Are you a Slave to Climbing the Social Ladder?

There is a big difference between networking and becoming obsessed with climbing the social ladder. One has the potential to create an opportunity for personal/career growth and the other gives you a high, followed by a drastic low. Why is that? Well, because when you become obsessed with making connections to “get” something socially; status, […]

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Bye Boy. And by Boy…I Mean Stress

If your life is anything like mine, your stress levels have the tendency to sky rocket due to the demands of being an adult. Work. Community Involvement. Dinners. Appointments. Being a good dog mom. Running Errands. Cleaning. Did I mention work? The list goes on an on. So how can you manage your stress levels […]

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Game Changer: Caesarea Philippi

I took a trip of a lifetime last week. I traveled to the one place that my heart ached for; Israel. I thought writing a blog about the trip would be a breeze, but if I’m being honest, I can’t begin to put into words the experiences and life changing moments I encountered while I was […]

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Pulse Check

Yikes, ya’ll! It’s clearly time for a pulse check, because I have been ruthlessly neglecting Balanced Chaos. Life has been crazy busy.  Work has been insane, in the best possible way. Between starting several new accounts in Q1 and traveling all over the country, I have only been home for a couple weeks at a time. […]

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Peace is a Verb

I was reading in 1 Peter last night and came across a passage I’ve read many times, but it struck me in a very different way.  This is what it reads: Whoever would love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from deceitful speech. He must turn from […]

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Break Your Routine & Get Out of Your Funk

“I know one thing for sure; what we dwell on, is what we become” – Oprah Winfrey So, you’re in a funk. We’ve all been there. It starts small. Maybe with an event that triggered stress, which led to thinking about how to overcome it. That sometimes leads to dwelling over it, especially when it […]

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Guest Blogger: Josh Kirby

When I think about people who would make a great guest blogger, I think of the people in my life who exude empathy, sound knowledge and a compassionate heart for issues they may or may not even personally experience.  These people don’t always need to be an expert, because of the raw acceptance they breath out to others. […]

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Put an End to Overthinking and Self-Sabotaging in Your Relationships

It’s currently 1:35 am and I am wide awake. Thinking. Some nights are like this. I guess I do all my critical self-evaluation after midnight. That’s normal, right? After the dust of the day has settled, my brain goes wild. It doesn’t matter if I am having the best day or the worst, as soon as […]

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Faith. Courage. Change.

One of my good friends from Nashville, Brandi Thornhill, always gives me the best advice. We could talk for days, with every conversation leaving me with a sore jaw from laughing so hard. Totally worth it.  We may live far apart these days, but we certainly never miss a beat. Over the past couple years, she has […]

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