Rituals Magazine

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

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Listen to Rituals' Most Laidback Playlist Yet

  • Per 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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How to Nourish the Seed of Mindfulness in Your Children

  • Per 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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Making Tiny Miracles Happen

  • Per 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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Warm Up and Unwind Before Your Run with this Yoga Sequence

  • Per 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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Poke Bowl with Fresh Raw Salmon and Soy Sauce

  • Per Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri May 25 2018

When it comes to food, everybody is familiar with sweetness, sourness, saltiness and bitterness.  But did you know there’s a fifth taste? Umami is rich and hearty, and often described as the “savoury taste.” In the following recipes, our food expert Mirjam introduces you to the wonderful world of umami, featuring her signature vegetarian twist.

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Harness the Power of Water with these Bathing Meditations

  • Per Deborah Quibell
  • Wed May 16 2018

Our best-selling limited edition says it all: water has incredible properties. As a complement to The Ritual of Banyu, we’ve asked our expert Deborah to design some guided meditations that you can practice while under the shower or in the bath. Whether you need an energy boost or a few moments to unwind, these meditations embrace the power of water and its remarkable influence on our well-being.

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Love the Sun and Your Skin: Expert Sun Care Tips You Can’t Live Without

  • Per RITUALS
  • Thu May 10 2018
  • 5 min read

We love the sun—but are we showing our skin enough love when we’re out enjoying it? Sun care is always a sizzling hot topic this time of year, but separating the facts from the fiction can be difficult. Luckily, we’ve collected the most essential expert tips for you—along with a few insider secrets to help you soak up the sunshine as safely as possible.

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6 Natural and Caffeine-free Ways to Boost Your Energy

  • Per RITUALS
  • Mon May 07 2018
  • 4 min read

We all experience an energy dip now and again—a moment where we’d rather be having a snooze under our desk than staring at our computer screen. Often, we grab a cup of coffee—or even a double espresso—to get us through it. But if you want to avoid caffeine, these tips can help you boost your energy in a natural and healthier way.

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Balance Yourself with this Full Moon Yoga Ritual

  • Per Erica Jago
  • Sun Apr 29 2018

Daily rituals 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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Baobab Superballs with Raw Cocoa and Matcha

  • Per 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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Get That Radiant Glow with Facial Yoga

  • Per RITUALS
  • Sat Apr 07 2018

What if we told you there may be a natural way to hold onto that youthful complexion without expensive beauty treatments or procedures? Sounds amazing, right? Watch our exclusive how-to video on facial yoga and reap even more benefits from a regular yoga practice—and get the glow from the comfort of your own home.

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Healthy Recipe for a Delicious Detox

  • Per 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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Strengthen Your Core with Vinyasa Yoga

  • Per 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.

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3 Post-Workout Shakes Your Body Will Love

  • Per 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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Here's How to Shave Like a Pro

  • Per Miguel Gutierrez
  • Mon Mar 19 2018
  • 3 min read

In search of the perfect shave? We asked Miguel Gutierrez, founder and company director of Nomad Barber, for his grooming secrets. Learn the 7 essential steps to the ideal shaving experience and turn this daily routine into an effective and meaningful ritual: one that makes you look good on the outside and feel good on the inside.

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Create a Healthy Plate with These Tips

  • Per 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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Start Fresh with this Cool Down Meditation

  • Per Deborah Quibell
  • Tue Mar 13 2018
  • 3 min read

A clean slate—who doesn’t need that every now and then? When you’re looking to change direction in life, having some tools to help you cool down and make that transition is key. Watch this video with expert Deborah to learn how meditation can help you let go of negative emotions so you can have a new beginning.

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Be Positive with This New Meditation Ritual

  • Per Erica Jago
  • Sun Feb 25 2018

Positive thinking is a healthy habit, and meditation can help you turn it into a daily ritual. Erica Jago shows you a meditation exercise designed to help you set intentions through positive affirmations. Using cards from her book Art of Attention, she inspires you to, in her own words, “think bigger and better.” Watch the video to discover how.

