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

  • Relationships that Enhance You with Joanna Lowe | Episode 213

    October 15th, 2019  |  20 mins 8 secs
    mindfulness, relationships, self worth, toxic relationships

    Jim Ellermeyer chats with the returning singer/actress Joanna Lowe as they wrap their discussion about relationships by looking at how we view our own relationships, realizing incompatibilities, and meeting someone’s needs, her requirements for a best friend, who would later become a personal relationship, and more!

  • Emotions and Relationships with Joanna Lowe | Episode 212

    October 8th, 2019  |  18 mins 14 secs
    hurt, marriage, mindfulness, relationships, self worth

    Jim Ellermeyer chats with the returning singer/actress Joanna Lowe as she talks about templates and what we love in life, separating who people are from who they say they are, other people’s ideas of needing to be in a commitment, escaping “happily ever after”, what it means to be married, allowing the emotions to happen and let them heal you.

  • Adolescent Relationships with Joanna Lowe | Episode 211

    October 1st, 2019  |  17 mins 30 secs
    adolescence, emotions, relationships

    Jim Ellermeyer chats with the returning singer/actress Joanna Lowe as she talks about adolescents and feeling like one is being heard, feeling helpless to help someone through their emotional trauma, and persueing someone who does not value you.

  • Finding Your Tribe For You | Episode 210

    September 24th, 2019  |  19 mins 48 secs
    awkward, disassociated, find your tribe, individualism

    Jim Ellermeyer is talking about the feeling of belonging.  What is it that separates you from the crowd, and connecting with your group that accepts you, do no harm to other individuals, our template for people to be with us, and a case for individualism, and finding acceptance.

  • Looking in our Minds with Mindflow Meditation | Episode 209

    September 17th, 2019  |  18 mins 30 secs
    breathing, chaos, chatter, meditation apeiron meditation, mindfulness

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by Jason Marcieski of Mindflow Meditation to talk about looking into your mind and the importance of guided meditation for some to deal with their problems and more about what Mindflow Meditation does.

  • More than Mindfulness with Mindflow Meditation | Episode 208

    September 10th, 2019  |  18 mins 59 secs
    breathing, chaos, chatter, meditation apeiron meditation, mindfulness

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by Jason Marcieski of Mindflow Meditation to talk about how Manu need more than meditation as we know it, shutting down the chatter and disconnection in your head, creating an anchor, and embracing chaos in your life.  

  • Catching up with Mindflow Meditation | Episode 207

    September 3rd, 2019  |  22 mins 37 secs
    apeiron meditation, breathing, life change, mindflow meditation, mindfulness, pittsburgh, recovery

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by Jason Marcieski of Mindflow Meditation to talk about his journey here with his rare muscular disorder, going back to meditation in his life, the realization of living in “the swirl”, Apeiron meditation, and some of the philosophies that helped him in his life.

  • Joanna Lowe on Stepping Up | Episode 206

    August 27th, 2019  |  24 mins 35 secs
    giving yourself permission, i am statements, journaling, open mics, self validation

    Jim Ellermeyer chats with the returning singer/actress Joanna Lowe as she discusses expanding herself and the opportunities to attempt to get your art out and get comfortable with the concept and testing it out, journaling and giving yourself permission, building a foundation for motivation, her path for self validation, and more!

  • Joanna Lowe on Not Wasting | Episode 205

    August 19th, 2019  |  22 mins 21 secs
    art, joanna lowe, wasting time

    Jim Ellermeyer chats with the returning singer/actress Joanna Lowe as she discusses her progress in life, staying away from screens, not allowing jobs to steel her time and happiness, setting the bar for success and being terrified in doing the art she loves.

  • Life with Lyda | Episode 204

    August 13th, 2019  |  27 mins 30 secs
    borderline personality disorder, moods, terminal uniqueness

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by Lydia from the United Kingdom to talk about Borderline Personality Disorder, what happens with the diagnosis, mental healthcare in her country, an unsupportive family, making a cup of tea, and Jim explains further BPD

  • The Rules to Be With You | Episode 203

    August 6th, 2019  |  18 mins 7 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer is back to talk with us about what are the requirements for being with you, and how does that apply to dating and job interviews and the Basic Bill Human of Rights.

  • Down the Rabbit Hole | FLASHBACK Episode 36

    July 30th, 2019  |  12 mins 36 secs
    alice in wonderland, madhatter, mindfulness, white rabbit

    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...

  • Kintsugi Part 2: Episode 202

    July 23rd, 2019  |  13 mins 56 secs
    cleansing, kintsugi, throwing away

    Jim Ellermeyer is discussing the concept of Kintsugi - the art of precious scars. Look further at loneliness and those around us and the experiences that shape our lives, misfit toys, learning from our scars, and more.

  • Kintsugi Part 1 | Episode 201

    July 16th, 2019  |  13 mins 20 secs
    cleansing, kintsugi, throwing away

    Jim Ellermeyer is discussing the concept of Kintsugi - the art of precious scars.  We look at the day to day and putting our first foot forward in repairing ourselves, identifying what NOT to do, cleansing our minds, and loneliness. 

  • 12 Step Recovery and Behavioral Change Part 5 | Episode 200

    July 9th, 2019  |  17 mins 2 secs
    12 step program, alcoholics anonymous, behavioral change, fears, morals, religion, resentment, sex

    Jim Ellermeyer is back this week discussing 12 Step Recovery and how it can be used for Behavioral Change. We are discussing the Maintenance Steps starting with step 10 - continue to take personal inventory and admit when you are wrong.  Step 11 is continuing to be sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out. Step 12 is to have a spiritual awakening and being present and connected in life. 

  • 12 Step Recovery and Behavioral Change Part 4 | Fishing Without Bait 199

    July 2nd, 2019  |  12 mins 6 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer is back this week discussing 12 Step Recovery and how it can be used for Behavioral Change.  We start with step 6: being entirely prepared to have God remove your defects of character and Step 7: Letting them go.  We look at changing things today, and the humbling experience of changing how they live life, Step 8: making a list of those we’ve harmed, Step 9: making amends in the best way possible.