Your Life Lived Well

--- Dr. Kevin J. Payne ---

Using behavioral science to live better with chronic illness.

Brought to you by Dr. Kevin J. Payne of Your Life Lived Well

Latest Episodes…

  1. Move It!

    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 condition? How can we get started and keep going? We’ll answer these questions and more as we talk about how to get ...

    04/21/2021

  2. Meditation…YES!

    In this second episode on meditation, we discuss research supporting its benefits (and its limitations). Dr. Payne also introduces you to several kinds of meditation that can be useful for improving quality of life with chronic illness. And we discuss tools and communities that can help you with your journey. ...

    04/14/2021

  3. Look on the Bright Side!

    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 problem. However, our mindset does have a huge ...

    04/07/2021

  4. Good Grief!

    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 — and it’s something that a life touched by chronic illness must navigate. Here’s a better way to think about grief and ...

    03/31/2021

  5. Meditation…Really?

    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 more aware and forgiving of ourselves, and an indispensable tools for improving your quality of life when faced by the ...

    03/24/2021