Your Rituals

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Listen to Rituals' Most Laidback Playlist Yet

  • By RITUALS
  • Sun Jan 06 2019

By now, you’re probably a fan of our Spotify playlists—what better way to add some more soul to your daily life? But this new one takes slowing down to a whole new level. Filled with chilled out tracks by popular artists like Air, Four Tet and Floating Points, our Super Slow playlist is the ultimate soundtrack to your lazy evenings and weekends.  

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Chill out With the Coolest Dad

  • By RITUALS
  • Sat Jun 16 2018

Want to give Dad an extra Father’s Day present? Play him this Spotify list filled with laidback tracks while you relax together on this special day. Introduce him to newer artists like Mirror Signal and remind him of some of the greats like J.J. Cale.

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Making Tiny Miracles Happen

  • By RITUALS
  • Fri Jun 01 2018
  • 4 min read

The Tiny Miracles Foundation was founded in 2012 by Laurien Meuter. Focusing on communities in India, the foundation’s mission is to eliminate extreme poverty through a holistic approach, with an emphasis on healthcare, education and employment – as well as maintaining the happiness, rituals and traditions of communities. Laurien tells us about her life-changing journey with Tiny Miracles.

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Soothe Your Baby with the Power of Night-time Rituals

  • By RITUALS
  • Wed May 30 2018
  • 4 min read

We all could use more rituals in our lives—they soothe us, help us live in the moment, and add much-needed structure to our day. Babies in particular benefit from the regularity made possible through rituals, especially when it comes to their sleeping patterns. Here are some helpful hints on how to bond with your baby during his night-time routine.

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Baobab Superballs with Raw Cocoa and Matcha

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri Apr 20 2018

A snack rolled into little balls that is very easy to make and delicious for any moment of the day. Mix fresh nuts like pistachios and/or almonds with a ripe banana, Medjoul dates, baobab powder and matcha powder. This mixture is then rolled into little balls and coated in raw cacao. Your super snack is ready!

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Discover Beautiful Nature in Your Own Backyard

  • By RITUALS
  • Mon Apr 16 2018
  • 3 min read

Now that spring has officially sprung, we’re all thinking about spending more time outdoors. And we’ve got some great news: you don’t need to travel far to experience the best nature has to offer. Read on to explore 3 amazing destinations that don’t require a plane ticket or a passport.

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Healthy Recipe for a Delicious Detox

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri Mar 30 2018

Detoxing is a healthy and effective ritual—we all know that. What you may not know, however, is that you don’t have to deprive your taste buds while doing it. These four recipes, designed exclusively for Rituals by our expert Mirjam, are low in calories but high in flavour: eating responsibly never tasted so good.

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Set Your Pace with Our Soulful Running Playlist

  • By RITUALS
  • Mon Mar 26 2018
  • 3 min read

Running is a great cardio workout, but did you know it’s also good for the soul? Running outside in nature is particularly soothing, as it is also an excellent opportunity for meditation.  We’ve created a Spotify playlist that’s sure to become your ideal running companion, filled with tracks to that engage both body and mind.

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3 Post-Workout Shakes Your Body Will Love

  • By Nigel Van Der Horst
  • Tue Mar 20 2018

We all know that working out regularly benefits mind, body and soul. But to get optimal results, you need to fuel your body properly. Chef, cookbook author and fitness model Nigel van der Horst shares some recipes for post-workout shakes that give you all the nutrients you need to make the most out of your workout.

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Create a Healthy Plate with These Tips

  • By Nigel Van Der Horst
  • Fri Mar 16 2018
  • 3 min read

Everybody has to eat to survive, but how conscious are you of what you’re eating? We asked chef, fitness model and author of the book Chef with Lef Nigel van der Horst about the most important things to consider when it comes to mealtime. Keep reading for some unmissable advice about building the perfect plate.

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Eat Smart with These Professional Tips

  • By Nigel Van Der Horst
  • Thu Mar 08 2018
  • 3 min read

For your body to function optimally, it needs the best fuel. Chef, cookbook author and fitness model Nigel van der Horst shares some important advice about “intelligent eating,” and what it means for your daily life. Read on to discover his expert tips.

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Sweet Matcha Recipes to Treat Your Soul

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri Feb 23 2018

Matcha tea is the latest foodie trend—and if you haven’t tried it yet, these recipes are a great introduction to the ingredient. Packed with antioxidants, Matcha tea comes from Japan and has a pleasantly bitter taste. These 3 recipes are definite comfort food—not terribly healthy for the body, but amazing for the soul.

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These Wellness Podcasts Will Change Your Life

  • By RITUALS
  • Mon Feb 19 2018
  • 3 min read

Podcasts are completely in right now, and we understand why. Listening to them is easy, it barely costs any (extra) time), and they’re available everywhere. Perhaps even more importantly, they’re jam-packed with tips and tricks to make the most out of life. That’s why we’re happy to share this special selection of podcasts with you.

