Rituals Magazine

Slow down and find a moment of peace in the ebb and flow of your daily life

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How mindfulness can help you stress less

  • Peruste: RITUALS
  • Thu Jan 10 2019
  • 3 min read

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.

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Listen to Rituals' most laidback playlist yet

  • Peruste: 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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Find your centre with the final 3 days of yoga session

  • Peruste: Deborah Quibell
  • Sun Sep 23 2018

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.

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Learn how to do sun salutations, step by step

  • Peruste: Deborah Quibell
  • Sun Aug 26 2018

We asked you to what you needed from your yoga practice, and you answered on social media. 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.

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Why colour may be the secret to a good mood

  • Peruste: RITUALS
  • Mon Aug 13 2018
  • 3 min read

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…

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How to nourish the seed of mindfulness in your children

  • Peruste: Deborah Quibell
  • Mon Jul 23 2018
  • 5 min read

Have you ever seen a young child playing for hours and hours with the same toy? You could argue that children – especially those of a young age – are naturally mindful. As a parent, you have a lot of influence on this matter, according to Deborah Quibell. She shares some tips and advice on how to introduce more mindfulness into your children’s lives.

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Soothe your baby with the power of night-time routines

  • Peruste: 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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Warm up and unwind before your run with this yoga sequence

  • Peruste: Laura van Ree
  • Sun May 27 2018
  • 3 min read

It’s a gorgeous day—what better way to spend it than by going for a run? But before you do, check out this exclusive yoga video featuring our expert Laura and learn this pre-running sequence to start your run off right. Specially designed to warm up your muscles and unwind your mind, this yoga routine is guaranteed to become part of your running ritual.

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Clear your mind with morning yin Flow yoga

  • Peruste: Laura van Ree
  • Sun May 06 2018

Want to have the most productive day possible? Then put down that morning espresso and pick up your yoga mat! This Yin Flow sequence taught by our expert Laura is just what you need to start the day off with a clear mind, making it so much easier to set your daily goals.

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Balance yourself with this full moon yoga routine

  • Peruste: Erica Jago
  • Sun Apr 29 2018

Daily ceremonies enrich your life, but this moon yoga ritual is done just once a month: with the arrival of the full moon. Symbolising the completion of one cycle and the beginning of another, a full moon encourages us to seek more balance. Watch this exclusive video with expert Erica to learn how moon yoga can help you start anew every month.

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Explore the spiritual energy of full and new moons

  • Peruste: RITUALS
  • Mon Apr 23 2018
  • 3 min read

Most people benefit from a daily routine—and it’s no wonder, considering that mother nature runs on her own set of them. Perhaps the most magical is that of the moon, which influences the tides, animals and even humans. Read on to discover the spiritual meaning of both the full and new moons and how they can affect your energy.

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Meditate your way to more self-love

  • Peruste: Erica Jago
  • Sun Apr 22 2018

Do you find yourself struggling with self-doubt? It happens, but learning to treat yourself more kindly is the key to eliminating it. This meditation practice, designed and demonstrated in the following video by expert Erica, focuses on self-acceptance and even self-love.

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Baobab superballs with raw cocoa and matcha

  • Peruste: 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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Enhance your radiance with facial yoga

  • Peruste: Erica Jago
  • Sun Apr 15 2018

Have you ever heard the words, “you look tense?” Then we have the perfect yoga ceremony for you. Watch our exclusive video with expert Erica to learn a facial yoga routine that will have you looking brighter, clearer and more approachable to the people around you.

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Make namasté your new way of life

  • Peruste: RITUALS
  • Fri Apr 13 2018
  • 3 min read

Namasté is more than a greeting it’s a respectful, soulful approach to living. There’s a misperception that greeting someone with the word ‘namasté’ is religious. But embracing it fully in our daily lives helps us connect more with the world, with others and with ourselves.

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We unveil a skincare expert's dos and don’ts

  • Peruste: Abigail James
  • Mon Apr 09 2018
  • 3 min read

We all want radiant, healthy skin...but what can we do to make it happen? We ask internationally-known skincare expert and Rituals ambassador Abigail James for her insider’s tips on how to achieve that much-desired glow. Read on to learn about her holistic approach to beautiful skin.

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Start a home yoga routine with this basic exercise

  • Peruste: Erica Jago
  • Sun Apr 08 2018

New to the world of yoga? Then starting a simple practice in the comfort of your own home might be just what you need. In this video, our expert Erica demonstrates a very basic exercise she calls “hands to heart,” an easy way to set more loving intentions while you ease yourself into yoga.

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Yoga exercises to do behind your desk

  • Peruste: Laura van Ree
  • Sun Apr 01 2018

Does your after-work relaxation routine need a bit of an update? Put down the chocolate and stop that social media binge: we have a better way. Discover Yin yoga, a healthy way to destress after a busy work day as taught by our expert Laura.

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Healthy recipe for a delicious detox

  • Peruste: 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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Learn the Japanese secret to a long and healthy life

  • Peruste: RITUALS
  • Thu Mar 29 2018
  • 3 min read

Ever wonder why Japanese people have the longest life expectancy in the entire world? We believe it has something to do with ikigai, otherwise known as “the reason for being.” During those times in life where you feel like you’re lacking direction, searching for your ikigai could be the answer. Read on to discover how.

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5 easy steps for a more mindful life

  • Peruste: RITUALS
  • Wed Mar 28 2018
  • 3 min read

Mindfulness doesn’t have to be complicated—in fact, it’s better to keep it as simple as possible. With the following steps, you can introduce a form of mindfulness into your life that will create more balance and inner peace. It’s all about knowing how to SNACK.

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Set your pace with our soulful running playlist

  • Peruste: 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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Strengthen your core with Vinyasa yoga

  • Peruste: Laura van Ree
  • Sun Mar 25 2018
  • 3 min read

Abdominal crunches aren’t the only way to strengthen your core and develop your abdominal muscles. Twist and Flow Vinyasa yoga can do it as well, with the added benefit of detoxing your internal organs. Watch this video featuring our expert Laura to learn how this particular type of yoga can make you feel better on the inside and look amazing on the outside.