Cacao, a ‘food from the gods’ that could bring you both health and mood benefits. Let’s look at what science and experience say about cacao ceremonies.
From setting intentions to treating your mind, body and soul, try these expert tips to stop feeling lonely and embrace the benefits of being happy alone
From what to eat to intermittent fasting, fitness and the philosophy of ikigai, try these longevity-boosting tips from Japan for a healthier, longer life.
Dive into the Clean, Conscious & Caring world of Rituals and get tips from sustainable storyteller Jemma Finch, to guide you towards a greener future.
Whether it’s mental energy or physical energy, sometimes we could all do with a boost to replenish and renew ourselves. Here’s 9 easy ways you can do it.
Discover the incredible history of haiku poetry and how these poems can inspire you every day.
Whether you have recently moved in or your house just doesn’t feel like home, try cleansing and rejuvenating the energy. Giselle La Pompe-Moore, spiritual guide, meditation teacher and founder of Project Ajna, shows you how.
The perfect lunchtime or light supper solution, this Japanese noodle and salmon bowl is super fresh and tasty. We like to serve it cold, perfect for a sunny spring day.
A simple guide to becoming more energised every, single, day.
Life is beautiful yet fleeting—this is the sentiment behind the Japanese celebration of Hanami. When admiring the Sakura, we are reminded that each moment is a gift and should be celebrated as such.
Whether chatting with friends or colleagues, the power of effective storytelling can surprise and delight. Discover how.
A dive into Jiriki Seitai: a form of Japanese self-healing bodywork for a flexible body, an increased immune system, and an improved natural healing capacity.
The fleeting Japanese hanami season, when the beautiful cherry blossom blooms, reminds us that nothing lasts forever and to appreciate every passing moment.
Spring symbolises rebirth, a fresh start and new beginnings. Learn the health benefits of sunlight and spring cleaning, and make the most of the new season.
Shopping for skincare? Understand the ingredients and you'll be able to identify what will work for you, whilst swerving the fads.
It can put a spring in your step and a smile on your face which is why we need more, more, more of it. Here’s where you can find your fix…
Meaning “how you like it cooked” these delicious pancakes will feed the whole family.
Looking to take your meditation practice to the next level? Try aromatherapy. Learn how surrounding yourself with certain scents can enhance your sense of inner calm.
Want to create a private meditation retreat in your own house? These tips will help you turn any space into the perfect at-home meditation space.
Let’s dive into the scientific facts and well-being benefits associated with incense meditation.
Wabi-sabi is the 2018 decor trend everyone needs to know about. This ancient Japanese art focuses on the beauty of imperfection. At home, that means the use of organic materials, pieces with imperfections and embracing authenticity. Find the beauty in the not-so-perfect!
Discover the wonderful benefits of switching off from work and the world around you. Here’ how to do it.
If you don’t know the difference between your prana and your chi or how to use your soul energy to regulate your emotions, you’re about to find out.
This wonderful, seasonal, dish is the prefect add-on to your Easter brunch table. The colours of green, yellow and white really pop in this recipe and you can make it totally vegan if you leave out the poached eggs.
Meditation myth #1: you have to do it a long time for it to be effective. This guided practice can relax your mind in only 5 minutes.
In Conversation: Rituals Creative Director Dagmar Brusse and Happiness Ambassador Mo Gawdat talk about the challenge to make you happy.
Did you know that sleeping doesn’t just improve your looks? It works wonders for your health and happiness too. Here’s how.
You’ve heard that sleep is essential, but what does it actually do for you? From flushing out toxins to balancing our mental health, our nightly 7-8 hours have a massive impact on our bodies and minds. Sleep expert Dr. Rebecca Robbins tells us what happens.
We’ve rounded up the most calmingingredients around to create this menu that will keep you relaxed by day and promote sleep at night.
Energy Healer Millana Snow shares 5 practical tips about how to be mindful with your energy & attention.
Treat your dad to this super tasty banana bread combo with cheesecake topping and homemade salted caramel sauce. An irresistibly good combo!
For anybody wanting some guidance on sun salutations, this video is for you.Expert Deborah explains the meaning behind these very popular series of postures and takes you through them step by step.
Descending from the Buddhist ritual of flower offerings, forget ready-made bouquets this year and embrace Ikebana
With no prep required come morning, these overnight oats are a simple, tasty breakfast that will give you a welcome energy boost.
School, yoga class, university, we bet some of the best female bonds you have blossomed without you even realising.
Want to drift off with ease and sleep deeply tonight? Factor this relaxing guided meditation in to your bedtime routine.
Renaud Goigoux is the creative mastermind behind the beautiful dishes at restaurant Rouhi at The House of Rituals. Discover what inspires the Head Chef of this Eastern-influenced restaurant.
Discover the beauty of loungewear fragrances and uplift your mood with scent.
Not sure what you’re passionate about? Here are 5 ways to find and live your passions.
