- How to Cool Down in the Heat of the Moment
- Vedic Astrology for February 2016
- Let Go and Enjoy More Little “Ahhh” Moments
- 3 Quick Fixes for Hot Flashes
- Listen Up! That’s Your Inner Wisdom Speaking
- Are puy lentils good for you?
- Recipe: Wholesome Veggie Subji
- Go-To Herbs for Each Dosha
- How to Do a Heart Meditation
- How to Raise a Fearless, Nature-Knowing Child
All posts by Monica Bloom
Listen Up! That’s Your Inner Wisdom Speaking
As some of you know from reading my book, In Your Elements, one of the most powerful tools we have as intelligent beings is full ownership over our own choices. Our choices are so powerful, in fact, that making...
- Posted February 2, 2016
Oil Massage for Busy People
“Oil Massage for Busy People?!” Yessssss. In Ayurveda we love the benefits of a good daily oil massage. Great. Now, raise your hands if you are thinking, “Yeah awesome for the people who who have time for luxury but pssshhht,...
- Posted January 26, 2016
How to Avoid Too Many Cocktails
Oops—too many cocktails?! Well so much for using your wisdom to make right choices, hey? Hehe. Just kidding. During the holidays it’s easy to throw caution to the wind as we enjoy an abundance of food and...
- Posted December 30, 2015
6 Loving Ways to Handle Holiday Overeating
Eeep! Despite our awesome knowledge and best intentions about mindfully eating healthily for our dosha, SOMEtimes during the holidays, we just overeat. Or, we just eat a lot of sweets. Or, maybe a lot of cheese. Or maybe...
- Posted December 24, 2015
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