Enjoy Being a Beginner World Turtle Day

How to Enjoy Being a Beginner

Learning something new is sometimes really hard. We can make it even harder, by being overly critical of ourselves. The thing that we need to always remember is that everyone is a beginner at some point. And really, being a beginner allows us to see more potential in life and the things around us. The …

Q&A Session with Pilot Amy Voss

Have you ever dreamed of having a job where you get to do what you love and get to travel all over the world? How about the dream of being able to fly? This week I introduce you to Amy Voss: a pilot who, because of a fear that she had, decided to try flying …

Be More Creative in all that you do

How to Be More Creative

When you don’t feel like you’ve ever been a creative person, it can be hard to change that image of yourself. That’s why I’m here, to help you break those molds, find new ways of doing things, and learn to enjoy the act of creating – in whatever way you choose to do so. But …

A lighthouse is one thing that perfectly fits the definition of creativity.

What is Your Definition of Creativity?

I ask every person that I do a Q&A Session with this question. Why? First because I’m genuinely interested to hear all of the different definitions that I get. Second, I want to show that everyone’s definition of creativity is different, just like everyone’s way of being creative is different. Everyone’s way of being creative …

Seeds of Happiness Kits for a Scavenger Hunt Giveaway

Scavenger Hunt & Giveaway with the Seeds of Happiness

It’s giveaway time!!! (***The giveaway has ended. You can still do the scavenger hunt anytime, and download it for free. Thank you to everyone who participated.) The Novel Turtle and the Seeds of Happiness are joining forces to do fun giveaway. How to Enter: solve the scavenger hunt below, send the answers to lori@thenovelturtle.com with …

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Q&A with Jennifer from Thoughtful Gifting

Earlier this week I talked about the phrase, “Bloom Where You’re Planted”. What can you do right now, where you are, with what you have, to make someone smile?  Jennifer, with Thoughtful Gifting, takes the idea of random acts of kindness, and applies them to every day. She uses her creative imagination, pulls inspiration from …

Bloom Where Youre Planted Onion Flowers

Bloom Where You’re Planted

I’ve always loved the phrase, “Bloom Where You’re Planted”, and never has it been more appropriate than right now. Most of us are “planted” at home and can’t go do our normal routine. We’ve been given the opportunity to take a step back, look at what we enjoy about our lives and what we don’t, …

Bristol TN/VA Scavenger Hunt

Bristol TN/VA Themed Scavenger Hunt

I created this Bristol themed scavenger hunt specifically for the listeners of Kristi Slaughter’s radio show on SuperTalk 92.9 FM. Anyone, of course, is welcome to do it though. There is a free downloadable file below, if you would like to print the clues off. For those of you who have never been to the …

How to Write a Letter to Yourself

How to Write a Letter to Yourself

Practicing self-care is important, but it’s not going to help quite as much if we don’t also practice self-love in the process. Spending time to go a little deeper, to make sure that we’re getting rid of old habits and emotions that no longer serve us, is as important as exercise. Learning to love what …