Science has proven that keeping a daily gratitude journal has benefits on your body, mind and even relationships. We reveal the benefits here.
Want to fall asleep faster and dose deeper each night? Good quality sleep is within reach with this simple guide.
Feeling the benefits of the Happiness Masterclass? Here’s 5 ways to spread those Good vibes.
Happiness ambassador and author of Solve for Happy reveals how to get the most out of life, every day.
Happiness might seem random, but according to happiness expert Mo Gawdat it’s so predictable that he created a simple formula for it.
Happiness is an essential part of well-being. Rather than strive to be happy ‘one day’, here are 6 reasons to be happy today.
Revealed: Why we think negatively, the 7 types of inner critic, plus how to demand positive thoughts from that voice in your head.
We all strive for a happier life, but few of us seem to know what happiness truly is. Find out what lies at its heart, and how to bring more of it into your life.
If you find it hard to think positive, try these 4 simple exercises to help you let the good vibes in!
Happiness, fun, and joy are not born equal, in fact one can be detrimental to our mindset if not experienced with care. Happiness expert Mo Gawdat reveals all.
Being mindful and content in the moment is a big part of being happy. Here we reveal 5 simple tips for living in the present.
We place so much importance on finding someone to love, but do you love yourself? Here we reveal 3 ways to boost your self-esteem.
By standing up to what scares us, we unlock our true potential. Read on to learn how to face your fears...
Do you dream of being successful? In this article, we drill down into what true success looks like and how to achieve it.
Who are you, really? Like the deepest depths of the ocean, the real you is something you probably have not truly seen yet. Here’s how to see clearly.
Music has the power to alter your mental state and this Rituals playlist is packed with tunes to get you in the mood to work.
Feeling a twinge or two from all the time you’re spending at your desk? These five tips will help protect your spine and keep you on top form.
Everyone talks about work-life balance, but shouldn’t life come first? We reveal 5 tips to help you balance your home and career.
From scheduling to healthy eating to finding a way to fit in that workout, here are our top tips make most of your time spent at home.
From immune support and stress relief to a stronger body, Qigong is a gentle workout that's surprisingly effective.
Set yourself up for a great day with our guide to becoming a “morning person”.
The perfect meal for enjoying with a loved one, try this traditional lumpiang hubad-inspired recipe.
Dish out the heat with heart-warming recipes that are perfect to help fight off the winter chill.
Crystals have permeated the wellness world, but what can they do for you and how do you use them? Crystal expert Emma Lucy Knowles reveals all.
With complexion-nourishing nutrients, this quick and tasty salad is ideal for a healthy lunch or delicious side.
Want to discover who you truly are and love that person? The Comparison Coach Lucy Sheridan reveals how...
From the truth about skin types to layering your products like a pro, identifying the routine your complexion craves has never been simpler.
Looking to get happy? Here are 5 simple tips to help you achieve a positive mindset.
Skincare ambassador Abigail and food expert Mirjam collaborated on this exclusive recipe that feature skin-nurturing ingredients. This super bowl is a treat for your taste buds and your complexion.
Treat your connective tissue nicely and it will reward you with flexibility, higher energy levels and a glowier complexion.
The incredible health benefits of power walking include lowering your blood pressure, getting fit, improving your heart health and boosting your mental well-being.
The moon affects all living things, but humans are the only beings who can experience this in full. Discover how to best optimise your nights based on the moon.
You don’t have to deprive your taste buds while eating healthy. The proof? This mouth-watering baked cauliflower rice with tempeh. It’s nutrient-rich, low in calories and high in flavour. Eating healthy never tasted so good.
After a mysterious illness, painter and poet, Satsuki, set out on a journey of re-discovery and the results were life-changing.
Forget Blue Monday and focus your energy and intention on the concept of Blue Mind and how you can use water to de-stress and boost positivity.
Pilates is a total body & soul workout—it strengthens your muscles as well as your mind. If you want to get to know the basics, this video is for you.
From lifestyle tricks to skincare swaps, we reveal how to get smooth, glowing, happy and hydrated skin top to toe.
It might feel awkward but chanting om at the end of a yoga class could be the secret to finding your inner calm. Here’s how…
Be kind, start small and go slow are just some of the ways you can create healthy, long-term and achievable habits that stick.
“Skin fasting” – the act of avoiding (all) skincare products to "detox" your complexion – is a hot topic these days. But does it work?
Reflection is a powerful tool. If you suspect you’re not being true to who you really are, try these 5 reflection exercises to help you find the real you.
For real and long-lasting change in your life, this simple alternative mindset can help you set achievable and productive intentions for the New Year.
We’ve spent the past month eating and lazing about, and we’re starting to feel it weighing us down. Here are six quick ways to boost your body – and spirits – before this year closes.
If you need a helping hand getting into the festive spirit, let us guide you to our expertly curated Christmas Classics Spotify playlist with over 60 incredible tunes.
We chat to the Brit-born artist who walks for up to 12 hours a day to create beautiful, but ephemeral, pieces in the snow.
