All posts by Monica Bloom

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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    What are Doshas, Exactly?

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

    • Posted October 27, 2014
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    Dosha Watching

    Hey! If you ever want a fabulous place to analyze doshas (dosha watching!), do it at the airport. The airport has heaps of people from all walks of life all trying to get somewhere in a timely...

    • Posted September 7, 2014
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    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 not too odd. But the thing is...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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  • Mood Food
    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 July 21, 2014
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    East vs West

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

    • Posted July 11, 2014
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    End of Spring: Kapha Magazine and Playlist

    HAPPY Kapha Season! Kapha season goes from late winter through spring, and is wrapping up now! I’ve created a kapha playlist! That’s right, music to shake your booty to while spring cleaning. Nothing better to get a...

    • Posted June 27, 2014
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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 June 11, 2014
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    Quality of Mind

    You might be wondering why I talk about the 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 won’t be...

    • Posted May 30, 2014
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    What Causes 90% of All Disease?

    On the HeyMonicaB facebook page, sometimes I like to do Ayurvedic quizzes! Last week I asked, “What causes 90% of all disease?” and I got great participation with varying answers. Some of the most common guesses were...

    • Posted May 23, 2014
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    Clear or Partly Cloudy?

    Ok, we don’t normally tend to overeat fruits or veggies, do we? But quite often we mindlessly grab salty snacks and sweet candies just because they are hanging out (like at the office), regardless of hunger. Then...

    • Posted May 20, 2014
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