Who is Linda?

I love the the taste of coffee in the morning. Breakfast in bed, and forgotten books. I love working out, to be strong. Feeding my body delicious, nutritious foods, providing my body with healthy energy. I love soul food, and capturing moments. The feeling of confidence. Poetry. I love sleepy, needy puppies. The power of words. To write. I love the early hours, a light pink sky. A gentle breeze. To stretch. I love spending time alone, quieting the mind. Self-growth. Art. I love travelling, exploring the world. Observing people. The ocean. Outer space. I love snowy mountains. Mother Nature. The animals.

I love being me. But most of all, I wish to connect with you. Humans. 

I am so thrilled you found my site NURTURE THYSELF. Welcome! I am a health-conscious, creative being, and founder of this homepage. I was born in Finland, and recently moved back to my home country after living in Stockholm for ten years. As I have always been an admirer of school I have bachelor degrees in both Hospitality Management & Journalism. In addition I have taken courses within crisis psychology and neuropsychology at the University in Turku. I am always eager to learn new things, and educate myself. I strongly believe that one can’t have too much knowledge wisdom. 

Furthermore, I have taken a course in Brand Management, and also received a diploma in personal nutrition and an advanced diploma in principles of nutrition from the online education provider Shaw Academy. 

But for the time being, I am rather satisfied not studying anything (solely trying to improve my Italian). My constant seeking for education got me thinking. Why am I seeking new knowledge all the time? What am I longing for? Outside validation? In other words, other people’s approval? A fancy resumé? It could be. Or perhaps it is my curiosity. The one that keeps me looking for answers to questions I can not yet respond to. As humans we are never fully completed. I think if we come to terms with that statement life will become less intimidating. Less heavy, and more light-hearted. We do not have to have all the answers, as long as we have that intense yearning to know more about ourselves, others and life. In plain English – a deep desire to experience life.

And while I will always have a great appreciation for knowledge, I now understand that the wisdom I am looking for do not come from the books I have read in school, but from life. (And worth mentioning; I have nothing against the books I have read in school, since they have taught me tremendously).

”… and i cannot say what i prefer the most, cause the depth of my being has a tendency to swallow all it is perceiving.”

My wish is to inspire you to become more aware. You have a powerful inner voice; learn to listen to it. Embrace your intuition, your heart. That inner wisdom of yours is forceful; learn to use it to your advantage.

I wish to inspire you to believe in yourself. Believe and understand that you can achieve almost anything you set your mind to. You are an evolving human being; constantly travelling through phases, through seasons, just so you can rise in full bloom. 

Apart from being a writer and creative soul, I am deeply passionate about mindfulness, yoga and travelling, not to mention my new found hobby; painting.

NURTURING THYSELF is all about empowerment, self-awareness and mindfulness.

I aspire to inspire. And I do hope my writing will inspire you to a more holistic lifestyle. Most important; while you are busy trying to figure life out remember to experiment, have fun and choose a lifestyle that is most suitable for you.

Linda Maria Vestman



  1. Elke Hempel says

    Hej Linda
    Vad glad jag är att jag har hittat din sida! Du har massor med trevliga recept som jag måste testa både här hemma och för mitt barnbarn som är autistisk och har blivit väldigt bra av kost utan mjölk, gluten, socker och soja. Ska nog lusläsa! Under tiden: Får jag dela med mig av din sida?

    • Hej Elke!
      Vad roligt att du tycker om min sida och att du förhoppningsvis får användning av den! Såklart du får dela med dig av den 🙂 Tack, tack!

      Med vänlig hälsning och trevlig midsommar!

  2. Therese says

    Hej Linda! Är så glad att jag råkade ramla in på din sida! Så väldigt läckra recept du delar med dig av! Otroligt inspirerande och en stor hjälp i min nya sundare livsstil! TACK! Med vänlig hälsning/Therese

    • Hej Therese,

      Vad glad jag blir av din kommentar och härligt att du gillar recepten! Lycka till med den sundare livsstilen 🙂 Allt gott!

      Med vänlig hälsning,

  3. Anne-Lie LunD says

    Hej Linda!!
    Är så glad över att jag hittade din toppensida!
    Så många bra tips o recept!
    Den blir en favorit för mig😄
    Ha en fin dag/Anne-Lie😄


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