Postpartum and maternity leave really are a beautiful time! It's filled with love and wonder and joy while we soak up the miracle of a blessing in front of us. And then it hits; the overwhelming feeling of sadness, irritability, irrational fears and frustration.

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Are you pregnant or know someone that is? This Prenatal Emotional Awareness course can help you!

Prenatal Emotional Awareness: What to know before your baby arrives- IOME

Looking back, it was such a blur, day in and day out…. After delivering both of my baby girls, I remember being on autopilot. Wake up, feed, change diapers, sooth baby, snuggle, change diapers, take millions of pictures, and do it all over again the next day. Someone once told me that the days drag…

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You Time (TM)- Mental Health and Burnout

Simple steps to improve your mental health | IOME

You’re tired, irritable, angry, sad. You’re feeling emotions that probably don’t feel like your own. Or maybe you know your emotions, but have no idea why you’re feeling them. Maybe you’re reacting to situations and people in ways you never have before? I get it. I’ve been there. I have snapped at my husband and…

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IOME Mental Health Counseling in Fort Collins

Welcome to IOME! It is becoming more clear that women are not getting the self-care they need and deserve. Approximately 12 million women in the US experience clinical depression each year. More notably, from 2005 to 2015, depression rates had risen from 6.6 percent to 7.3 percent. Though a few percentage points might not seem…

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Prenatal Emotional Awareness

Did you know…. I experienced PPD and PPA (postpartum depression and anxiety)? To the point of having self harm ideation. It was scary, it was real, it was unexpected. For my husband, Tyler, and me. Did you Know…. – 70-80% of women will experience the “baby blues” and many more will experience the more severe condition…

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IOME: Because taking care of yourself is a necessity, not a luxury

You can’t love others until you learn to love yourself. You can’t take care of others until you take care of yourself. You’ve heard of an IOU, right! Well this is an I Owe Me! This is a self care membership offering guilt-free self care to women with convenience and comfort by  networking with other…

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Finding a Self-Care Plan That Works

Mental Health Counseling at IOME Normalizing negative thoughts can be a dangerous thing for your health. Assuming that thoughts or feelings are normal can be a dangerous path, especially when they aren’t serving a fulfilling or enriching purpose. For instance, you may feel like the anxiety you feel on a daily basis is normal, or…

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Normalizing negative thoughts can be a dangerous thing for your health. Assuming that thoughts or feelings are normal can be a dangerous path, especially when they aren’t serving a fulfilling or enriching purpose. For instance, you may feel like the anxiety you feel on a daily basis is normal, or that by remaining silent about…

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