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An Interview with Sleep Expert Dr. Els van der Helm

  • By RITUALS
  • Wed Feb 07 2018
  • 3 min read

We all know we should be getting between 7-9 hours of sleep per night, but how often do we actually hit this target? We talk with Dr. Els van der Helm, sleep expert and founder of the app Shleep, about why sleep is so important and how we can improve its overall quality. Read on for some practical advice from somebody who studies the science of sleep.

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Why We Celebrate the Holidays with Family

  • By RITUALS
  • Wed Dec 20 2017
  • 3 min read

The holidays are about a lot of things: delicious food, exchanging gifts and festive parties, just to name a few. And what do all of these things have in common? We share them with friends and family. Commemorating special occasions with loved ones is a ritual dating back to ancient times—this is why.

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Veggie Adventures: An Interview with Mirjam-Leslie Pringle

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Tue Nov 21 2017
  • 4 min read

Mirjam Leslie-Pringle is like so many of us: busy with work, family and trying to live her best life. A vegetarian cookbook author, photographer and mother of three, Mirjam spends her days on the beautiful island of Ibiza. There she cooks, writes, takes portraits and is preparing to open a store—in the following interview, she talks about how she combines all of this while still living a full and healthy life.

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Make Time for Slow Travelling in Japan

  • By RITUALS
  • Fri Nov 10 2017
  • 3 min read

Have you ever come back from holiday feeling more exhausted than when you left? The solution to this is simple: embrace the concept of slow travel. We’ve curated a list of places in Japan for you where internet connections are scarce and local living inspires you to slow down.

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Discover These Recipes Inspired by India

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri Oct 20 2017

Did you know that you can create more balance in your life by taking care of your body from the inside?  These five Ayurvedic recipes will not only treat your taste buds, they’ll also awaken inner harmony. For a stronger mind-body connection, get cooking.

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Baked Lima Bean Salad with Walnuts

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri Sep 01 2017

If you want to introduce more nutrition into your diet but don’t want to skimp on flavour, this warm salad has you covered. Made with lima beans and walnuts, the dish takes very little time to prepare and the ginger gives it a unique and interesting kick.

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Red Beet and Red Endive Salad

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri Jun 30 2017

This salad, made with red beets and red endive is not only delicious, it’s also extremely good for your skin. Red and orange coloured fruit and vegetables fight the ageing of the skin and last but not least, it’s also a boost to your immune system. So start eating!  

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Get to know Evy Gruyaert

  • By RITUALS
  • Thu Jun 29 2017
  • 3 min read

Evy Gruyaert gained fame as a television presenter and a contributor to sport programmes like 'Start2Run'. You may also know her from her famous phrase 'Ik ben zo fier op u' (I'm so proud of you). These days, most people know her as a yoga guru. Her first introduction to the sport came after she suffered a serious knee injury that forced her to stop exercising.

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Avocado and Dukkah on Toast

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri Jun 16 2017

Dukkah is an Egyptian mix of roasted nuts, seeds and herbs that instantly adds a great Eastern twist to this simple breakfast. Once it’s made, you can keep the golden mixture in a closed, dry container for a long time to enjoy it again with this dish or other ones.

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Keep it Simple, Unclutter Your Life

  • By RITUALS
  • Fri Jun 16 2017
  • 3 min read

Have you ever looked around your house and felt overwhelmed at the sheer volume of the stuff you own? You’re not alone. Let us introduce you to Marie Kondo and her philosophy: “The question of what you want to own is actually the question of how you want to live your life.”

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Hammam: The History of the Hot Steam Bath

  • By RITUALS
  • Mon Jun 05 2017
  • 3 min read

The renewed Ritual of Hammam collection translates one of the oldest cleansing traditions in the world for modern times. The Turkish baths are now popular worldwide, and with good reason. Keep reading to learn how the wellness ceremony originated and about the authenticity of this purifying ritual.

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Japanese Salad with Kale and Wakame

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri May 26 2017

This tasty salad contains wakame, a brown seaweed or kelp that is common in Japanese, Korean and Chinese cuisines. It promotes good health in a variety of ways, including being a great source of calcium and iron. It’s also rich in vitamins A, C, E and K which are instrumental in maintaining beautiful skin.

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Be the Change You Want to See in the World

  • By RITUALS
  • Thu May 25 2017
  • 4 min read

How often do you take this quote by heart? The inspiring and famous line by Mahatma Gandhi might be the proof that change can start with an individual action. Find out all about Gandhi, who made it his mission to passively fight for justice and equality. He said it, you can do it: you can make a difference in the world.

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Spring Cleaning Rituals

  • By RITUALS
  • Thu Mar 16 2017
  • 4 min read

We simply love the warmth and cosiness of wintertime, but there is something else that we anticipate at the end of winter even more: the start of spring. Our hearts fill with joy and positivity thanks to its rebirth, renewal and re-energising sentiment.