what sid thinks podcast

philosophy, health, wellness, politics

WST 156: ABD (Always Be Doing)

Always Be Doing. Embodying a mindset of action, of being an active participant in your life. Most of the time in control of what you want to do and not do. THIS liberates us from the rut, from the “should cloud” (read my book, Six Truths for more on this).

Read More »
philosophy, health, wellness, politics

WST 155: At All Other Times

We tend to focus on our mistakes. Give them too much weight and beat ourselves up over them. But…what if we use them, learn from them, and ALSO give ourselves credit for how we’re doing at all other times? And, learn about AMERICA’S WAFFLE. Throw me a few bucks on

Read More »
philosophy, health, wellness, politics

WST 154: The Fear of Fear

The final installment of my unplanned three-part series on fear. Oh, how much stress we pile on ourselves to avoid stress, but ALSO, how often we live in fear of what we are afraid of, and how far we go and can go to avoid everything that scares us. If

Read More »
philosophy, health, wellness, politics

WST 153: The Fear of Change

Change can be scary. But rigidity, monotony, and militancy are worse. The modern world makes it way too easy to fall into an unchanging, unexciting life. Often, a little intentional ‘change-up’ is what we need to break out and break free. If you want to throw me a few bucks

Read More »
philosophy, health, wellness, politics

WST 152: The Fear of Politics

Don’t discuss politics or religion? Apples and oranges – one is absolutely worth discussing, the other, no need. Also, an update on my cholesterol, peanut butter and jelly, and making amends for my cargo pants insult. If you want to throw me a few bucks on Patreon. Join my Small

Read More »
philosophy, health, wellness, politics

WST 151: The Throughlines

Everything we DON’T have in common is brought to and kept at the surface of our lives. It’s what we focus on, read about, hear about, are subsumed with. But, oh, the profound throughlines that would connect us if we could just take time to notice them. If you want

Read More »
philosophy, health, wellness, politics

WST 150: Multivariate

Episode 150! So much fanfare, so exciting. But alas. Let’s talk about my ultramarathon, how a strong baseline of fitness and health is multivariate. Also, my new career in “Nutritional Comedy.” Become a Patreoner Join my Small Steppers 12-week program (learn Awareness Based Habit Change!) Want to talk to me

Read More »
philosophy, health, wellness, politics

WST 149: Exist Outside

What we do for ourselves that exists outside of our relationships carries immense power in our lives. What do you have and do that is ONLY yours? Also, Tibetan Monks, Will Smith’s slap, Cabbage, and other obvious things. Become a Patreoner Join my Small Steppers 12-week program (learn Awareness Based

Read More »
philosophy, health, wellness, politics

WST 148: Grin and Bare it

A mindset discussion. A milkshake discussion. All with a dash of tuberculosis sprinkled on top. Not my fault you hit play on this episode. Become a Patreoner Join my Small Steppers 12-week program (and learn Awareness Based Habit Change!) My new book! Six Truths: Live by these truths and be

Read More »
philosophy, health, wellness, politics

WST 147: Normal but not NORMAL

In the health and happiness arena, normal for society can be at odds with normal for humanity. When you’re ready to do the hard work of living a healthy and happy life, prepare to be seen as abnormal. Good news: abnormal often wins the day. Become a Patreoner Join my

Read More »

search blog & recipes

order my new book!

booking

To book Sid Garza-Hillman for radio, television, speaking engagements & classes, please call 707.972.5028 or e-mail [email protected]

publicity

Tyson Cornell, Rare Bird Lit 213.623.1773