204: A Roadmap to Change and Living Your Best Life with Lee LaMee


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By Duane Osterlind, LMFT, Duane Osterlind, and LMFT. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Change is possible. There is hope. You just need a roadmap toward that change. On today's episode, Duane speaks with Lee LaMee, a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who has a lot of wisdom and experience in the field of change.

Lee talks about his book, The Theory & Practice of Well-Being: Your Comprehensive & Actionable Guide to the Good Life, which he has put together in a digestible, down-to-earth, pragmatic way so people can take action. He also shares his personal experience, having worked on both sides of this field – the medical side and the mental health side – and how that all came together to create a guide to help people live their best life.

With a background in various settings including oncology, psychiatry, Veterans Affairs, and medical-surgical nursing, Lee studied in Amsterdam before continuing his studies in the United Kingdom. He has worked as a registered nurse and is also a U.S. Air Force veteran. Lee is very passionate about human behavior and helping others improve their mental well-being.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • The correlation between illnesses and the mind-body connection
  • Two reasons people change
  • The 5A’s: the foundational concepts to forward your own sense of well being
  • The antidote to chronic guilt and shame
  • The role of spirituality and the invisible line in life
  • The triad of passivity, rigidity, and chaos

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The Theory & Practice of Well-Being: Your Comprehensive & Actionable Guide to the Good Life



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