Thriving through the Holidays

Dec 16, 2021

The holidays tend to be a stressful time of year for people on multiple fronts. You might struggle with the change in the weather, be missing a family member that passed away, or just feel stressed with all the planning and events coming up. Many different emotions can come up all at once during the holiday season including anger, guilt, sadness, frustration. Trauma triggers might come up for...

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The 5 Second Rule

Dec 08, 2021

Kelly Otterson, LPC, is IOME's newest trained supporter and full time employee!! We are so excited for her to join the IOME team!

Kelly is originally from Savannah, GA but moved to Colorado in 2015. She has been in the mental health field for 9 years and has a variety of experience. Kelly specializes in trauma, anxiety, depression, and self-esteem/body image. Kelly has a particular passion in...

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Birth Anxiety with IOME

Jun 16, 2021
 

Birth Anxiety

What is it? What causes it? How can we decrease it?

Right now, you may be thinking of starting a family, you may be pregnant with your first child, or be preparing to bring your 2nd/3rd/ or even 4 children into this world. No matter where you are in your journey, you may be having feelings of birth anxiety. 

At some point during pregnancy, mothers-to-be tend to experience...

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5 Simple Ways to Prioritize Your Mental Health

May 26, 2021

Mastering the skill to prioritize is an invaluable asset tool for your self care. It can help you manage so many areas, eliminate or lessen the chances of burn out and help you create long-standing self care practices. 

These five ways of prioritizing your mental health were shared from licensed mental health professionals within IOME who truly know the importance of having good mental...

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The big reveal is here: NEW IOME community levels

Dec 10, 2020

Earlier this month IOME announced that things are changing. Well, now is the time to tell you how things are changing. 

IOME is launching three brand new membership types. There are components that are staying the same like: 

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6 Ways to Overcome Loneliness

Oct 21, 2020

Loneliness effects more than 55 million adults, that's more than double the number of those who have diabetes. 

Nearly 22% of Americans say they often or always feel lonely or socially isolated. 

This was all from a 2018 report by Henry J Kaiser Family Foundation. Can you imagine what those numbers must look like now with the rules around limiting social interaction with...

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Burnout: How you know you've reached your limit

Sep 25, 2020

Burnout is more common now than ever before because we are living in an era of doing everything! We are connected to things all of the time and rarely truly take a break from the things that bog us down. IOME's trained supporter, Mackenzie, is here to share with you what the signs of burnout look like and how you know you have truly reached your limits.

Mackenzie, one of IOME's Trained...

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#IOMEMyStory: Words My Mother Never Told Me

Dec 27, 2019
WARNING: I want to offer a trigger warning. For those of you who are currently struggling with tough issues with a parent or abuse, this testimony may be triggering. In the case you decided to continue to read on, and it does elicit emotions, please connect with IOME so we can offer you support. 

You have a story. I have a story. Each one of us has a story that needs to be shared, valued...

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