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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  • Introducing Liss Victory | Episode 107

    September 19th, 2017  |  16 mins 30 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined this week by singer songwriter Liss Victory to discuss the song in your heart, struggles with poverty, awakening to social justice, her experiences while with protestors during the Presidential Inauguration and coming to some of her mantras of #choosebravery #chooselove  #choosepeace and the weight of words in part 1 of a 3 episode discussion.  

  • Your Declaration of Independence | Episode 106

    September 12th, 2017  |  11 mins 1 sec

    Jim Ellermeyer is inspired by a recent trip through Philadelphia and Boston and writing your personal Declaration of Independence in your life.  

  • Fishing Without Bait 105: Sufism

    September 5th, 2017  |  10 mins 5 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer dives into another sufism and breaks down The Way of Illumination (The Sufi Teachings of Hazrat Inayat Khan). 

  • Bravery | Episode 104

    August 29th, 2017  |  20 mins 22 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by a young lady discussing her battle with fear and finding her true self.  She discusses how she had spent life paralyzed with fear and connecting with the inner child that was holding her back.

  • A Very Authentic Group | Episode 103

    August 22nd, 2017  |  17 mins 4 secs

    Robin, Stephanie, and Taylor join Jim Ellermeyer to discuss Authentic self, relationships, vulnerability, being good to yourself, and more!  A part of our 100 Episode Celebration Party!   Subscribe to our Podcast...

  • Authentic Self | Episode 102

    August 15th, 2017  |  16 mins 41 secs

    Laura and Samantha join Jim Ellermeyer to discuss how Full Impact Mindfulness and their authentic self and determining their identity.  How important is it to be involved in the plan and action?  Self esteem in young women.  Laura...

  • Celebrating 100 Episodes! | Episode 101

    August 8th, 2017  |  12 mins 45 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by producers Mike and Missy Sorg to discuss the inception of Fishing Without Bait.   

  • Laura’s Reset Button | Episode 100

    August 1st, 2017  |  11 mins 58 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer continues his discussion with  massage therapist Laura Pickens where she talks about her own daily “reset button”, setting your boundaries and priorities are, finding a tribe of people that will be there for you and some of the...

  • Unblocking Chakras | Episode 99

    July 25th, 2017  |  13 mins 48 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer continues his discussion with  massage therapist Laura Pickens.  They discuss starting with good eating and exercise before building to the emotional side of what makes you happy.  They discuss how young females lose...

  • Meeting Laura Pickens | Episode 98

    July 18th, 2017  |  13 mins 55 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined by massage therapist Laura Pickens to discuss her philosophy of helping people becoming “unstuck” and the stresses stored in your muscles.  Why we need to take care of ourselves first and how to change that thinking...

  • Super Hero Team Ups | Episode 97

    July 11th, 2017  |  14 mins 57 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined this week with special guest Will Rutherford of Sawtooth Willie and the Panel Riot Podcast for part 2 of their conversation about interpretations, our own super powers and the super her team ups we can have, the struggle of...

  • “Groovy” and Other Repackaged Words| Episode 96

    July 4th, 2017  |  15 mins 59 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer is joined this week with special guest Will Rutherford of Sawtooth Willie and the Panel Riot Podcast to discuss the idea of “repackaging” concepts, old words, old concepts, and more to feel fresh and new again.   Subscribe to...

  • Ships Passing | Episode 95

    June 27th, 2017  |  12 mins 33 secs

    How busy are you?  Jim Ellermeyer discusses our "business" and decluttering our lives.  Separate between your wants and your needs. Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Music, TuneIn or look for it on...

  • Will You Please Grow Up! | Episode 94

    June 20th, 2017  |  13 mins 9 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer discusses occupying your mind using your intellect and skills from Fishing Without Bait to determine what you can make out of your situation.   THIS IS THE END TO BOREDOM!  Subscribe to our Podcast...

  • Profiling | Episode 93

    June 13th, 2017  |  11 mins 8 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer discusses the need to show what you have to offer when we are looking to get hired or looking for a date online.  But should we be asking what they can do for us?   Subscribe to our Podcast...

  • Powerful Magic Words | Episode 92

    June 6th, 2017  |  10 mins 51 secs

    Jim Ellermeyer discusses dealing with our “old brain” that adds worry to our day to day lives as well as speaking the words so you can hear them and become self aware.  The power of words!  I am  I choose I will Subscribe to our...