In today’s busy world, business psychologist and author Tony Crabbe says only one thing truly matters: the art of paying attention. Read our interview with him to learn more.
What’s in a dream? Your nightly reveries hold more meaning than you think. Read on for the history of dreams – plus, some common interpretations.
China is on the path to recovery after being shut down by COVID-19. Tune in for a very special episode of the Rituals podcast as we interview three residents about their experiences and their hopes for a new beginning.
Life isn’t made up of big moments, it’s made up of many small moments. Now let’s make them count.
In this interview, Director Innovations & Sustainability Niki Schilling explains how a why Rituals commits to making a positive impact on the planet.
Our nightly 8 hours are essential, yet for many they remain a mystery. Tune into our podcast as we talk to sleep experts and learn why sleep is so important.
Washing our hands is more important than ever, to ward off viruses and bacteria that we might encounter during our day. Here are our easy tips to turn it into a soothing experience.
From relaxing tunes to chillout classics, this playlist is the perfect background to an afternoon of lounging.
From the best way to set up your bedtime to its effects on your health, Dr. Rebecca Robbins is the expert in all things sleep.
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.
Whenever things get a bit busy or overwhelming, routines add stability and much-needed balance to our lives. They comfort us, give us more energy, and improve our overall well-being. Explore some simple routines you can do at home to unwind and help you become your best self.
Slowing down is the key to happiness. But where to begin? Discover these simple routines you can practice daily to help you rediscover the beauty of life.
Japanese artist Sachiko Abe has a creative way to relax. To calm her mind, she cuts strips of paper for hours on end.
Whether in the workplace, on the move or right at home, wellness is everywhere. Read on to meet three powerful women who are working to make the world of wellness even better.
Our sleep playlist is designed to soothe away the day and lull you into hours of sweet dreams.
Looking for bedtime perfection? Sleep expert Dr. Rebecca Robbins gives you her advice on building a relaxing routine.
Get into a Valentine’s Day state of mind with our line-up of books that celebrate love in every form.
Let your bouquet speak for you with the subtle art of hanakotoba, the ancient Japanese art of communicating through flowers.
As the cold, gloomy reality of winter looms, the Blue Monday blues can easily creep in. These 8 healthy routines are the perfect remedy.
You’ve set your New Year’s resolutions – now it’s time to treat yourself. Get ready for an indulgent 2020 with these seven self-care tips for body, mind and soul.
We’ve spent the past month eating, socialising and lazing about, and it’s starting to show. Here are five quick ways to detox your body – and spirits – before the biggest night of the year.
In this column, Rituals’ CEO Raymond Cloosterman shares his view on happiness, why it’s most gratifying when it’s shared & how to find it in everyday life.
There’s nothing like music to create that festive feeling. From Chris Rea to Wham!, our Christmas Classics Spotify Playlist will have you singing along in the car, around the tree & everywhere in between.
Between school, friends and so much more, life’s busy for today’s teenagers. Here are simple ways they can bring the Holi joy to their jam-packed schedules.
Seasons change, and so should your self-care routines. Here are 9 easy everyday tips for health and well-being during the cold winter months.
Looking for a new fragrance? Discover how to find a scent that suits you best, where you should spray it, and other tips to make it last all day.
We fired 3 questions at CEO Raymond Cloosterman about the special partnership between Rituals and the Rijksmuseum, two iconic brands from Amsterdam.
Discover how the ancient Japanese legend of 1000 paper cranes, or Senbazuru, continues to inspire peace & happiness today.
Do you love the scent of burning incense sticks? There’s a tradition-rich “incense village” in Vietnam that you should know about.
Television producer and fitness guru Arie Boomsma has many daily habits. Read all about his everyday routines for health & happiness in this interview.
Public parks are a source of well-being. Here’s why they make us happier & healthier, and where you can find the world’s most beautiful community parks.
It’s vacation season—the perfect time to relax with a soul-nourishing audiobook. These 10 audiobooks should definitely be on your summer listening list.
The design of our Amsterdam Collection was inspired by a museum piece. In this interview, museum curator Femke Diercks tells all about the iconic pot.
Kintsugi is the beautiful Japanese art of fixing broken pottery with gold-painted glue. Here's how this ancient practice can improve your well-being.
Drinking tea is not just about the beverage—it’s a ceremony. Discover what Japan’s traditional tea ceremony, chadō, can do for your well-being.
Wabi-sabi writer Julie Pointer tells us why we shouldn’t aim for perfection when it comes to our homes, our lives, and the moments we share with others.
