The Stories We Tell

We are made up of our memories and the stories we tell about both ourselves and our experiences in the world. When it comes to personal growth and evolution, I believe it is crucial to take a close look at these stories and be as honest as possible in our assessment of them. Here’s why: […]

WST 137: Breaking Good

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

Breaking Good? My sincere effort to relate Breaking Bad to the goal of this podcast. A lofty goal, I might add. The tough work of changing the way you live. For good. Featured in this episode: Art Metrano Video My top 5 favorite fiction works that are secretly philosophy books! My new book! Six Truths: […]

WST 136: The Feeling Question

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

Can we automatically trust our feelings? Spoiler alert: no. But we can learn from them. Also, I sing the praises of Keto Magazine and my new very, very cold tub. My new book! Six Truths: Live by these truths and be happy. Don’t and you won’t SMALL STEP INTENSIVE (schedule a FREE discovery zoom call) […]

WST 135: Gone is the Cowboy

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

The traditional ‘cowboy’ ethic is disappearing. Honor, dignity, acting on principle. Ideally when we make a mistake and are called on it, we’d fix it. Simple, clean. Now, though, we stand our ground even when we’re wrong. It ain’t pretty. My new book! Six Truths: Live by these truths and be happy. Don’t and you […]

WST 134: The Lines We Draw

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

We have all drawn lines. Lines we don’t cross. The questions are: where are the lines, are we aware of them, and do they need to move so that we can become healthier and happier. Kareem has thoughts on this too. Article by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Podcast Appearances: The Power of Investing In People Build 2 […]

WST 133: Addiction is stronger than compassion

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

Just what the title says. Addiction is stronger than compassion. You might want to care for others but if you don’t fix your ‘stuff’ you may not be able to. I also rail on the stupid government dietary ‘plate.’ Buy my new book! Six Truths: Live by these truths and be happy. Don’t and you […]

Put You in Your Place

If you know me, you know I don’t go in for the woo woo. It’s not that I don’t think there’s the possibility of magic, the supernatural and what not. It’s that I simply don’t care. As in, it makes no difference to me one way or the other. So, with that said, this post […]

WST 104: Slick Rick and the Stretch

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

Stretching ourselves, in our lives, can be a frightening prospect. And yet…exactly what is necessary to continue growing and evolving. Playing it safe just doesn’t work out well in the modern world. Please support my work: Patreon Find me: SmallSteppers.com – SMALL STEPPERS 2.0 is launching soon…GET YOUR NAME ON THE EARLY BIRD LIST NOW […]

WST 103: A Life by Choice

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

What percentage of your actions are actual choices vs. built-in routines reactions? How does the amount of choice in your life affect your health and happiness? Also a disturbing Cardi B experience. Please support my work: Patreon Find me: SmallSteppers.com – SMALL STEPPERS 2.0 is launching soon…GET YOUR NAME ON THE EARLY BIRD LIST NOW […]

The 100th Came and Went

This post is about laurels. Specifically, whether it’s worth resting on them or not. Incidentally, for this post I (very) briefly checked into the etymology of the phrase “resting on your laurels.” Something about a crown made from laurels given to victorious athletes. Per usual, the Greeks started it and the Romans stole it from […]