Author Archives: Martha Benedict

My thoughts on menopause

By Martha S. Benedict Menopause is a woman’s transition from the responsibility of biology to the freedom of opportunity. It is the emotional passage from physiology to spirituality. Menopause marks the milestone of a woman’s life from the first half … Continue reading

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Saffron: the Anti-Aging Herb

This is an excerpt from the book, A Pocket Full of Posies, a collection of articles written by Martha Benedict. I’m just wild about Saffron.  No, not the woman referred to in the 1960’s Donovan song – I’m wild about … Continue reading

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Building Your Immunity

In the wake of post-holiday stress and over-indulgence, it seems like a lot of people get sick.  Whether it is because we’re in the midst of winter and in many places January and February are bitter cold or people are … Continue reading

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Staying Healthy While Traveling

When traveling, whether it is for business or pleasure, it is just as important to stay healthy as when one is at home.  Being sick when you are away from your own bed might be one of the most unpleasant … Continue reading

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Keeping Healthy During the Holidays

For many people, holidays are traditionally a stressful time of year.  While they are joyous and filled with special moments, it is easy to let the pressure of perfection over shadow the sentiment and meaning of this time of year.  … Continue reading

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Herbs for Back to School

“Creativity, enthusiasm, variety, and kid participation in the decision-making and preparation process will pay off.”

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Graceful Menopause

“Menopause is a normal life passage.” Continue reading

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