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

  • Buddha Stories | Fishing Without Bait 170

    December 4th, 2018  |  15 mins 52 secs
    buddha

    Jim Ellermeyer comes to us this week with a coming to us with a collection of stories from the Buddha. Stories about creating instead of destroying, giving to others, and a reminder that time is always moving and we are always changing.

  • Tattooed - “I Am” and “I Choose” | Fishing Without Bait 169

    November 27th, 2018  |  22 mins 56 secs
    allah, authentic self, christianity, hinduism, islam, judaism, recovery

    Jim Ellermeyer is here this week to talk about his new tattoos “I am” and “I choose” and the importance of those phrases and how we can trick out brain into positivity. Also, when we present quotes, and communicate the meaning to you behind them, being honest about how your day is, finding your authentic self.

  • Coming Out of Desperation with Joe Marchesani | Fishing Without Bait 168

    November 20th, 2018  |  22 mins
    desperation, homosexuality, jesus, recovery, spiritual

    Jim Ellermeyer continues his conversation with friend and yoga instructor Joe Marchesani about how he was covering his sexuality, learning to love, self compassion, working through his recovery, the gift of desperation, and his life today.

  • The Journey with Joe Marchesani | Fishing Without Bait 167

    November 13th, 2018  |  23 mins 5 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer continues his conversation with friend and yoga instructor Joe Marchesani about being heard, Mr Rogers, “I Am” statements, starting the journey to discover yourself and finding that other individual you can be safe with, being pulled from all of his safety zones at a young age, discovering the spirituality inside us, the power of going for a walk with another person, slowing down and living in the present moment, and more.

  • Discovering Yourself with Joe Marchesani | Fishing Without Bait 166

    November 6th, 2018  |  20 mins 29 secs
    agoraphobia, fear, individuality, self confidence

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by yoga instructor Joe Marchesani about his relationship with himself, his wanting to be better than other people, learning how to speak to yourself, the feeling of the need to be cared for, and more!

  • Finding Perspective | Fishing Without Bait 165

    October 30th, 2018  |  23 mins 37 secs
    alcohol, drinking, lyft, perspective, shallow hal, translation

    Jim Ellermeyer and his producer are talking about looking at perspective in your life. Producer Mike does this by talking with people when he drives them home on Lyft. We discuss learning to take advice, lessons from Jack Black’s Shallow Hal, and more!

  • Mindful Social Media | Fishing Without Bait 164

    October 23rd, 2018  |  16 mins 16 secs
    facebook, free speech, group think, hive mind, loneliness, social media

    Jim Ellermeyer continues to explore the Hivemind and the motivations behind it. Producer Michael Sorg talks about the positive side of Social Media and privacy, some big tips for protecting yourself online, determining what part of you is online, and how what you say relates to free speech.

  • Exploring the Hivemind | Fishing Without Bait 163

    October 16th, 2018  |  15 mins 59 secs
    1984, bully pulpit, group think, hive mind, reality distortion field, steve jobs

    Jim Ellermeyer is discussing the hive mind concept and how it applies to recent events, which dives into the positives and dangers of Social Media with producer Michael Sorg, and how to deal with the negativity, diving into the group think on the internet, the “reality distortion field” and more!

  • More Good Vibrations with Janelle Burdell | Fishing Without Bait 162

    October 9th, 2018  |  16 mins 54 secs
    buddhism, surfs up, vibrations

    Jim Ellermeyer and drummer Janelle Burdell continue their discussion about changing the frequencies in our lives and converting those into action, moving to what she’s doing now, zen drums, recording, making sounds, riding the wave of emotion, vibration and buddhism and more!

  • Rhytm and Vibrations with Janelle Burdell | Episode 161

    October 2nd, 2018  |  16 mins 54 secs
    artists, buddha, energy, hindu, loneliness, mac miller, rhythm

    Jim Ellermeyer and drummer Janelle Burdell continue their discussion about loneliness of our artists and those in these “social” technologies online, fixing the person instead of their environment, the importance of rhythm and vibrations to energy, and more!

  • Voice and Attention with Janelle Burdell | Episode 160

    September 25th, 2018  |  16 mins 43 secs
    active listening, connecting, drumming, grateful dead, janelle burdell, loneliness, musician, self identity, vibrations

    Jim Ellermeyer and drummer Janelle Burdell continue their discussion about getting familiar with your own voice, being heard, growing up as a drummer, getting out of the expectations set upon girls to not be loud, detaching from our cell phones and multitasking, active listening, not being heard, connecting to the light, and feeling so alone.

  • Being a Girl Drummer with Janelle Burdell | Episode 159

    September 18th, 2018  |  21 mins
    drumming, grateful dead, janelle burdell, mickey hart, musician, ramu, remo drums, self identity, vibrations

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by drummer Janelle Burdell to talk about her journey in drumming and discovering the healing properties of sound. She discusses working with Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart to develop his Ramu drums, working in San Francisco, being a woman working in drums starting at the age of 9 and self identity, and more!

  • Becoming a Singer with Nick Eiben | Episode 158

    September 11th, 2018  |  17 mins 36 secs
    confidence, music, nick eiben, ocd, songwriting

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by singer/songwriter Nick Eiben talk about things he wants to work on, awareness, discusses becoming a singer when he only intended to be a song writer and work in other bands, and we listen to track from his most recent music video “Roses”!

  • Bullying with Nick Eiben | Episode 157

    September 4th, 2018  |  14 mins 56 secs
    bullying, confidence, music, nick eiben, songwriting, stuttering

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by singer/songwriter Nick Eiben as he talks about overcoming the bullying over his stuttering condition, advise for those going through trying times in school, being a friend, using humor and we listen to track from his first music video “You Make Me Smile”.

  • Fishing Without Bait 156: Creating Music with Nick Eiben

    August 28th, 2018  |  22 mins 42 secs
    confidence, music, nick eiben, songwriting

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by singer/songwriter Nick Eiben to chat about about poetry and lyrics in context , embracing creativity, influences with Elvis, the joy of dancing, resonating music such as Metallica and Nirvana, going ahead and starting to learn to play to a Metallica song book and being your own cheerleader.

  • 12 Steps Part 4: Walking the Walk | Episode 155

    August 21st, 2018  |  17 mins 18 secs
    12 step, authentic self, buddha, wholistic wellness

    Jim Ellermeyer takes us through the next 3 steps of the 12 Step Program where we discuss taking an evaluation of our life, asking for the energy to carry out what must be done, sharing your experiences to keep yourself fresh, being consistent and walking the walk.