I Am So Grateful & Thankful…

Dear friends. I am so grateful + thankful for all of your support this year. It’s been a real ride!

Lately I’ve been writing a lot of DIY and “how-to” style blog posts, and I wanted to take a minute to let go, and share my thoughts with you. With the New Year approaching, I know many of us are taking the time to reflect on the past year, or thinking of the year to come.

A year ago this January, I began my journey with alive academy of natural health, to earn my diploma in holistic nutrition. I made the decision to take charge of my health, change my career path, become vegetarian, and start a blog… pretty much overnight. I have that sort of personality – when I realize what I want and what is good for me, I am not afraid to make dramatic changes. I have to admit, it was a little nerve-wracking, and continues to be an adventure every day… but I am so grateful + thankful that I have found my purpose.

It is my dream to help people live healthier, happier, and more environmentally friendly lifestyles, and this year that dream started to come true. So many of you have joined me on this journey, and I can’t wait to see who will join me in the coming year.

I have noticed a trend recently, among my friends who have graduated from university within the past year or two.  It’s a different world out here, and it can feel very confusing when you come out of school with high expectations. Some of us start to feel little lost. When I was in university, I had visions of completing my BS.c., going on to complete a masters in genetics, and becoming a research scientist with a university or big environmental organization. What ended up happening was completely different. I now work at a health food store, live at home, and spend all my free time learning + writing about essential oils. What I am trying to say is: your dreams don’t always pan out the way you thought. Sometimes they change, and morph into even better dreams. Sometimes it takes a little while to realize what your dream or purpose in life really is.

Months ago, in the midst of all of this change, a friend of mine directed me towards this really cool online resource, called The Impossible List. This is a really awesome resource for anyone finds themselves in a similar place of trying to find direction in your career, or life purpose. Head over to superheroacademy.net and complete the impossible list! Be sure to come back and comment on this blog post to let me know what you think.



I would also like to share this really inspiring video with you, from Christie Marie Sheldon. Christie is the entrepreneur behind Love or Above, and she has some really amazing insights into the power of positive thinking + positive energy. Believe me, this is 100% worth 30 minutes of your day! I love what she says about being intentional with your words and your thoughts.


All of this is to say…. I would like to invite you to dream big with me this year. Let’s make 2017 absolutely radical. You have the power to change your frequency, to change your reality. If you have  radical, impossible dreams like I do – go for it. And if you need a friend to support you in pursuit of your dreams, then let’s chat. I want to help you reach your dreams.



My name is Jasmine! Im a Certified Holistic Nutritionist and absolute foodie from the Kawartha Lakes in Ontario Canada. Here on NourishMint Kitchen I share healthy recipes, tips for natural living, holistic health and mindfulness. You can expect to see lots of photos of lake life, delicious food, the outdoors and our black lab Otter here!

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