The Japanese possess a talent that we should all be trying to cultivate. It’s called inemuri, it is sleeping in public, and here’s how it works.
In Japan, happiness and good health are not goals—they’re habits. Discover what these 8 simple yet powerful habits & traditions can do for your body, mind & soul.
Fusing travel, mindfulness and creativity, Lisa Maduro found the perfect antidote to stress: Slow Escapes. We interviewed her about her unique concept.
The Japanese practice of forest bathing doesn’t involve soaking in a tub, but it can be just as relaxing. Here’s how shinrin-yoku can boost your well-being.
Did you know that looking at art isn’t just fun—it’s actually good for you? Discover why it has a relaxing effect and how it can help you in daily life.
We’ve got the perfect playlist to soundtrack your Valentine’s Day. Celebrate love with these beautiful songs that will bring out your inner romantic.
The start of the new year doesn’t fall on the same day for everyone. Today is Chinese New Year—the most important Chinese holiday—also well-known as a celebration of spring. Get to know this beautiful tradition.
When the alarm clock rings, do you rise and shine or hit snooze? Discover whether you’re a morning or evening person, and how to make that work for you.
An American woman who grew up poor in the segregated South and became the country’s first billionaire woman of colour, Oprah Winfrey is an authentic inspiration to women all around the world.
CEO & founder of Rituals Raymond Cloosterman turned a wish into a worldwide success. He explains the power behind wishing and how it can change your life.
Ready for a new holiday tradition? The Icelandic tradition of Jolabokaflod gives every family member a new book to curl up with on Christmas Eve. Dive into this lovely custom and our top 3 holiday reads.
Have you ever considered doing volunteer work? Whether it’s for altruistic reasons or simply for yourself, one thing is certain: you’ll learn a lot. Here’s how.
You don't need an advent calendar to know that Christmas is coming. But everyone loves that daily frisson of excitement you get when opening the little window on the calendar. Treat yourself to a special moment each and every day with The Ritual of Advent.
Expressing yourself through art can be very rewarding, and American artists Jason Seife and Zaria Forman have elevated it to a way of life. Discover the beautiful meaning behind their work.
What if you had a safe, relaxing place to retreat to when times get tough? Somewhere to shut out the stress and pressure of your busy life? That place exists—and it’s inside you. Discover your path to inner peace with these simple, everyday tips.
Meet Raymond Cloosterman, founder and CEO of Rituals. We talk with him about his inspiration, the journey that led to the company's worldwide success, his dedication to sustainability and of course, his ultimate ways to slow down. Get to know the man behind the brand.
Hear what expert Deborah has to say about her personal experience with yoga and how it has true life-changing potential. Check out this quick Q & A and be inspired to join our 3 Days of Yoga Program.
Did you know music can trick you into feeling less tired during a workout? Or that the right track can improve your focus, boost your mood and even influence your heart rate? Listening (and dancing!) to music can improve your mental and physical health…here’s how.
The time you’ve been waiting for is here—the new Soulwear collection is in stores. We sit down with Category Manager Karlijn Wolfs to discuss the new collection, why Soulwear belongs in every closet and of course, Karlijn’s own daily routines.
Get inspired by the important message behind our newest collection The Ritual of Holi. Dagmar, Creative Director of Rituals, shares her vision, inspiration and personal routines.
The Ritual of Happy Buddha has been our most joyous collection for years, bringing you optimism, happiness and perhaps even a little luck. Read on to discover what’s new with our happiest collection.
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.
Sometimes you just wish there were more hours in the day. But since that’s not an option, the only solution is to try to be as productive as possible in the hours you have. We searched for tips from some of the most successful people in the world to learn how they divide and conquer their day.
Want to learn the secrets of a skincare professional? We sit down with Abigail James, a renowned beauty expert based in London, for some essential skincare tips. Get to know the woman whose healing hands are responsible for radiant skin on both sides of the Atlantic.
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.
Spring is the perfect time to pause and reflect on everything you’ve achieved so far—and what you still want to achieve. Read on to discover some new routines that will help you become the best version of yourself.
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.
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.
We all want to love and be loved. Raymond Cloosterman, CEO and founder of Rituals, talks about how the holidays are about opening your heart, especially during trying times. Read on for an uplifting message of hope and the human heart.
Ever wonder why some smells make you happy, and others bother or annoy you? Science says that scent has a profound effect on our mood. Read on to learn how you can enrich your life with the power of perfume.
Fashion photographer Anushka Menon always knew she would be an artist. Looking at her impressive portfolio; she was completely right. We talked to her about her collaboration with Rituals, how she balances work and life, and her own rituals that keep her going.