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About Monica Bloom

Monica Bloom is an Ayurvedic practitioner, writer, lecturer, and creator of the Ayurvedic blog, HeyMonicaB.com: 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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    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 February 15, 2017
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    What are Doshas, Exactly?

    Hello Lovelies! For those of you NEW to Ayurveda this might help answer your question, “What are doshas, exactly?” 🙂

    • Posted January 21, 2017
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    Ayurvedic Oil Massage for Busy People

    Ayurvedic Oil Massage for Busy People?! Yessssss. In Ayurveda we looooooove 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...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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    Mood Food

    Hey! Did you know that the food you choose directly affects your mood? Maybe you did, cause you are so Ayurvedically smart (if so, permission to *high kick* with pride!). You should know that every morsel we...

    • Posted December 26, 2016
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    Karnapoorna (Karna Purana)

    Karnapoorna! Or Karna Purana. And there might be a 3rd or 4th spelling or 5th spelling, but no matter, it’s important to know that it exists. Do you know what it is? For the seven of you...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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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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