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Present, Not Perfect

Present, Not Perfect

A Journal for Slowing Down, Letting Go, and Loving Who You Are

Aimee Chase

Castle Point Books


Trade Paperback

A beautifully illustrated guided journal that helps women slow down and enjoy life rather than pushing for perfection.

Most women today are frantic, lost in an endless cycle of busyness caused by constant pressure to perform up to unrealistic expectations of perfection, many of which are self-imposed. This journal cuts to the heart of the problem by showing women how to reconnect with their inner selves through solitude, introspection, and contemplation of what's truly important to them as individuals and family members. Give yourself permission to be Present, Not Perfect.


Think of all the moments you spend critiquing yourself, your life, or others because they fall short of perfection. Those are joyless moments. Imagine that, instead of allowing your inner voice to deplete your joy, you could...

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Aimee Chase

Aimee Chase is a writer and editor with a perfectly imperfect life. She lives in the Boston area with her husband and two spontaneous little boys who remind her to live in the moment. Aimee's books include One Question a Day: A Five Year Journal, and Present, Not Perfect: A Journal for Slowing Down, Letting Go, and Loving Who You Are.

Aimee Chase