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All posts by Monica Bloom
What’s the recipe for a delicious life?
If you make a big pot of tomato sauce from scratch, do you taste-test it to make sure it’s good? Sure. And if it’s not good, you adjust right? Add a little more salt, pepper orgarlic. Maybe...
- Posted November 4, 2015
You ready? Ready for kapha’s vices? If you haven’t read about vata’s vices or pitta’s vices, I recommend doing so. Unless of course, you are a kapha. Then you can skip those and read on because the...
- Posted May 29, 2015
Ok, guys, let’s talk about pitta‘s vices, which stemmed from the previous post on vata’s vices. Remember, when a dosha is increased (imbalanced), the person will crave the foods and habits that keep increasing that dosha! Meaning,...
- Posted May 22, 2015
Sometimes people think I have magical powers because I can often predict peoples’ diet and lifestyle habits even if I don’t know them very well. The way someone behaves (and eats!) gives me a lot of insight...
- Posted May 15, 2015
Your Ayurvedic Constitution Does Not Excuse Your Behavior
In Ayurveda, as we start to discover who we really are, remember that understanding our dosha does not excuse our behavior or “character flaws.” Instead, we learn what we have to work on. The knowledge we have...
- Posted May 7, 2015
Can You Go 3 Evenings Without Media?
…we ALL screen, to rely on screens! Jeez, those screens! Tv screen, computer screen, ipad/nook/kindle screen, phone screen, so many many screens. Even writing the word “screen” that many times on a screen makes my brain crossed...
- Posted April 3, 2015
If You Poop Little Balls…
Cheerio! Over the past week, I’ve received several requests for me to talk about constipation and other vata digestion issues. I’ve always been pretty candid (pitta) and there’s no turning back now, so I’ll just keep going....
- Posted March 22, 2015
Seasonal Bloom: Kapha
HAPPY Kapha Season! Kapha season goes from late winter through spring, and the time is now! If you have already read the seasonal bloom in the past, maybe take another look! And then pass it along to...
- Posted March 8, 2015
Vamakukshi: Can a “Catnap” Help Your Digestion?
I’m about to tell you one of the most brill practices in Ayurveda and that is, vamakukshi! Vamakukshi is a daily Ayurvedic cat nap to be taken after lunch. Helloooo! How awesome is that?! Some of you...
- Posted March 1, 2015
MonicaB Challenge: Mindful Munching
HOHkay, I think this challenge will make a huge impact for you: For 1 week, do not eat while standing, walking, or sitting at your desk. My friends, I’ll tell you why it’s important to put your...
- Posted February 22, 2015