• mental health

    How to make Happiness Apart of your Daily Routine.

    Instead of saying I will be Happy when… Say, I am happy because… My Declaration: I am happy because I have life. I am happy because I get to share some inspiration with you that I hope will make a difference in your life. I am happy because I choose to be. Now its your turn, complete the sentence. I am happy because… Making Happiness apart of your Daily Routine Stress/sadness vs Happiness? You choose. Making happiness apart of your daily routine is a decision that you have to consciously make each day. Every time you inhale and exhale gives you an opportunity to choose to be happy. Understanding this…

  • mental health

    How I benefited from a Blogging Break and Why you need One.

    You were made to rest regularly. Yes, I just said you were made to rest regularly. It may be hard to rest or take a break from blogging or just from activities, especially living in a fast pace world. With industrialization, rest has become second nature rather than a natural part of life. However, the hustle and bustle will not get you far if you don’t rest. Here is why you need to schedule breaks into your blogging life. Bible Motivation: “Six days thou shalt work, but on the seventh day thou shalt rest: in earing time and in harvest thou shalt rest.”  Exodus 34:21 KJV Rest is a Natural…

  • Natural Hair

    How Curiosity led me to Thick and Voluminous Natural Hair. Featuring Froreal Chammy

    My Natural Hair, Loved is a weekly blog series where I showcase and celebrate natural hair by sharing stories written by women with natural hair. Thanks for joining us for yet another entry, today we a joined by Froreal Chammy. What is the state of your hair currently? I have medium length 4b-4c natural hair, currently in mini twists (doing a 6 months protective style challenge). When did you go natural and why? I returned natural August 2016 due to curiosity. I wanted to see how my natural hair looked as I got a relaxer when I was 10 years old. What I love most about my hair is how…

  • Faithful Living,  mental health,  Self Love

    Why I decided to love me by Nancy Fleuridor

    When my blogging friend @faithnturtles and I decided to write a blog on self- love my mind began to wonder. I started to think about the era when I was very insecure and the times I did not delight in my features like my legs, arms, shoulders and other aspects of my body. I grew up hearing questions like “Why are you so skinny?” a dozen hour in the day. If I had a dollar for every person that mentioned those words to me, I would be a millionaire. Eventually, the Lord freed me from caring about what people thought of me and their outlook of who I was. I…

  • Natural Hair

    How my Natural Filipina Hair became my mark of Personal Identity- Featuring Rev. Rebecca

    Happy March. Thank you for joining me for this tuesday’s “My Natural Hair, Loved” feature. My natural hair loved is a weekly blog series here on faithnturtles that gives bloggers and natural hair enthusiasts a chance to share their natural hair story. It is my hope that through this series someone will be inspired to make the transition to natural hair, understanding that there is so much more to gain than lose. Today, we are being joined by Rev. Rebbeca. I am so honored to feature her today as she is a great writer and advocate. Rev. Rebecca has been such an inspiration to me and today she will inspire…

  • Natural Hair

    Love your Natural Hair (featuring Jessica Lyles and Nzinga-Ain)

    My Natural hair, Loved. Hey all, I feel blessed and proud each time I prepare the entries for this series. ‘My natural hair, loved’ is a weekly blog series posted each Tuesday. The aim of this series is to showcase the beauty of natural hair as well as the self-love and confidence that is achieved from it. Your natural hair is much more than a style. Your natural hair should be loved. Today we are being joined by two fellow mental health bloggers and they have interesting stories to share. Do Enjoy. The writers used the following Questions as a guide: What is the state of your natural hair? When…

  • Fashion,  Jewelry,  Product Reviews,  Randoms, Reviews, DIY,  This post contains Amazon Affiliate Links (See Disclosure)

    Aromatherapy Essential Oils Necklace Review

    Essential oils provide therapy to many who use them. Over the years, Essential Oils have been seen as a self-help practice for many people. As a means of making these items more accessible, many companies have started making Aromatherapy (Essential Oils) Necklaces. These items are essential oils diffusing pendants. Today, I will be reviewing the Anjou Essential Oil Necklace Gift Set. Bible Motivation: “Now Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen” Hebrews 11:1 Aromatherapy Essential Oils Necklace (Diffuser pendant) Review Aromatherapy has been a main part of therapy that provides a calming effect to the user for a number of years. With essential…

  • Natural Hair

    My Natural Hair Represents Who I am and Where I am From. Featuring Carny's Chronicles

    Have you been loving this series so far? I have. I love these beautiful stories that I have been receiving. Today my blog is being blessed from all the way in Kenya. That’s right the lovely Carelle from Carny’s Chronicles is joining us to share her Natural Hair Story. Do Enjoy. The Following was written by Carelle in response to the titled questions. Tell us about Your Blog and/or a Random thing.  My name is Carrelle Niyigena Burundian, a blogger currently based in Kenya. I blog about everything but mostly on health, fitness, hair, finance tips…A random thing about is I am polyglot, and I love everything chocolate, just in…

  • Faithful Living,  Randoms, Reviews, DIY,  Saving Money,  This post may contain Affiliate Links

    Is Ebates still worth it in 2019?

    Life is all about learning. I have always been a person who caught on to things late. One such thing is Ebates. I just found out about Ebates maybe a month ago. I cannot believe that I have been missing out on cash back for such a long time. I don’t want you to miss out which is why I am doing this Ebates Review. From now on, I will be starting all of my purchases through Ebates unless I want to support a fellow blogger by using their affiliate link. What is Ebates? Ebates Review  Ebates is a cashback website that allows shoppers to get back rewards from the…

  • Faithful Living,  Randoms, Reviews, DIY,  Strong Women,  This post contains Amazon Affiliate Links (See Disclosure)

    3 Classics to Watch that showcase Non-Traditional Powerful Women

    February is love month. Let’s show some love to strong women who have paved the way for women within the film industry. Did you celebrate Valentine’s? Well regardless of your beliefs and current relationship status, good movies always come in handy. Here are 3 Classic Movies that you should watch Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005) Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005) is one of my favorite movies. It’s set in 1920’s America and it describes the love life of Janie Starks played by the great Halle Berry. Janie is a young African-American woman who is cheerful and free-spirited. She has her own ideas about life and love and she…