The Surprising Secrets of a Good Night’s Sleep

When you’re asleep, your body restores itself—which is why next to eating well and exercising, getting enough sleep is the most important thing you can do for your health. But how can you best prepare yourself for a restful night? Meditation and reading a book before bedtime can help,…

4X SOUPS FOR COLD WINTER DAYS

Soup is the ultimate comfort food. But people in-the-know are also aware that it can be just as comforting to prepare them. Because they take a while to simmer and fill your house with amazing smells, they’re perfect for slowing down and cooking mindfully. These four recipes are very…

Discover Our Curated Slow Living Book List

More and more people are trading in their modern, stressful lives for a quieter existence that involves spending more time at home. As a result, the slow living concept is being applied more often. Slow living is a lifestyle that aligns perfectly with the Rituals philosophy. It helps us…

EMBRACE THE ART OF SOULFUL LIVING

A new year and a new start — how will you make 2018 the best year yet? It’s so simple yet incredibly powerful: learn to live with intent. When you do that, you’ll rediscover every bit of happiness and beauty life has to offer. Modern-day life is much like a high-…

CREATE RITUALS ALL YEAR ROUND

“You can’t catch happiness; it has to catch you. Slow down so it has an easy target.” So there you are, stepping onto the scale after a month of holiday indulgences. This year, you promise yourself, will be the one where you lose those 4 kg and keep them…

THIS IS WHY WE CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH FAMILY

Birthdays. Weddings. And of course, Christmas and New Year’s. Celebrations like these aren’t defined by material goods or how much money is being spent. Instead, they rely upon the guest list. It’s been that way since the beginning of recorded time. Dating all the way back to our tribal…

COSY WINTER PLAYLIST CURATED BY RITUALS

Now that the days are shorter and the air is much colder, we really long for warm and comfy nights at home with our loved ones. To make your winter evenings even more cosy, we curated a list of songs that’ll warm you right up. The playlist, which can…

YOU HAVE NO CAUSE FOR ANYTHING BUT GRATITUDE AND JOY

This quote, attributed to the wise Buddha, is not only true but is also great inspiration for creating holiday rituals. The season of giving is also the season of thankfulness for what you’ve been given. And what’s more: scientists have proven that being thankful leads to experiencing more joy….

You Never Lose by Loving, You Only Lose by Holding Back

I wish I could tell you that we live in a perfect world. But I’d be lying. The truth is, although humanity has come a long way in terms of technological advancement, this is not our finest hour. We still battle war, disease, famine, corruption, racism and inequality worldwide,…

7 WAYS TO HEAL YOUR BODY & MIND BY OPENING YOUR HEART

December has started: a month marked with celebration, family and special holiday rituals. With all the extra items on your to-do list, it’s easy to forget to care for yourself. When you open your heart, you not only show love for yourself—you also better prepare yourself to receive love…