Let's be honest, being uncomfortable while paddling is the worst. Make sure you have a connection with your boat, it's important to get a good feel.
Outfitting properly will strengthen your connection to the boat and water.
Wild Wasser Float Bags
IR LoungeBand Backband
Reggie Backband - Immersion Research
Reggie Forward-Adjust Backband - Immersion Research
Kayak Beam Bag
Coastal Navigation Lights
Salamander Bilge Pump