Wow your friends and family when you serve up this delicious sticky toffee cake at the Christmas table! They’ll be talking about this indulgent dessert long into the new year.
Having trouble concentrating? We have the solution, and it’s as simple as breathing. This meditation will help you focus and block out all distractions.
Stargazing is one of nature’s most concrete reminders that even at times of darkness, light persists. Discover a plethora of reasons why you should always look up.
It's Christmas dinner with an Asian twist. Feast your eyes on this wonderful, healthy and delicious menu. From a 10-vegetable soup to green side dishes and steamed white fish with ginger.
Thrive at your desk job with this after-work vinyasa yoga routine! By loosening and lengthening your muscles, the poses undo the damage of sitting all day.
Let go of the day’s stress to prepare for a calm night & better sleep with this guided evening meditation by expert Deborah Quibell.
This 15 minute guided meditation is the perfect antidote to living on autopilot. Try it, stop going through the motions and live in the moment.
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.
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.
Swerve stress and embrace love with our guide to traversing the holidays with ease.
Lighting candles during the hectic festive countdown is a simple, soulful way to take a moment to pause and reflect. Here’s why it’s a tradition worth holding onto.
Looking for the perfect holiday beauty look? Discover the 10 must-haves that should be in every girl’s make-up bag.
These page-turners will transport you to far-flung lands and leave you feeling rejuvenated with each passing chapter.
Curl up with a good book in one hand and a seasonal heartwarming drink like Moon milk in the other. It’s time to be cosy and comfortable.
Meditate your way to a creative breakthrough! This guided meditation boosts your creativity and makes you more receptive to inspiration.
The Art of Yang Sheng, an ancient Chinese practice, advocates that it’s better to prevent than to cure. Here’s a few ways you can practice the art of self-healing.
Better concentration, a good night’s sleep, less stress and beautiful dreams: discover how scents can positively influence body and soul.
Keep well this season by supercharging your meals with these immune-boosting foods.
Candle meditation is a peaceful and surprisingly easy way to connect your body, mind and soul, and to feel calm and happy this festive season.
Prepared with pan-fried tofu, stir-fried bok choy and a spicy hoisin sauce, this is one bowl of deliciousness that will warm your body and soul from tip to toe.
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.
In Ayurveda, the practice of “abhyanga”, has the life-changing power to alter the way you think about and treat your body for the better. Here’s how...
Brighten your mood and feel happy throughout the depths of winter with this enlightening guide.
We reveal the wonderful benefits of being compassionate towards others and yourself.
Nothings beats a soul-warming, hearty bowl of vegetable Singapore-style noodles on these cold and dark October evenings.
Want to experience autumn in all its glory? Discover the most spectacular destinations around the world to visit in autumn.
Dry body brushing can help you look and feel better every single day, here we reveal how to get the most out of this routine.
Calling all spice lovers! On tonight’s menu is a delicious black bean veggie burger with a cheeky piri piri sauce.
Discover the secrets of fragrance, learn the lingo and understand how to shop for perfumes you’ll love, every time.
In today’s sustainably-conscious world, we share 8 ways to reconcile a love of hoarding books with a more mindful approach to collecting.
Discover Rituals’ innovative new unisex eau de parfum, L’Eclat, through the mind of the man who made it.
Want to feel your best this autumn? From tackling anxiety with binaural beats to taking inspiration from lunar living, this is how to boost your mood this fall.
Stay happy and grounded as summer evolves into autumn with these simple tips for body, mind and soul.
Centuries old, the celebration of Tsukimi will inspire you to take a moment’s pause and count your blessings.
Turn down the heat for summer with food expert Mirjam Leslie-Pringle’s take on the traditional Spanish gazpacho!
Beautiful hair doesn’t have to take ages to style. Intuitive styling, where you work with your hair’s natural texture, is the latest trend to embrace.
Immerse yourself in the art of meditation by trying out one of these guided practices for body, mind and being in the present moment.
This veggie take on crispy Peking duck pancakes is so convincing that you might even prefer it to the traditional version.
Discover 5 easy habits to help you recharge, re-energise and boost your productivity when the midday blues come a-calling.
An itinerary filled with mindful moments and nature, how to take in Amsterdam and come home rested.
You want your home to be both comforting and inviting. You can do this by making your interior pleasing to the eye, but what about to the nose? Fragrance has a tremendous impact on how you feel, and you want your house to feel like home. Read on to learn how home scents can positively affect your mood.
It’s home spa time! Welcome to your 101 on the wondrous world of face masks and let’s dive into the basics and how to’s of face masks.
The happiest hits to boost your mood and fill you with joy. Hit play and get ready to smile and dance.
Join meditation expert Deborah Quibell as she guides you through a simple yet effective meditation practice for joyful gratitude.
Greet the sun in summer with a fruit-laden, healthy and delicious sunrise smoothie with orange blossom water.
Want to spend the entire day with a smile on your face? Then this Hatha yoga routine is the key to your happiness! Watch the video now.
