Seasonal Affective Disorder: When Everything Feels Dark

Dec 22, 2022

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Also referred to as SAD, seasonal affective disorder is classified by the DSM-5 (essentially the therapy bible of all disorders) as “major depression with a seasonal pattern.” Typically this means a depressive period that usually occurs in the winter and is resolved by the spring. While there can be summertime episodes, this isn’t often...

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The Benefits of an Infrared Sauna

Nov 22, 2022

The Benefits of an Infrared Sauna
as told by Dr. Caroline Leaf and Connie Zack

As some of you may know, IOME’s A Mental Wellness Place has an infrared sauna! We are so excited to offer this service to our members, the Eaton community, and well, anyone else who has ever been interested in trying one out! To help you better understand how an infrared sauna works and its benefits, our...

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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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How to accomplish truly guilt free self care!

Feb 25, 2021

Have you ever experienced buyer’s remorse? Or have you ever felt bad for spending time or money on yourself? If you have, let me tell you that you are not alone. We recently gave 5 tips for starting a self care routine and if you haven’t started one already, go back and read it so you know where to start. For the rest of us who have started a self-care routine,...

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5 Tips to Starting A Self Care Routine

Jan 16, 2021

Sometimes the hardest part of doing anything is simply starting

Starting a new skincare regimen, workout program, Bible study, reading plan, eating habit or really anything- it can all be challenging. If we take time to simply learn how to just start, it can help us so much in the long run. 

Here are 5 tips to help you start a solid self care routine:

1. Determine areas of your life...

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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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From 10k to 100k

Dec 07, 2020

“I AM A SIX FIGURE WOMAN!”

For years, I have said these six words over and over again. In my head while getting ready in the mornings, out loud to myself during my morning commute, and written over and over again in my journal. It was the affirmation I had on repeat, always. 

Before we go any further, let me back up and tell you what happened in 2018. In the spring of 2018, I...

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Three Reasons WHY IOME Is Changing...

Dec 02, 2020

Hopefully you've heard the news that things are changing in IOME. If you haven't here's a quick recap: because of the growth of IOME, the membership structure is changing. The intent is to create an all-encompassing 'one-stop-shop' for all things self care. 

Starting January 1, 2021 IOME will provide three new levels of memberships

Community 

Community +

Community + Pro

...

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IOME is changing! What you need to know for the new year.

Nov 23, 2020

If you are someone who has been a member or a supporter of IOME for awhile now, you have probably heard over and over again how important community is to our mission. 

IOME has created, and is growing, its community of like-minded people who share similar attitudes, interests and goals of practicing consistent self care. 

Big things are coming to the IOME community. Are you...

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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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