Posts By: Heather Michet

Plant Talk: Rosemary

Rosemary

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) Lore & History: Native to southern France Her name – Ros marinus – means “fond of the sea”, not surprising since the plant thrives along the Mediterranean coast Garlands were worn on the head while studying in ancient Greece to improve memory Symbol of remembrance, friendship & love: worn at weddings –… Read more »

Healthy Holidays Tip #5

Healthy Holiday Tip #5

Love greatly.  At this point of new beginnings, how do you measure where you’ve been, what you’ve accomplished, and where you want to be?  Is your measure any of the following: Amount of money earned? The number of emails you wrote (and those you deleted)? Lessons learned? Moments of courage when you busted through fear… Read more »

Healthy Holidays Tip #4 – Get Moving Outside!

Healthy Holiday Tip #4

Get moving outside!  Walk, hike, ski, board, snowshoe, run…and take in your daily dose of Vitamins G and N.  Hunh?  Be outside on the Ground and in Nature.  We need the restorative power of nature more than ever before as we create greater connections (handcuffs?) to technology and spend less time outside. Why should we… Read more »

Healthy Holidays Tip #3

Healthy Holiday Tip #3

Be grace-full.  With the devastating events of last week, we can all use some extra grace to weather this traumatic time and heal: Give yourself, everyone you encounter, and the world extra patience and understanding.  We are all so broken, tender, and vulnerable right now – as individuals, as a nation, and as a planet… Read more »

Healthy Holidays Tip #2

Electrolyte Stamina Paks

Build up and maintain your immunity.  There are many more stressors on our systems over the holidays than during the rest of the year: The weather is colder which draws on more of our body’s reserves We are busier with more social activities and “have-to’s” Richer food and drink are everywhere Tension tends to run… Read more »

Healthy Holidays Tip #1

Start strong.  Shift your thinking about “holiday preparations” to first preparing yourself.  Taking care of you first will yield a much more enjoyable and perhaps meaningful holiday season.  Here are some suggestions: Begin well rested.  Sleep is restorative not only because it allows the body its much needed downtime, but because it is also when… Read more »