Learn how cultivating a glass-half-full attitude can help you in life, love, and so much more.
Yoga expert Erica Jago takes you through a positivity meditation destined to help you think happy thoughts.
This homemade sushi salad with matcha dressing is healthy, delicious – and perfect for warm summer evenings. Loaded with antioxidants, it’s an absolute delight for your body and soul.
You asked– we answered! From how to shrink pores to which face mask you should use, these are the skin tips and advice worth reading.
As temperatures rise, our bodies crave light and healthy drinks. Here are some delicious options to serve when you need a cool treat.
Do you ever feel like a slave to your smartphone? If you’re like the average person, you check it 200 times each day. Chances are you’re in need of a digital detox.
Natural skincare has been prevalent for a while now. Thankfully, being a mindful beauty consumer is easier than you think. Here’s how you can add nature to your daily routine.
Soothe your wanderlust by letting your nose take you on a sensory journey around the world this summer.
Spent a little too long out in the sun? From less obvious tips to those things you know you should be doing, here’s how to keep your skin and body safe, happy and moisturised in the sun.
Your summer travel plans may have been cut short, but never fear. Here’s our round-up of 5 books that will take you far, far away – from the comfort of your couch.
The perfect summer isn’t about floating on an inflatable unicorn in a 5-star resort’s infinity pool. It’s much simpler than that, and it’s all in your hands. Here’s how to experience your best summer yet.
Refreshing, cooling and thirst-quenching, iced tea is the perfect summer drink. You’ll never run out of inspiration with these three easy-to-make recipes.
Want to revel in the warm, slow days of summer without feeling sluggish? These tips for finding your summer balance will both relax & recharge you.
Expert Abigail James explains why you should switch to natural skincare. She also shares some of her favourite natural skincare ingredients.
Who says you have to hit the gym to get in shape for summer? Instead of spending hours doing crunches, try our this targeted core yoga workout. Watch and learn as our expert Laura guides you to a fitter body and a deeper connection between mind, body and soul.
Don’t you just love long, warm summer days? However, the heat can sometimes make it challenging to fall asleep. With these tips, you’ll wake up well-rested every morning.
The moon’s rhythms hold untold powers, influencing the tides, animals and even humans. Read on to discover the spiritual meaning of both the full and new moons and how you can harness their energy.
Want to avoid skin flare-ups this summer? Two skin experts reveal their summer tips for clear, calm and glowing skin.
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.
Boost your energy any time of the day with this guided pranic breathing meditation. Short & simple, this exercise is the perfect natural pick-me-up.
Stunning aerial photography of landscapes seen from above creates a fresh, unexpected perspective of the world and our place in it.
Give your eyes a rest as you bask in the heat of the sun or curl up on the couch under a blanket, and let these narrators and podcasts take you on a trip.
Strengthen your arms, abs and back in just 25 minutes with this full upper body Pilates video class, taught by our expert Laura van Ree. Enjoy the burn!
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.
Channel a sunny state of mind with these simple tips to bring uplifting energy into your life.
Your lungs do a lot to keep you healthy and on the move. Return the favour with these 7 ways to keep them on top form.
Life isn’t made up of big moments, it’s made up of many small moments. Now let’s make them count.
Treat your taste buds and your body when you start your day with this delicious banana chocolate smoothie with peanut butter.
You’re so busy caring for others that you often forget to care for yourself. Discover Ayurveda and these simple self-care routines that are inspired by the ancient art of living wisely.
Meditate your way to a more energetic day! This guided morning meditation is super quick, but it will bring you energy and focus that last all day long.
Hungry for more balance in your life? These vegetarian recipes for Indian vegetable salad and aubergine curry are inspired by Ayurveda and packed with flavour.
A guided meditation that removes muscle tension in just 10 minutes? Yes, please! Expert Deborah leads you in a mental massage the recharges your body.
The Tao of Pooh explains Taoism through the tales of Winnie the Pooh. Who knew a fictional bear could be a teacher of valuable life lessons?
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.
Discover why your house is a reflection of yourself and how you can improve your life by making small changes to your living space. Familiarize yourself with feng shui.
Give your complexion a boost with these 5 easy tips for a refreshed skincare routine.
Looking for a recipe that’s fresh and healthy – with an unusual twist? Dive in to the wonderful world of umami with this delicious fresh salmon poke bowl.
Lessons from the extraordinary monks who run 38400 kilometres in a quest for living enlightenment.
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.
You’ve heard about clearing your mind, but what about your heart? Expert Deborah demonstrates a yoga practice to help you slow down during difficult times and deal with your emotions in a healthy way.
You don't need to hit the gym to get fit. These basic exercises from our fitness expert are designed to strenghten your core from the comfort of your living room. Get ready to sweat.
Science says you’re not being lazy when you’re taking some downtime; allowing your brain to wander can actually enhance your creativity. Read on to find out why we should all schedule in – nothing at all.
