Vulnerable Post Alert: Dig Up Your Past Without Having a Meltdown

I recently read the book Uninvited by Lisa TerKeurst and it was a game changer for the way I process my everyday thinking.  My sister told me about this book because she was reading it in her Bible Study. At first I thought to myself, “I don’t feel left out or lonely”, like the book description […]

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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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God’s Plan will ALWAYS Exceed Your Wildest Expectation

Follow my blog with Bloglovin In case you missed it, earlier this week I shared a very personal video about my journey with anxiety. I’ve been writing for years, but sharing my story, to that extent and in video format, scared me more than I can put into words. I shot the video in one take, […]

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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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