ball and jumping fully into an action.  What does it mean to be fearless?  What is your emotional potential energy?  
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  • Mirrors and Windows | Episode 38

    April 7th, 2016  |  12 mins 30 secs

    This week, Jim Ellermeyer further discusses “Full Impact mindfulness”.  How do mirrors help us take a look at our selves and assess.  We discuss the light in your life that you let in when the windows of your life are clean....

  • Preview of Your Life | Episode 37

    March 29th, 2016  |  14 mins 52 secs

    Jim Eellermeyer discusses looking at the “preview” of our life instead of buying a ticket to your life and participating.  How can we change our perspective to stop looking at the “monkey butt” of life and learning from...

  • Down the Rabbit Hole | Episode 36

    March 22nd, 2016  |  12 mins 36 secs

    Jim Eellermeyer discusses our minds and lives going  “down the rabbit hole”.  We discuss the song inside ourselves, and giving yourself permission to unleash that song and go down the rabbit hole in your life and venture into the...

  • It's Good to Be Me | Episode 35

    March 15th, 2016  |  12 mins 4 secs

    Jim Eellermeyer 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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  • Feel the Tingle | Episode 34

    March 4th, 2016  |  13 mins 59 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer discusses “feeling the tingle” of life and participating in life.  What is holding us back from our Carpe Diem?  How do we become grounded.  
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  • Carpe Diem! | Episode 33

    February 23rd, 2016  |  13 mins 34 secs

    Jim Eellermeyer discusses the concept of “Seize the Day!” or Carpe Diem!  What is holding you back?  This is a WAKE UP CALL!  How do we accept our base and foundation of our lives?  
    Challenge: What is your base. ...

  • Adding Positivity | Episode 32

    February 9th, 2016  |  15 mins 27 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer discusses taking ownership of our negative thoughts and friends and filling our lives with positivity in our thoughts, actions, and the people around us.  
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  • Mindfulness and Being Truthful | Episode 31

    February 2nd, 2016  |  15 mins 12 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer discusses being truthful and why it is important, the visual masks we wear, our concepts of speaking the truth and perception of lies and speaking form our heart.From this episode: Natalie Edwards -...

  • Mental Finger Trap | Episode 30

    January 26th, 2016  |  15 mins 7 secs

    Jim Eellermeyer discusses why we continue to do things that do not work including the coping mechanisms, the illusion of control we present ourselves with, the male and other stereo types represented on television that teach us not to emote, how we...

  • Emotional Quicksand | Episode 29

    January 19th, 2016  |  10 mins 36 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer discusses a concept from Gestalt theory and How to survive emotional quicksand as we try not to fall into the trap of looking at who we are not rather than accepting who we are.
     
     
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  • My Beginning With Mindfulness | Episode 28

    January 12th, 2016  |  4 mins 13 secs

    This week, we read a blog post where a student describes her venture into mindfulness in the first 6 weeks and how it changed her life. 
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