Posts By: Heather Michet

UTIs (Bladder Infections) Are Awful. Here’s Help.

Urinary tract infections (aka cystitis and bladder infections), are really a pain.  Literally.  While women are more likely to contract this type of infection, men can get them too.  But, Ladies first!  The guys will get their own post with suggested remedies. Do You Have a UTI? The symptoms of a bladder infection vary depending on… Read more »

The Sweet Benefits of Cranberry Concentrate…and How to Make It.

Cranberries are a wonder drug.  I mean, food.  They provide many necessary benefits to our bodies: Boost immunity with their high antioxidant levels Promote and maintain bladder and kidney health Help relieve stress and lift dipping moods Support brain function and boost memory, similar to cilantro Aid in keeping heart disease at bay Assist in… Read more »

Kick Up Your Hooves – or Heels – It’s Friday.

It’s been an intense week.  Heck, it’s been an intense 30 days and then some. Take a break and treat yourself to some fun and silly things, something that doesn’t make sense or have any purpose other than to make you feel frolicky.  Fun is balm for a healthy immune system! These beautiful beings have… Read more »

Holey Jeans, No Internet, and Loads of Kindness – A Thanksgiving Story

A most eloquent and touching Thanksgiving story from my friend, Jonathan Byrd.  It’s no surprise that his (true) story is also chock full of proof for the Epidemic of Kindness. “Happy Thanksgiving. I’m avoiding the internet lately, but I’d like to take a moment to tell you where I’ve been. What I’ve seen this past… Read more »

It’s An Epidemic!

There’s an epidemic spreading across the globe and it is seriously infectious, contagious, and addictive.  No one is exempt from its effects. Fasten your seat belts, folks, because this disease is changing the world in exponential ways with every person it touches. It is The EPIDEMIC OF KINDNESS. My “20 something, 82-years young” friend Bev, has… Read more »

Will You Build Trust or Will You Betray?

I took some time out early this morning and watched Brene Brown’s The Anatomy of Trust, one of Oprah’s Supersoul Sessions.  It was very moving: Dr. Brown’s research, wisdom and perspectives on trust explain how we build trust and how we destroy it. “Trust is built in the smallest of moments.”, says renowned researcher Brown, author of… Read more »

DIY Earl Grey & Other Teas with Essential Oils

Earl Grey is one of my favorite teas.  Being a bit caffeine sensitive, I usually make mine with Rooibos as the “tea” instead of the traditional Black Ceylon. If the basis of this tea is plain ol’ Black Ceylon tea, what gives it its distinctive flavor?  Bergamot (pron. bear-ga-moh) essential oil which is derived from the… Read more »

I Say “YES!” Do You?

I have loved this piece by Danaan Parry for over 20 years.  I speak it aloud often to remind me of what is important to focus on each and every day, in order to be a bringer of peace and harmony to the world. “I say Yes to my life. I say Yes to love…. Read more »

Brrrrr, It’s Cold!!! Feed Your Hummingbirds.

Hummingbirds are a wonder: they fascinate, delight and dazzle us with their antics, crazy metabolism and beauty. When you think of these little winged motors, do you see them zipping about in the winter cold or only spring, summer and early fall seasons?  There are a number of species that do not migrate to Central… Read more »

Your Toothbrush Can Change the World!

Having a bright, toothy smile is a gift and blessing to all: first to yourself, then to those you share it with.  But the main helper that maintains that smile, i.e. your toothbrush, can be a little, dark curse on the planet. Brushes are best replaced every 3 months, for both hygiene and effective dental… Read more »