Posts By: Heather Michet

My Energy Drink? Water.

How’s this for a scary fact: ER visits are way up – especially in men over 40.  Want to know why?  Massive consumption of energy drinks.  You know the ones I’m talking about – the super sweet, caffeine-jacked “beverages” that give you a false sense of increased energy. Drinking one of these seems like it… Read more »

Hot Weather Health Tips

Make sure you don’t get as red as this tree over the weekend! The hottest weather of the year so far is upon us with temps reaching over 90 in the next couple of days.  Stay smart when it comes to venturing out into the heat; it can save your life and that of those… Read more »

Veggie Broth from Your Freezer

You’re steaming your veggies, right?  Keep that water once the veggies are done because you are going to have the yummiest, most nutritious, and positively cheapest – FREE! – veggie stock without any more fuss or cooking. Here’s the trick: Once the steaming water has cooled, add it to a quart container, lid it, then… Read more »

World’s Best Permission Slip

It was a rough and simultaneously beautiful couple of months in Heatherville: a friend died in March knocking me on my butt and popping the grief pool wide open.  With March also being when my beloved Milagro and other dear ones passed over the years, it gets a little crowded in the grief arena during… Read more »

Soothe Your Eyes with Some Eyes Tea

Whether it’s smoke from a wildfire, pollen-thick air, too much screen time or hashing through paperwork, our eyes really get hammered.  The result?  Puffy, painful, dry and overworked eyes that could use a break and some TLC.  They need some lovin’ for all of the work they do! Next time your eyes start crossing or… Read more »

Toning Up and Detoxing with Toning Water

Do you or someone in your family not “like” water and therefore don’t drink it?  Are you achy and sore because of your boosted exercise schedule (good on ya!!)?  Or do you simply want something a little sexier than plain water now that you’re drinking loads of it each day? Say Yes!  Yes!  Yes! to… Read more »

Are You Arguing for Your Limitations?

Sunshine on my shoulders, my face, the garden…for days and days of warming delight. This unseasonably long stretch of weather has put us about 5 weeks ahead of the “usual” spring schedule so I’m adding dandelions to my salad bowls and admiring gorgeous blossoms in vases. Wow.     The delightful weather has also meant… Read more »

Getting Well, Naturally

I am so thankful to be well – and maintaining it – after that horrific spell in October.  Alleluia! Several people have asked me how I got well from the crud.  Just as there wasn’t only one ‘why’ I got sick, there was an entire battalion of remedies and practices that brought me back to… Read more »

Cream of Gluten-Free

Forget the packaged and processed store-bought cereals that have so many extraneous (and often harmful) ingredients, a high price tag and packaging with parts that can’t be recycled. Wouldn’t it be nice to know exactly what’s in your breakfast and make it yourself in a matter of minutes for pennies?  Grind up a batch of… Read more »

My Professional Posse

One of my Christmas holiday traditions is to write cards and letters in the quiet of Christmas morning or on subsequent days. These may go to family members, friends or clients.  This year, I wrote a handful of cards, but I was nudged to phone those in my Professional Posse so we could have a… Read more »