Exposing your inner people-pleaser self and how to overcome it

Hi, my name’s Aimee and I am a recovering people-pleaser. It took me years to realize I had the disease to please. Once I recognized it, I crashed. I was utterly drained. My guess is, you are too. Here’s the thing, when you’re a people-pleaser, it’s all-consuming. If you’re in denial, you may not agree with me, […]

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How to Worry Less

  What is your biggest worry? This is a pretty broad question that, frankly, could be answered a thousand different ways. If you were to ask me what my biggest worry was today, chances are, the answer would be something entirely different next week. But should it be? That’s a trick question, because there’s a […]

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Not an Expert in Love.

The title of this post pretty much sums it up. I may be better off stopping here and signing my name at the bottom. Lucky, or unlucky, for you I won’t. I may not be married or heck, even in a relationship at the moment, but I’ve had my fair share of experience in the […]

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10 Small Activities to Beat the Blues

Yesterday I had the Sunday blues.  I get that from time-to-time, especially since I moved so far from my family. My day started off great. I woke up to the smell of freshly brewed coffee, waiting patiently to be poured into my favorite coffee mug. I took the pups on a stroll through Cole Park, […]

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A Few of my Favorite Books

I love to read. Ask anyone who knows me well, and they will tell you I’m typically reading more than one book at a time and finishing one every couple weeks. Reading the right kind of book will challenge you, change your thinking and motivate you in ways you didn’t expect. The best books are […]

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The New Post Birthday Cleanse. The Stomach Flu.

Last week I kept making a joke that it was the last stretch in my twenties and I was going to live it up by eating terrible and then do some sort of repair the next week.  Well, mission accomplished.  The day after my birthday I woke up feeling amazing.  I had one of the […]

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How to Better Your Prayer Life

The Struggle is Real: Prayer Recently, my community group and I got to talking about prayer. One of the many things I love about the girls in this group is, we always keep it real. We talked about prayer and how hard it is to stay disciplined. We admitted how hard it is to put prayer […]

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10 Lessons Learned by Age 30

In light of turning 30 tomorrow, I’ve decided to share some of the important lessons I’ve learned along the way. It’s all about trial and error, but hopefully this may save you some time and possibly a few headaches. Life’s plan is messy and hurts sometimes. Praise God for that. Literally. If I could tell you […]

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Getting Back into the Gym Routine

Routine. Routine. Cheeto Puffs. Back to Routine. Balance is key when it comes to everything and a healthy routine is no exception.  I’m pretty consistent with my daily routine. It goes something like this: Wake up. Hit snooze 3-5 times. Take the dogs out in a mismatched outfit, typically the first thing I can dig […]

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Let’s start with a general life lesson

One of my all time favorite quotes comes from a man who used to be an atheist, C.S. Lewis. “Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing has yet been done.” That’s how I look at life.  Sure, we hear people say, “Today is a new day” or “Each […]

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