Posts By: Heather Michet

Great Greens from Garbage

Grow more food from the scraps of purchased, organic veggies instead of putting them in the compost or giving them to the chickens, even though both of these options are good and valiant alternatives to throwing the food in the trash 🙂  You will harvest some lovely young greens from what was going to be… Read more »

Healthy Holidays Tip #6: Drink Your Water in Winter – Especially Winter!

We are more prone to dehydration in the winter than in warm weather and I think this is the number one reason most people get sick when the weather turns colder.  (Of course there is that wee bit of increased stress during the holidays that many people experience, which really cranks up the likelihood of… Read more »

Gluten-Free or Roundup-Free?

Gluten is a naturally occurring component in several grains.  Wheat has been the targeted as “the troublemaker” for everything from IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) to weight gain and chronic inflammation, to name only a few health afflictions. I love whole grain breads, muffins and other baked goods.  Yet I’m the first one to admit that… Read more »

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 »