WST 167: Always the Easy Way Out

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

The forbidden menopause conversation, egg alternatives, “ultra” processed foods, school lunches, and “mom” v “My mom.” It’s all here. Menopause Article Ultraprocessed Food Article USDA/School Meals Article BECOME a Patreoner My stress management and habit change courses (includes nutrition, breath work and more!): SMALL STEP INTENSIVE (12-week private coaching program) SMALL STEPPERS (12-week online program) […]

WST 166: Passion and Miscellany

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The role of passion in our lives – how to find it, use it, and what it can do for virtually everything else we do. I also use the word “zeitgeist” in this episode, so, I mean, right? Mr. Fancy Pants. BECOME a Patreoner My stress management and habit change courses (includes nutrition, breath work […]

WST 165: Title is Forthcoming

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Kinda about resolutions, kinda about a weed-inspired smile, kinda about self-care, kinda about my new book and new publisher. Kinda about thanks for listening to this show and hope you have an awesome 2023. BECOME a Patreoner My stress management and habit change courses (includes nutrition, breath work and more!): SMALL STEP INTENSIVE (12-week private […]

WST 164: Ride on the Over Train

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Data gathering and micromanagement. Both are often put into place the moment we decide to either train for something or improve our health/fitness. For most people, however, this level of attention is not only unnecessary, it’s too stressful. BECOME a Patreoner My stress management and habit change courses (includes, nutrition, breath work and more!): SMALL […]

WST 163: FIGHT or FIGHT

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Bad things happen. But how do we respond when they do? Do we retreat or do we fight, and what happens when we realize we really don’t have a choice in the matter? Also, Taylor Swift and I BOTH broke the internet. BECOME a Patreoner My stress management and habit change courses (includes, nutrition, breath […]

WST 162: Shock Therapy

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Having something fear-inducing floating in our future, the periodic thought of which shocks us into awareness, helps us stay engaged and never numb. Also, given the choice of solving world hunger or buying twitter, I say Twitter all the way. Throw me a few bucks on Patreon. Small Steppers 12-week program – my ground-breaking stress […]

WST 161: The Conflict of Potential

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

That we can do better than we’re doing creates a conflict. Fact is, we’re not bad, we’re not too old, we do have time. How to resolve this conflict? How to avoid living with the knowledge that we can and want to do better. Also, FODMAP diets? Seriously? Coffee Study Article Throw me a few […]

WST 160: The Puberty Predicament

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

What is normal for our species is often abnormal for society. This can be stress inducing – eating, moving, maturing in “species normal” ways presents as very different from “society normal” ways. Oh, and chess is NEVER horrifying. Throw me a few bucks on Patreon. Small Steppers 12-week program – my ground-breaking stress management and […]

WST 159: Fat Suit

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

Art, acting, writing, Brendan Fraser’s comeback drama, the state of our current education system, and…Slimming World–the UK’s answer to weight watchers. Listen in, it’s gonna be ‘SYNful.’ Oh, and I have a new rap name. Throw me a few bucks on Patreon. Small Steppers 12-week program – my ground-breaking stress management and habit change course: […]

WST 158: Brutal

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

Letting go. Doing what’s best for someone else that is simultaneously the best for you? It can be brutal and right at the same time. Plus, the great scissor power grab, and an absolute mind-blowing discovery about coffee drinkers. Buckle in. Article referenced in this episode Throw me a few bucks on Patreon. USE CODE […]