Bring positive energy to your day with this short morning yoga flow. The poses are quick, easy and super effective. Rise & shine!
The not-so-secret secret to living a happy and healthy life is self-care. Wellness guru Deepak Chopra has divided this important practice into six pillars. Here’s everything you need to put his ideas into practice.
Author Julie Pointer Adams tells us about the perfectly imperfect appeal of decorating with wabi-sabi – and how to bring it into your own home.
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.
There are few things more relaxing than a luxurious massage. But what if you don’t have the time or resources to book an appointment with a professional? No worries—you can take matters into your own hands at home. Read on and discover how.
With the new year approaching, a lot of us are focused on making resolutions. But what works much better is setting intentions to change your behavior. Meditation expert Erica leads you through a journaling exercise paired with meditation that will inspire you to be your best self in 2018.
You’re never too young to start meditating. Discover the health & well-being benefits of mindfulness with this guided body scan exercise for stress relief.
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.
Adding a little nature to your home interior serves a bigger purpose than just decorating it. Houseplants have the ability to improve our well-being in many ways. Get in the know about the power of houseplants.
Your home is your haven, a place to unwind & relax. Make the most of your at-home time with the soul-soothing music on this Spotify playlist.
In modern life, our stress levels are sky-rocketing and our energy tanks are running on empty. This spring, boost your energy levels with these powerful rituals.
Relax your body & mind with this yin yoga sequence. The slow, restorative poses give you a full body stretch.
Feeling a bit stuck in your thoughts? If you find yourself looking for more clarity, your search is over. In this video, yoga expert Deborah shows you how attention to breath and movement can clear your mind.
Tone up your legs and butt with this lower body Pilates sequence. Taught by expert Laura van Ree, this video class will give you a super strong workout!
Transitioning from a night of sleep to an active morning can be a challenge. But in this video, Deborah demonstrates the perfect yoga sequence to awaken your body and mind and start your day off right.
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.
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.
In the mood for a sweet and energising treat? Satisfy your snack cravings with this easy and healthy recipe for homemade matcha granola bars.
Do your body a favour by tossing together this delicious and incredibly healthy kale salad with avocado, grapefruit, red beets & umami dressing.
A nourishing breakfast that doesn’t require early-morning cooking? Try this easy recipe for overnight oats with cardamom, fresh fruits and pistachio.
Did you know that the perfect night of sleep starts when you wake up in the morning? Get our sleep expert’s top tips on building an evening of sweet dreams.
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.
We’ve all had those nights of endless tossing and turning. Our sleep expert, Dr. Rebecca Robbins gives us her top tips to solve our insomnia.
The earlier you start meditating, the more benefits it brings. Teen Stella Blu McFall tells us how she got started – and why everyone should give it a try.
Discover a natural way to effectively boost and enhance your complexion without spending a fortune. Watch our how-to video on facial yoga to get the glow.
Wondering how to make your home a stress-free haven where you can truly relax? These six easy decluttering tips will bring calm to your house and your mind.
Looking for a healthy smoothie bowl to power up your day? This energising acai & banana recipe is sweet and fresh—and also packed with skin-loving ingredients.
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.
If you want to free up some time, why not try these short beauty routine ideas that will give you a glowing complexion and shiny hair quick.
While we know most guys out there like to keep it simple, winter skincare requires a bit more effort. So, here’s an A-Z guide to keeping your skin happy while it’s cold outside.
You spent at least a third of your day at the office – how’s it impacting your health? Wellness at work is holistic – starting from your posture and going all the way to light, air quality and other concerns also factor in. Keep reading to get the lowdown.
January is the most energy-sapping month, 5 experts reveal the lesser-known, but incredibly effective, energy-boosting tips to try.
You've probably already perfected your daily skincare routine, but in winter, your skin can use a little extra love. With these tips, you’ll come through the season with beautiful skin.
As the cold, gloomy reality of winter looms, the Blue Monday blues can easily creep in. These 8 healthy routines are the perfect remedy.
Your hands reveal a lot about you – what you do, where you've been and how you're doing. Try out our mindful at-home hand care routine, and nourish both your hands and your soul.
A full moon can often bring you restless days and sleepless nights. These relaxing yoga poses will help you slow down, find balance and align your energies.
Tired of suffering from a dry, chapped pout? For some natural TLC, treat your lips with these simple tips & home remedies in winter.
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.
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.
Here’s a step-by-step recipe to give your homemade eggnog a festive (and fruity) twist this winter holiday season.
Throwing a holiday dinner party? Impress your guests with this festive recipe for bánh xèo, or Vietnamese sizzling pancakes.
Party season wreaking havoc with your complexion? Try these radiance-boosting skincare and makeup tricks to keep your skin looking healthy during winter.
Add sparkle to your holiday dinner table with this golden chickpea soup recipe with coconut milk, jalapeño peppers and turmeric.
End your day with this slow evening yoga routine to unwind, relax and sleep better. Start the video and expert Deborah will guide you through the poses.
