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Mental Health

Stress and  COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Thankfully, it isn’t often that we hear about virus outbreaks on a global scale. But with all the talk lately about COVID-19 (commonly referred to as Coronavirus), many of us are finding ourselves increasingly stressed and worried—about our health, the economy, our paychecks or everyday activities that we generally wouldn’t…
Dr. Russ Morfitt
March 24, 2020
Mental Health

The Importance of Men Discussing Mental Health

June is Men’s Health Month and in recognition, Learn to Live would like to emphasize the importance of talking about mental well-being. In recent years, there’s been a lot of progress around the de-stigmatization of mental illness—however, a certain demographic still carries a heavy stigma behind mental health: Men. Let’s…
Dr. Russ Morfitt
June 10, 2019
Mental Health

The Power of Resiliency on the Mind and Body

We often think of health and wellness as being important for our physical well-being, but what about our mental well-being? The connection between the two—once thought to be the effect stress and anxiety have on sleep loss and muscle tension—has expanded dramatically into more grounded connections between mental and physical…
Dr. Russ Morfitt
May 22, 2019
Mental Health

The Connection Between Blue Light and Insomnia

One of the many important things I recommend to people struggling with insomnia is to put away their phone. I don’t tell people this just because their phone is a distraction, though it often is—rather I tell people this because the light emitted from their phone’s screen at bedtime is…
Dr. Russ Morfitt
March 11, 2019