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

  • 12 Steps Part 3: Cleaning Your Emotional Fridge | Episode 154

    August 14th, 2018  |  17 mins 45 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer takes us through the next 3 steps of the 12 Step Program where we discuss cleaning out our emotions and our lives, making lists of resentments, fears, and of sex, how resentments and fears lead to anxiety, how it’s our secrets that keep us sick, putting things off, and giving apologies regardless of reaction.

  • Energy of our Lives with Joyce Crock | Episode 153

    August 1st, 2018  |  19 mins 13 secs
    connection, pagan, religion, voodoo, wicca, witches

    Jim Ellermeyer continues his conversation Joyce Crock of Sparkledragon’s Magical Emporium about how one actually practices witchcraft, the meanings of stones, energy flow. We talk about her family’s history with the spiritual that sparked her interest, the misconceptions of darkness, energy in our lives, fear leading to reality, and tips for someone to help little bits of their lives.

  • What is a Witch With Joyce Crock | Episode 152

    July 31st, 2018  |  15 mins 50 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by Joyce Crock of Sparkledragon’s Magical Emporium to discuss the concept of witches and the misconceptions with the Pagan practice, connection with the earth, healing, the poisoning of the earth, the differences between Wicca, Paganism, Voodoo, the rule of 3s, oaths to harm none and the energy coming back to you, connecting with those around us, the affirmations, and the relation to Jesus and profits.

  • The Music | Fishing Without Bait 151

    July 24th, 2018  |  11 mins 48 secs

    This week we revisit our talented friends that have joined us in past episodes as we feature Jasmine Tate "Coming Alive" , Sheena Carroll: "Knots In My Hair", and Liss Victory "Kodachrome Heart".

  • Jason Marcieski on Mindflow | Episode 150

    July 17th, 2018  |  16 mins 28 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined this week by Jason Marcieski of Mindflow in Murrysville, PA to discuss his transformation in life to where he is with Mindflow now as a practice.  He discusses some of the philosophies and techniques at the facility and how that has helped him with his own life. 

  • Jason Marcieski on Mindflow | Episode 149

    July 10th, 2018  |  15 mins 50 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined this week by Jason Marcieski of Mindflow in Murrysville, PA to discuss his life attempting to become a director in Los Angeles, his years as a financial services career before suffering from a rare muscular disease, starting to meditate that started to turn around his thinking. 

  • Risks and Kindness with James Buckley | Episode 148

    July 3rd, 2018  |  15 mins 23 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by an old friend in musician James Buckley with more stories of working together in a holistic mental health facility,  taking risks, accepting compliments, random acts of kindness, and more! 

  • The Sum of Life with James Buckley | Episode 147

    June 26th, 2018  |  16 mins 8 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by an old friend in musician James Buckley to discuss their history working together in a holistic mental health facility, being the sum of their experiences, creativity, action, and more!

  • James Buckley on Sing To Stop Domestic Violence | Episode 146

    June 19th, 2018  |  16 mins 29 secs
    #fear #domesticviolence #womensshelters

    Jim Ellermeyer continues his discussion with musician James Buckley about his involvement with the Sing To Stop Domestic Violence event. In this part, they talk about the steps towards getting our of an abusive situation and make the best decisions for their situation, understanding how people feel in these situations, some of the great organizations he works with for the event, and what to expect from the event.

  • James Buckley Discusses Domestic Violence | Episode 145

    June 12th, 2018  |  16 mins
    dialectic behavior therapy, domestic violence, fear

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by an old friend in musician James Buckley about his involvement with the Sing To Stop Domestic Violence event. We discuss the what leads to these situations, from the fear to the connections, the power of the offender, how the event reaches out to try to help, justifying abuse, the stories and more. 

  • 12 Steps Part 2: Taking Moral Inventory and Resentments | Episode 144

    June 5th, 2018  |  21 mins 57 secs
    12 step, inventory, mindfulness, resentment

    Jim Ellermeyer takes us through the next 3 steps of the 12 Step Program including taking a moral inventory of your life, your resentments, being selfish or dishonest in an emotional relationship with another, working with a trusted person, and more! 

  • 12 Steps Part 1: Admission and the Higher Power | Fishing Without Bait 143

    May 29th, 2018  |  19 mins 40 secs
    12 step, addiction, atheism, fear, mindfulness

    Jim Ellermeyer takes us through the first 3 steps of the 12 Step Program from admitting your powerlessness over your addiction and identifying that with your authentic self, believing in a higher power and converting that into faith, and deciding to turn your life over to this higher power, and paying attention on purpose.

  • Bipolar Disorder Tilt A Whirl with Chris Whitlatch | Episode 142

    May 22nd, 2018  |  11 mins 7 secs

    Christopher Whitlatch concludes his discussion about dealing with bipolar disorder with Jim Ellermeyer with a discussion on listening, how his experience feels like a Tilt a Whirl, the symptoms to look for and how to start moving in the direction for treatment.

  • Getting Help for Bipolar Disorder with Chris Whitlatch | Episode 141

    May 15th, 2018  |  14 mins 59 secs

    Christopher Whitlatch continues his discussion about dealing with bipolar disorder with Jim Ellermeyer including having the strength to accept help, the importance of having his partner in sessions from time to time and understanding what it is and what it isn’t when people think about mental illness.   

  • Talking about Bipolar Disorder with Chris Whitlatch | Episode 140

    May 8th, 2018  |  22 mins 22 secs

    Christopher Whitlatch joins Jim Ellermeyer to discuss his decision to discuss his experiences with bipolar disorder as part of ConCamo at a story telling event. Chris discusses getting the bravery to talk about it with his professional background, initially seeking treatment, what the disease feels like and “chasing the tiger” and more. 

  • Getting Some Ink with LP at the Velvet Tail Tattoo | Episode 139

    May 1st, 2018  |  19 mins 40 secs
    dreams, mindfulness, self concept, tattoo, velvet tail tattoo

    Jim Ellermeyer is on location getting a new tattoo of our Podcast logo at the Velvet Tail Tattoo with Lindsey “LP” Potter.  Jim talks with us about the meaning behind that logo,and LP chats with us about relationships and how she handles those that  may be making a wise mind decision.