Want to master the perfect party makeup every time? Here are 7 tips & tricks to try.
If you’re new to meditation or if you’re looking to relieve stress and tension from your body, try this guided body scan meditation by our expert Deborah.
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.
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.
Thanks to the colder weather, your comfy couch is looking more and more tempting. Cuddle up (guilt-free!) with one of these books and you’re sure to get through the fall.
An attitude of gratitude makes you happier & healthier. To cultivate gratefulness, listen to this guided meditation by expert Deborah Quibell.
Do you love the scent of burning incense sticks? There’s a tradition-rich “incense village” in Vietnam that you should know about.
Always filling your time? Try “niksen”, the Dutch art of doing nothing. It could open your mind and boost your happiness.
Want to make your house feel homely? We called on 4 inspiring women with incredible homes to share their tips for organising and styling yours.
If the cold weather is wreaking havoc on your locks, look no further than these 6 hairstylist-approved tips for good hair days whatever the forecast.
Hormones out of whack? All you need is this vinyasa yoga flow with lots of twists, inversions and other poses to restore hormonal balance. Watch the video!
A walking meditation is a powerful practice to increase health & happiness. Go for a mindful stroll with this spoken guided meditation by expert Deborah.
Television producer and fitness guru Arie Boomsma has many daily habits. Read all about his everyday routines for health & happiness in this interview.
Sad summer’s over? 6 post-vacation tips for a smooth return to your daily routine after a long break.
These crispy pancakes with an Eastern twist truly are culinary masterpieces! Here’s how you whip up these easy yet deliciously refined breakfast pancakes.
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.
These homemade coconut yoghurt popsicles with pomegranate are not just a sweet way to get through summer, they’re healthy too. Here’s our recipe!
Just like most things in life, packing for your holiday should be about the things that are most essential. These guidelines will help you pack mindfully.
Getting your hair cut by your hairdresser can be transformative in more than one way. Here’s why barbers and hairdressers bring happiness into our life.
Boost your health and well-being by pressuring the right points. Learn more about the energy flow between your organs and the reflex points on your feet.
Summer is so much more than going on holiday for 2 weeks. The longer warmer days are filled with opportunities to celebrate the season every single moment. To inspire you, we’ve created a special Spotify playlist that’s the perfect soundtrack to a soulful summer—simply push play and start slowing down.
Stay grounded, lift your spirit, escape and get closer to nature. Discover 6 mindful and peaceful holiday destinations in the USA.
Summer is the perfect time to get playful with your face. Find inspiration with these expert-approved tips and discover joy in the art of make-up.
There’s no better way to give your skin a fresh and radiant glow than by exfoliating it properly. And no wonder – it literally removes dead skin cells to make room for new ones. But, with near-endless scrub options, which type is right for you?
Transform your outdoor space into a soulful haven where you can retreat and relax. To help you create your own garden oasis, here are 9 essential tips.
Vegetarians don’t have to miss out on umami. Enjoy the fifth taste in these summer rolls with fried oyster mushrooms, mango, avocado & lime-soy dressing.
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 summer solstice is here, bathing us in long hours of daylight. No solstice plans this year? Let these 6 sun-soaked traditions inspire & recharge you.
Practicing good karma invites more positivity in your life and helps you live more soulfully. Here’s why you should always repay unkindness with kindness.
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.
Made not with coffee but with powdered green tea, a matcha latte is a healthy energy-booster. Drink it iced for the ultimate summer pick-me-up.
By incorporating ancient traditions into their work, Aoi Yamaguchi and Peter Bellerby create unique and stunningly beautiful artworks.
A digital detox is the perfect way to hit the re-set button. Here’s how going off the grid and heading back to nature helps us reconnect with ourselves.
Not sure what hair type you have or how to style your strands? Our guide will help you identify your type and find the best hair care routine for you.
Air pollution is causing our skin to age–but there’s no need to panic. We show you how to protect your complexion from those pesky polluting particles.
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.
To give your core some much-deserved love and attention, try this Pilates & yoga fusion flow designed by our expert Laura.
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.
The art of attention is the key to living in the present moment. You can practice it throughout the day, not only on the meditation cushion. Here’s how.
Natural skincare is on the rise and being a mindful beauty consumer is easier than you think. This is how to shop for natural skincare with ease.
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.
Japan is at the top of many travel bucket lists, and with good reason. Discover some of the most unique places to visit in the land of the rising sun.
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.
From prepping to perfecting, here’s a step-by-step guide to a close and clean shave without nicks, cuts or irritation.
Try this vegetarian sunshine-yellow ‘shakshuka’ Easter recipe. Our favourite one-pan breakfast dish with eggs simmered in a stew of veggies, herbs and spices.
After a workout, how do you help your body repair and rebuild? From eating your way to strong muscles to stretching out with a self-massage, try these recovery routines.
For the modern man, the grooming traditions of the ancient samurai warriors hold some important lessons about radiating confidence & always looking fresh.
