LiveFree with T1D

LiveFree with T1D

Hosted by: Mark Heyman

Welcome to the LiveFree with T1D Podcast where we coach you to build your T1D stress-management plan like a sailboat. You are the captain. The hull is your diabetes knowledge and management. The sails are your...

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#182: Why Avoiding T1D Never Works

With your mental health with T1D, avoidance doesn't work. In fact, when you avoid our negative emotions, it keeps you stuck in these emotions and you get the exact opposite results that you were hoping for.  n this...
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#181: The Path to Mental Health with T1D is Never Straight

You are going to have setbacks in your mental health journey with T1D. As much as I wish that you won’t, the path to emotional health is never a straight line. Expect there to be bumps along the road. The issue isn’t...
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#180: How to Break Free from Your Blood Sugar Prison

Most of the folks I talk to feel like a prisoner of their blood sugars. They feel their glucose numbers dictate what they can and can't do, and they tell me they feel trapped—and like there's nothing they can do about...
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#179: How to Stop Over-treating Your Lows

Raise your hand if you ever over-treat your low blood sugars! 🙋‍♂️ If you tell me that you don’t, you either have a tremendous amount of self-control, or you’re lying! Your brain is telling your body “I need food or...
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#178: Your T1D-Related Emotions are NOT Facts

Your emotions about T1D play a important role in your life, but here’s a surprising revelation… Their role is NOT to tell you facts. 😮 Emotions are designed to keep you safe, even if it means believing things that...
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#177: Cultivating a Growth Mindset with T1D

Life with T1D can be demanding, testing our patience and resilience in ways that many others might not fully understand. It's a journey filled with ups and downs, and it's easy to focus on the challenges. However, I...
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#176: Unlocking Your Motivation for T1D Management

How motivated are you to manage your blood sugars? I'm sure you know that motivation is a tricky thing. It isn't possible to just snap your fingers and have motivation appear out of thin air. And even if you feel...
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#175: T1D + Mental Health Intentions for 2024

Instead of setting “resolutions” for 2024, I decided to set T1D + mental health intentions for myself — and I want to encourage you to do the same thing for yourself. We all want to be more free and flexible in our...
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#174: Manage Your Emotions Around Lows with Confidence

Low blood sugar sucks for many reasons. Of course, it makes your body feel pretty awful, but it also brings up some really uncomfortable emotions. The other day, I was talking to someone about low blood sugar, and a...
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#173: Tips for Tolerating with Uncomfortable Physical Sensations Around Low Blood Sugar

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#172: Learn to Tackle Uncomfortable Thoughts with T1D

Learning to sit with discomfort is a skill that can be learned, and over the next couple of weeks on ths podcast, I'm going to teach you how. I'll start by sharing a simple, five-word trick to help you deal with...
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#171: When to Pay Special Attention to Your Mental Health with T1D

Being aware of when it's particularly important to be mindful of your emotional health can empower you to act proactively. Here are three key times when you should pay special attention to your emotions and...
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