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Your Life Lived Well

25 EpisodesProduced by Dr. Kevin J. PayneWebsite

Using behavioral science to live better with chronic illness.

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Stigma, Acceptance & Mental Illness

July 21st, 2021

46:23

Why do we have such a difficult time accepting the reality of mental illness? In this episode, we’ll talk about the reasons why many are …

Relax!!!

July 14th, 2021

45:01

Everyone thinks they should relax more, but we can’t make ourselves relax. It doesn’t work that way. Here’s why relaxation is important, what’s …

"You Don't Look Sick"

July 7th, 2021

50:58

96% of us with lasting health conditions are largely or completely “invisible.” We don’t have any external signals that remind others of the battles we are fighting inside. That’s confusing to others and they don’t …

Pain isn't What You Think

June 17th, 2021

54:24

Pain is sending you a message, but we tend to misinterpret what it’s trying to tell us. Our pain systems also get confused and overwrought. Chronic …

Stress isn't What You Think

June 2nd, 2021

51:57

Stress is a part of life. Sometimes, it’s even a good part of life. It’s always there, so we must learn better strategies to cope. In this episode, …

Fear isn't What You Think

May 27th, 2021

50:07

Fear is part of being human. We’ve all experienced it — whether we admit it or not. But for such a common experience, we misunderstand it far more than we realize. This episode is a deep dive into what fear really is …

Burnout & Compassion Fatigue

May 19th, 2021

46:13

“Burnout” is rampant in the healthcare and caregiving professions. “Compassion fatigue” strikes even the most devoted loved ones and caregivers. These can leave us feeling angry, guilty, confused…or just empty. But they …

Finding Hope when Hopeless

May 12th, 2021

50:23

Staying hopeful is a real challenge with chronic illness — for those diagnosed and for their closest loved ones. In this episode, I invite you into a …

Be Kinder to Yourself

May 5th, 2021

55:10

Most of us aren’t very kind to ourselves, but we need to be. This episode dives into what it really means to be kind to yourself, as opposed to just occasionally “nice.” Along the way, we understand what self-esteem and …

A Good Night's Sleep

April 29th, 2021

58:56

We all need better sleep. Better sleep is a necessary key to a better life. But good sleep seems to be in short supply. In this episode we talk about why so many of us sleep so poorly, and we suggest the most important …

Move It!

April 21st, 2021

52:57

We know we’re supposed to exercise. So why is it so hard? What should we do? Why should I care, especially when I already have a chronic health …

Meditation…YES!

April 14th, 2021

54:02

In this second episode on meditation, we discuss research supporting its benefits (and its limitations). Dr. Payne also introduces you to several …

Look on the Bright Side!

April 7th, 2021

52:10

There’s a lot about life with a chronic health condition that rightly gets us down. When we’re feeling bad, those around us often resort to advising that we need to “look on the bright side” — as if that were the actual …

Good Grief!

March 31st, 2021

47:57

Grief is not what we expect. It’s messy. It doesn’t follow a neat path. And it’s not always neatly resolved. Yet loss is a necessary part of living — …

Meditation…Really?

March 24th, 2021

53:24

Meditation isn’t what you probably think it is. We dive in to meditation as exercise for the parts of our mind we want to be strong, a way to become …

Joe Mays on Football, Health & Life

March 17th, 2021

53:42

I’m happy to welcome Joe Mays, former NFL player (and Kansas City Chief) and co-owner of Kansas City’s Laya Center, a holistic wellness spa. We share …

Help! I was just diagnosed!

March 13th, 2021

51:59

You, or someone you love, has just been diagnosed with a life changing — maybe life threatening — medical condition. It’s big. It’s scary. It’s overwhelming. And life won’t be the same. Here’s how not to lose yourself …

“How You Doin’?”

March 3rd, 2021

40:33

It’s an innocent little question, and maybe the most difficult one we face with a chronic illness. We’ll unpack the minefield of, “how are you …

Masculinity, Marijuana & Veteran’s Health with Jason Dye, LSCSW

February 25th, 2021

55:41

Join us for a wide-ranging conversation with veteran and VA Social Worker, Jason Dye. How to encourage veterans to get help. Handling Post Traumatic Distress and supporting your loved one’s battle with PTSD. Better …

A Perfectly Good Airplane

February 17th, 2021

49:45

Why does a guy with multiple sclerosis jump from a perfectly good plane…a lot? Probably not why you think. It’s about fear and dreams. In this …

Fear, Family & Chronic Illness with Dr. April Seifert

February 10th, 2021

1:02:35

Dr. April Seifert is a social cognitive psychologist, data scientist, entrepreneur, wife, mother, thriving with MS — and skydiver. She is the …

COVID-19 is a Global Chronic Illness

February 3rd, 2021

54:08

The rest of the world has learned what life with a longterm health condition is like. We dive into why we're not handling this well, what this means for the next few months, and how you can use it to educate those …

New Year, New You, No Way

January 14th, 2021

50:40

It’s that time of year when we all want to turn over a new leaf and change for the better. It’s also that time when we set ourselves up for crushing …

Chronic Illness, Fear & COVID-19

March 18th, 2020

1:03:22

In a special episode, we'll talk about living well through the COVID-19 outbreak with an already existing medical condition. Here are the medical, emotional, social, and practical tips you need. And share your questions …

Who am I?

May 9th, 2019

49:38

Chronic illness changes our identity. Sometimes we feel like we’re losing ourselves, but we don’t have to.

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