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.
You are what you eat, and the same goes for your skin. That’s why we teamed up with our foodie Mirjam Leslie-Pringle and skincare expert Abigail James for this exclusive leafy green stir fry recipe.
What can your skin tell you about your health? Discover the ancient Chinese technique of face mapping with skincare expert Abigail James.
Have you mastered how to meditate yet? Well done! Why not reward yourself with 15 minutes of ultimate body relaxation? Discover this practice today.
Double cleansing really is a quick, easy and effective way to wash your face. If you want to unlock great skin, this two-step cleansing routine is the key.
Skincare expert Abigail James helps you put together the perfect morning and evening routine for your skin—from quick fixes to a long, luxurious treatment.
Yin yoga brings your body & mind into a state of deep relaxation, which can help you sleep. Try this soothing bedtime sequence for a perfect night’s rest.
Fusing travel, mindfulness and creativity, Lisa Maduro found the perfect antidote to stress: Slow Escapes. We interviewed her about her unique concept.
Discover how escaping the hectic pace of modern life by retreating into nature can benefit you, and where you can find the world’s most beautiful forests.
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.
Ready to step up your mindful meditation game? We’ve got the perfect 20 minute practice to take you to the next level.
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.
Meditation can do incredible things for your body, mind and soul. And the best part? All you need to get started is a few deep breaths.
Living in the moment is easier than it seems. Try this guided meditation with expert Deborah and discover how just 10 minutes of meditation can help.
Want to become more flexible—both physically and mentally? To help you relax more and stress less, try this soothing sequence of yin yoga poses.
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.
Wondering how to meditate for more relaxation? Get ready to clear your mind with this 20 minute meditation designed by expert Deborah and find your calm.
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.
Winter is here, but did you know that chilly temperatures can actually be good for your health? Here's how using the cold in your daily routines keeps you warm.
Need an easy way to get rid of the day’s stress? In just 5 minutes, this meditation designed by expert Deborah will completely relax your body.
We all know we should slow down. But where to start? With this guided meditation from our expert Deborah, of course. Create relaxation in only 20 minutes.
This recipe for kale soup and cauliflower masala ticks all your boxes: warming, delicious and super healthy. The perfect comfort food for winter.
Looking for a way to stop those racing thoughts? Let us help unwind your mind in just 10 minutes with this meditation.
Sleep is the best medicine for body and mind. Getting the recommended 7-8 hours per night keeps us healthy and balanced and improves our overall quality of life. Read on to discover some lesser known tips for getting the perfect night’s sleep.
Strengthening your ‘mindfulness muscle’ can help you handle stress better. In this interview, the internationally renowned psychologist Erin Olivo from New York explains how mindfulness-based stress therapy works. And how you can practice it while taking a shower.
What if you could live more mindfully by simply taking 5 minutes out of your day? It’s not magic.. it’s meditation! Let expert Deborah guide you through it.
Stop setting resolutions, because we have something better for you. Expert Deborah walks you through the philosophy of Sankalpa, and how setting intentions from within can be the start of your best year ever.
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.
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.
Turn heads and dazzle every room you enter this holiday season with our exclusive night look, designed with innovative, limited edition make-up from The Ritual of Cleopatra collection. Watch the video and learn how to let your inner beauty shine through for Christmas.
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.
Love your lattes? Expert Mirjam shares 3 varieties that use vegetable milk instead of regular milk. Try a Golden Milk (with turmeric!) Beetroot & Cocoa or Chai Latte for an Ayurvedic twist on your favourite beverage.
With a new year approaching, it might be time for a change. Here are 9 small things you can do to make a healthy and fresh start in 2019.
Traveling over 6 continents in 5 years with 3 kids in tow, filmmakers Renata Heinen and Rolf Winters were searching for wisdom. In their documentary Down to Earth, they share what they learned.
Never underestimate the power of wishing. According to expert Deborah Quibell, wishing can be the first step on the path to achieving what you want in life. Discover the magic behind how a wish becomes reality.
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.
Some people are blessed with healthy locks, others have to work for them. Thankfully, everybody can achieve it without too much trouble. Say goodbye to that dry, damaged ‘do and hello to your new hair.
Whether you’re in the kitchen preparing your Thanksgiving feast or travelling to friends and family, this Spotify playlist is your go-to music for turkey time.
Ever thought of taking your kids to yoga class? Yoga isn’t only good for you, it also has amazing benefits for children. Here’s why.
After a hectic day, there’s nothing quite like yoga to unwind your mind and relax your body. Deborah takes you through the ideal routine to help you transition from an active day to a restful evening.
Do you have an attitude of gratitude? The holidays are an especially good time for expressing gratefulness for all of life’s gifts. And here’s another reason to be thankful: science says those who practice gratitude on a daily basis have an easier path to joy—read on to find out why.
Is pumpkin a part of your Thanksgiving feast? Mix it up a little this year with this savory version, filled with veggies and designed to delight your guests.