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Sweet Matcha Recipes to Treat Your Soul

  • Per 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

  • Per 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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7 Reasons Why You Should Meditate Today

  • Per RITUALS
  • Mon Feb 12 2018
  • 3 min read

We’re big believers in meditation as a way to positively impact mind, body and soul. And recent evidence suggests that scientists are just beginning to scratch the surface of how beneficial a regular meditation practice can be. Here are some surprising reasons why you should add meditation to your daily routine.

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Self-care is Just a Home Spa Away

  • Per RITUALS
  • Sat Feb 03 2018
  • 3 min read

Everybody can benefit from more self-care on a daily basis. But most of us are too busy caring for others to make time for it. That’s why transforming your bathroom into a home spa with Rituals is so ideal—because it allows you to enjoy a moment of relaxation whenever you need it most.

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How to Boost Your Detox with Yin Yoga

  • Per Laura van Ree
  • Sun Jan 28 2018

Have you found yourself indulging a bit too much lately? Now that the holidays are over, detoxing can reboot body and soul—and what better way to do that than with Yin yoga? In this exclusive video, our expert Laura takes you through a sequence dedicated to detoxifying your organs and clearing your mind.  

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Yoga Warm-Up Sequence for Winter

  • Per Laura van Ree
  • Sun Jan 07 2018

Especially in the cold winter months, warming up before a workout is essential. Yoga is no different, and in the following video, our expert Laura teaches you a warm up sequence that opens your hips and stretches out your abdomen and chest. Get your Vinyasa flow on to deepen those backbends and get the most out of your yoga routine.

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Meditate Your Way to Forgiveness

  • Per Erica Jago
  • Sun Dec 17 2017

Having trouble letting go of past hurt? It happens to all of us, but this meditation practice designed to inspire forgiveness will teach you to how to release negative emotions and love yourself. In just 20 minutes, our expert Erica teaches you how to soak your heart in the beautiful energy of forgiveness.  

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Awaken Your Chakra System with Meditation

  • Per Erica Jago
  • Sun Dec 03 2017

Do you want to take healing into your own hands? Your chakra system, containing seven energy centers, is here to help—all you need to do is awaken it. Our yoga expert Erica teaches you how to do this in an exclusive video that will help you achieve a better energy flow and in turn, give you the tools you need to fulfill your own needs.

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An Interview with Yoga and Chakra Expert Erica Jago

  • Per Erica Jago
  • Mon Nov 27 2017
  • 3 min read

Teacher, designer and best-selling author Erica Jago is living proof that we can all benefit from living mindfully. As a yoga and chakra expert, Erica’s life is an inspirational how-to guide to living the best version of your story. We sit down with her to talk about what drives her, the important role yoga has played, and of course, her own personal rituals for wellness.

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Explore the World of Chakras

  • Per RITUALS
  • Wed Nov 22 2017
  • 4 min read

If you’ve ever done yoga, then you’ve definitely heard of chakras. But what are they and how can they influence body and soul? Yoga and meditation expert Erica introduces you to this fascinating concept and teaches you how you can heal yourself using your chakra system.

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Veggie Adventures: An Interview with Mirjam-Leslie Pringle

  • Per 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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Open Your Heart with The Ritual of Anahata

  • Per RITUALS
  • Mon Nov 20 2017
  • 3 min read

The holidays are all about love—love for others and love for yourself. That’s why we devoted our new limited edition to Anahata—otherwise known as the heart chakra—to help you celebrate the season of compassion. With unique ingredients like rosewood and pine, The Ritual of Anahata helps you open your heart—here’s how.

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10 Make-Up Tips Every Woman Should Know

  • Per Stephanie Nickens
  • Wed Nov 08 2017
  • 3 min read

Make-up is a great tool to help you accentuate your natural beauty—if you know how to use it correctly. We’ve asked Rituals’ resident expert Stephanie Nickens for some unmissable tips that any woman could use during her make-up ritual. Read on to discover what the professionals know about perfecting that flawless look.

