- Foam Rolling- Heaven for Sore Muscles
- Amalaki: Be Wrinkle-Free in Your Heart
- Summer Heat Making you ANGRY? 3 Tips to Pacify Pitta
- Shed Toxins with Hot Water: The Best Digestive Medicine
- Warning: Juicing May Deplete You- An Ayurvedic Perspective
- Eat, Sleep, Love: 3 Pillars of Ayurveda Wellness
- Does Ayahuasca Have a Place in Ayurveda?
- Toxic Lipstick Makes Toxic A$# Fat- Natural Cosmetics, Not Just for Your Lips
- Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia: An Ayurvedic Perspective
- Ready to Convert Negative Habits into Healthy Rituals?
All posts by Monica Bloom
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
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
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
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
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
What Causes 90% of All Disease?
Last week I asked, “What causes 90% of all disease?” I received great participation with varying answers. Some of the most common guesses were stress, inflammation, bad diet, ama/toxins, mal-functioning agni/digestion, and our busy minds. The answer?...
- Posted April 11, 2016
Heavy, Tamasic Mind? Food to the Rescue
Huh? Tamasic mind? What’s that? Keep reading, but we’ll start with our eating habits, then roll into what a Tamasic mind looks like. Can we all agree, we rarely tend to overeat fruits or veggies? More often than...
- Posted March 22, 2016
Poop Little Balls? How to Fix It.
Over the past week, I’ve received several requests for me to talk about constipation, who poop little balls, and other vata digestion issues. I’ve always been pretty candid (pitta), and there’s no turning back now, so I’ll...
- Posted March 15, 2016
Check Your Tongue!
Every morning when you wake up, check your tongue. If you have a tongue scraper, scrape it a few times to get the night time slop off of it. After that, look again. If it is pink...
- Posted March 7, 2016
Dosha-lutions for Your Life Challenges
Many people chose January 1 as the day to turn over a new leaf and rework their life habits. I don’t think that’s a bad plan. The only bad thing is punishing yourself or quitting all together...
- Posted February 18, 2016