The Green School is a school without walls, in the middle of the jungle on the magical island of Bali. Read everything about this inspiring place, where children learn about the meaning of life in a holistic manner.
Wishes are powerful things—and that power can change you for the better. Discover how wishing can help you live your best life as well as some wishing ceremonies from around the world.
Food connects us all, and the Persian cuisine surrounding the celebration of Yalda brings family and friends together in a meaningful way. Try out these delicious recipes and add an exotic touch to your table.
Friendship is one of the most important contributors to a happy life. Read how you can invest in relationships with friends and make them even better.
Every day is filled with transition. From waking up to an active work day to unwinding in the evening, we’re always changing. Expert Deborah explains, in simple and practical steps, how to find your flow.
From its natural wonders to its thriving art scene, Persia—known today as Iran—has some delightful and little-known surprises worth discovering. Go exploring with us.
Feeling low on motivation? This yoga session will give you a much-needed balance boost. Deborah teaches you how to check in with your body and gain the strength to push out of your rut. Let’s get on the mat.
We've all idly wondered this: what really is the difference between day and night cream? Our skincare ambassador Abigail James breaks this down for you – and offers you advice based on your skin type.
You wash your face at night and maybe use night cream afterwards. But did you know that you should also wash your face again in the morning? Discover when and which products to use in your skincare routine.
Dreaming: we all do it. But did you know you that dreaming can help you uncover the mystery behind your (un)conscious mind? Deborah explains everything you need to know about the phenomenon of lucid dreaming.
Slowing down starts with yoga. Deborah has designed a softer, gentler yoga practice to restore balance during the times when you feel overworked and your energy levels are depleted. Simply relax and get on the mat.
Now that autumn is in full swing, you may feel a bit off-kilter. As Deborah explains in this video, our bodies and minds are sensitive to seasonal change. Watch it and discover how to restore your balance.
It’s tea time! Not only does it make us feel warm and cosy, tea actually contains healing properties. Wrap your hands around a warm mug & explore why drinking it is a healthy ritual that helps you slow down.
There’s no place like home to put you at ease and make you feel good. Here are some practical ways to turn your living space into a living well space.
There’s never a bad time for good skincare. That’s why we’ve designed three separate routines featuring products from The Ritual of Namasté. Read on to discover your new morning, evening and weekend skincare routine and be radiant 24/7.
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.
Boost mind, body and soul with these delicious yogi bowls. These 3 Asian-inspired recipes, designed by our expert Mirjam, make the perfect post-yoga meal. Balanced, tasty and just what you need to fuel yourself after a great session on the mat.
Are you hooked on yoga yet? If not, the final day of our 3 Days of Yoga program will get you there. Join expert Deborah for a session that will re-inspire, re-motivate and remind you why we all love yoga: and encourage you to take what you’ve learned in the previous sessions to create your own personal daily routine.
This raspberry smoothie recipe is a delicious and creative way to get your vitamins. Perfect for a warm summer’s day when you’re in the mood for an ice cream but want a healthier alternative.
Feeling a bit out of balance today? That’s okay—day 2 of our 3 Days of Yoga program was designed to bring harmony to body and mind. Join us and expert Deborah to reap the full emotional and physical rewards of better alignment and listening to your feelings while you practice yoga.
For mothers-to-be everywhere, we’ve designed these exclusive prenatal yoga and meditation classes guided by yoga expert and mother Deborah Quibell. Relax and unwind as you prepare to welcome your little one.
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.
Whether you’re brand new to yoga or need some motivation to get back on the mat, we want to help. Welcome to Day 1 of our 3 Days of Yoga program, designed by our expert Deborah. Slow down, breathe in and let her guide you through a 30 minute session guaranteed to remind you why yoga is the best exercise for body, mind and soul.
Need more reasons to hit the yoga mat? We’ve got 10! Discover how and why yoga is the best exercise for both body and mind, and how we can help you jump-start your practice.
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.
Besides being a beautiful flower, the lotus is a symbol of spiritual development and the ability to overcome obstacles on the path to enlightenment. It is a reminder of how we grow when we conquer challenges and distractions in life with grace. We share why.
Want to start every day with energy? Sun salutations are the answer. In this video, yoga expert Deborah breaks down the poses of this well-known yoga ritual, so you can harness the power of greeting the sun, helping you experience more energy and clarity every day.
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.
Let’s get real for a second: how often do you find yourself wishing you were “better?” At one time or another, most of wish we were thinner, more popular, smarter—but what’s in it for us? Instead of obsessing about our flaws, we’d be much happier and healthier if we embraced them…here’s why.
We chat with Ritual’s creative director Dagmar Brusse, and she opens up to us about the brand’s philosophy, her inspiration and of course, her own daily routines.
Good health and a peaceful environment can easily influence your emotions. But did you know that colours can do the same? They can have a mood-lifting or relaxing effect, or even make us more active and alert. Guess which colours you should surround yourself with for an instant pick-me-up…