Monica Bloom, Author at Ayurveda | Everyday Ayurveda

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About Monica Bloom

Monica Bloom is an Ayurvedic practitioner, writer, lecturer, and creator of the Ayurvedic blog, A Blooming Resource on Ayurveda, reaching readers worldwide. Her purist delivery of ancient wisdom fused with Midwest humor and practicality make her an impactful entertaining healer. Monica is a wife, mama of a spirited toddler, and owner of three animals. She currently works a 40-hour corporate grind in San Francisco, making her an expert at tucking Ayurveda neatly into our modern lives as she manages the daily crazies just like everyone else.
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    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 October 17, 2016
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    Pitta’s Vices

    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 October 9, 2016
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    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 September 22, 2016
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    How Healthy is Your Quality of Mind?

    You might be wondering why I talk about the quality of mind all the time when mostly, it’s our bodies that we focus on being healthy and balanced. Because! If the mind is not healthy the body...

    • Posted August 13, 2016
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    Get the Gunk out of Your System with an Ayurveda Cleanse

    Heyo! I’ve been getting a string of questions from several of you around a common theme: An Ayurveda Cleanse. Let me ask, do you know why an Ayurveda cleanse is important? {have a think} It’s important because...

    • Posted August 5, 2016
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    Can Social Media Replace Real Human Connection?

    Every time I turn around, there is another article or story on social media/networking’s fantastic explosion into our little worlds. I was thinking about why these networks are such a huge success as well as our biological...

    • Posted July 7, 2016
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    Kapha’s Vices- Hoarding, Sweets, Depression, oh my!

    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 June 29, 2016
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    Stop Excercising Wrong! Exercise for Your Dosha

    Stop Excercising Wrong! Exercise for Your Dosha- I have an inspiring story and goodies about exercise for your dosha. This afternoon I felt super sluggish and just wanted to sleep. Being 8.5 months pregnant I suppose that’s...

    • Posted June 3, 2016
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    East vs West- What are the differences when it comes to medicine?

    East vs West I try and spread the good word on Ayurveda authentically, yet as American-friendly as possible. It’s funny, because people will come to me and say: “I’m congested! What should I do?” And I might...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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    Ayurvedic Poop Analysis 101

    OKAY! Poop Analysis 101! Ayurveda talks a lot about poop, all about poop. In case nobody ever mentioned it, I am here to tell you, you should poop every day! And ideally in the morning. I know,...

    • Posted May 10, 2016
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