Fishing 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.
Am I Alive Check In | Episode 12
September 22nd, 2015 | 14 mins 27 secs
Jim Ellermeyer starts with a check in on seeing if we are actually alive. How are we losing touch with our senses, and the details and life around them.
Challenge: Sit in absolute silence for 15 minutes a day.
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Nonjudgmental Mind | Episode 11
September 15th, 2015 | 12 mins 55 secs
This is a first part of an on going discussion about having a non-judgemental mind. How do we decipher between the judgements and evaluations in our life that are helpful and those that hinder our growth and decision making?
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Desperation and Anxiety as Positive Forces | Episode 10
September 8th, 2015 | 15 mins 43 secs
Jim Ellermeyer discusses the ability to use our fear and desperation to better yourself. What is “Optimal Anxiety” and how do we push past the fear to turn it into a driving force?
Challenge: Next time you're in an elevator, strike...
Conceptualizing a Comfort Zone and Limiting Potential | Episode 9
September 1st, 2015 | 12 mins 49 secs
Jim Ellermeyer discusses focusing on the "dirty diapers" of the world, limiting your life by putting it in a box, missing experiences and growth, and staying with relationships and environments not good for you.
Take The Brain of Cruise Control | Episode 8
August 27th, 2015 | 13 mins 57 secs
Jim Ellermeyer discusses separating our brain from our mind. How do we learn to take our minds off autopilot? How do we remove judgements from our thinking?
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How Our Brain Works | Episode 7
August 18th, 2015 | 18 mins 27 secs
James Ellerymeyer discusses how your brain works, how it learns and adapts, what powers it, the mind-body connection, and how high emotion solidifies learning.
Activity: Write a sentence with your non dominant hand…in...
Dropping the Rock | Episode 6
August 11th, 2015 | 16 mins 17 secs
Jim Ellermeyer discusses “Dropping the Rock”. What happens when we let go of our past and anxieties that hold us back? We discuss dealing with our fears, anxieties, sexual dishonesty, and more.
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Beginner's Mind | Episode 5
August 4th, 2015 | 23 mins 54 secs
Jim Ellermeyer discusses the Beginner’s Mind, a concept stemming from zen buddhism, taking one step at a time in our day to day life
Listen to Yourself | Episode 4
July 21st, 2015 | 21 mins 34 secs
Jim Ellermeyer discusses listening. Not just how much we listen to others, but listening to ourselves.
Time as Currency | Episode 3
July 14th, 2015 | 20 mins 19 secs
Jim Ellermeyer discusses being mindful of time as currency, and choice and choosing as the how we spend it. Our producer Michael Sorg also shares some feedback as he applies concepts from the first episodes in his own day to day life.
Human Being vs Human Doing | Episode 2
July 7th, 2015 | 15 mins 16 secs
James Ellermeyer explores more into the idea of our lives as Human Beings versus ending up being Humans Doing. How do we move our minds from thinking we have to do something and deciding to do the things we need to from day to day. Episode 2 Human Being vs Human Doing
Welcome to Fishing Without Bait | Episode 1
June 23rd, 2015 | 15 mins 59 secs
In this introductory episode, Jim Ellermeyer shares some of the principles in our practice including a Human Being vs Human Doing, knowing how to analyze a situation in your life, how we all time travel in our minds and how we can live in right now.