WST 164: Ride on the Over Train

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

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

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

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

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

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 092: I am, therefore I think

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

I pull a little switcheroo on “I think, therefore I am” because it’s the right thing to do. I then follow that up with a little diatribe on the phrase “cooler heads prevail.” But fret not. I remember to discuss Liam Hemsworth’s kidney stones. Support me (please): Patreon Find me: sidgarzahillman.com SmallSteppers.com stanfordinn.com (resort) Podcast […]

WST 091: You Can’t Count On Me

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

Jiminy Christmas with the counting and calculating. Is it necessary for optimum fitness and health? Do we really need to measure and quantify everything? Support me: Patreon Find me: sidgarzahillman.com SmallSteppers.com stanfordinn.com (resort) My NPR Tiny Desk Audition Podcast Music:iTunes | Limited Edition, hand-letterpressed CD! See me live:Dates are changing due to the pandemic. Sign […]

WST 087: One Thing Marketing

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

Daily Podcasting: Day 8. Beware of anyone selling you the ‘one thing’ that will make you healthier and/or happier, or the ‘one thing’ to be afraid of. Beware of One Thing Marketing. Support me: Patreon Find me: sidgarzahillman.com SmallSteppers.com stanfordinn.com (resort) Health Made Simple Podcast Music:iTunes | Limited Edition, hand-letterpressed CD! See me live:Oakland Veg […]

WST 077: Speak Loudly and Carry a Small Stick

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

Confidence, at least on the internet, abounds. But the real stuff? Different story altogether. And yet, real confidence is essential on the road to health and happiness. Support me on Patreon SmallSteppers.com Health Made Simple Vimeo Channel sidgarzahillman.com stanfordinn.com (eco-resort) SID HILLMAN QUARTET MUSICiTunes | Limited Edition, hand-letterpressed CD! Buy My Stuff:MerchBooks See me live: […]

WST 075: The Final Word on the “Paleo” Diet.

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

I was “Paleo’d” twice this week. I figured it was a sign that I needed to weigh in. This episode is the final word on the “Paleo” diet. What? Oh yes it most certainly is. Support me on Patreon SmallSteppers.com (Winter 2020 session starts Feb. 2!–Enter the code “SmallStepsWinter” for 35% off — offer ends […]