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Invite Inner Peace with The Ritual of Dao

  • Per RITUALS
  • Thu Aug 17 2017
  • 3 min read

With summer winding down, are you thinking about your to-do list? Getting back into the normal routine takes time, but The Ritual of Dao collection is here to help you rebalance after your holiday. Discover the unique blend of ingredients that adds inner peace and tranquility to your everyday life.

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Wonderful Ways to Use Our Body Mists

  • Per RITUALS
  • Wed Jul 19 2017
  • 3 min read

Our bed & body mists are definitely a fan favourite, and with good reason. The gentle spritz of each ritual on your skin or in your surroundings gives you an immediate mood boost. But they can enhance your life in many other surprising ways: read on to discover some insider’s tips.

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Start Waking Up With Yoga

  • Per Deborah Quibell
  • Fri Jun 30 2017

Do you find yourself having trouble getting energized in the morning? Skip the coffee and grab your yoga mat! Watch this video featuring Rituals’ yoga expert Deborah Quibell and learn a yoga routine that will leave you ready to take on a new day.

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Red Beet and Red Endive Salad

  • Per 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

  • Per 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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This is Why You Should Be Reading Every Day

  • Per RITUALS
  • Tue Jun 27 2017
  • 5 min read

Ready to hit the beach with that stack of books you’ve been collecting all year? That’s fine, but you’re doing yourself a real disservice by limiting your reading habits to a few weeks while on holiday. In fact, the benefits of reading a book every day can be life-changing—we’ll tell you how and share some titles to get you started.

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Avocado and Dukkah on Toast

  • Per 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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Heal Body & Soul With a Bathing Ritual

  • Per RITUALS
  • Thu Jun 15 2017
  • 2 min read

Do you wish you had time to trade in a shower for a long, relaxing bath? No more excuses—it’s not just about relaxing, it’s also about your physical and psychological health. Read on to discover evidence of how forgoing a quick shower in favour of a long soak can affect you in all sorts of positive ways.

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Discover The Purifying Power of Eucalyptus

  • Per RITUALS
  • Wed Jun 14 2017
  • 2 min read

According to Rituals’ resident skin care expert, the most important thing you can do for your skin is ensuring that it’s properly cleansed. The renewed Ritual of Hammam collection is based on one of the oldest cleansing traditions in the world and is known for its intensely purifying effect. It provides the ultimate cleanse thanks to, among other ingredients, the eucalyptus plant.

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Personal Rituals of Yoga Expert Deborah

  • Per Deborah Quibell
  • Mon Jun 05 2017
  • 4 min read

Rituals Magazine is proud to add another expert to advise our readers on how to live more soulfully. Deborah Quibell, PhD, is a writer, healer and yoga expert with a lot to say about connecting to essential parts of ourselves. In the following interview, we get to know Deborah and a bit about the various wisdoms she will share with us.

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Our Make-up Expert Reveals Her #1 Beauty Tip

  • Per Stephanie Nickens
  • Tue May 30 2017

Our resident make-up expert Stephanie Nickens is both a colleague and a fan of Rituals. As Area Manager USA, she knows all about how Rituals can help you look and feel your best. We talked with Stephanie about her favorite products, essential make-up tips and how to create the look that looks best on you!

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Japanese Salad with Kale and Wakame

  • Per 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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Inspire Good Deeds with The Ritual of Karma

  • Per RITUALS
  • Sat May 06 2017
  • 3 min read

Last year’s summer limited edition is back and here to stay! The wildly popular Ritual of Karma body care collection is now permanent, and still contains your favourite fragrance. And just in time for the summer: Karma has been expanded to include the best sun care range available to protect and nourish your skin.

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Just a Little Ritual

  • Per RITUALS
  • Fri May 05 2017
  • 3 min read

A lot of things can disrupt your baby’s sleep pattern, including the shorter nights of summer. Just like the rest of us, babies benefit from a nightly ritual before bedtime. Our tips will not only help your little one sleep better, it will also create a stronger bond between you.

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All About The History of Make-up

  • Per RITUALS
  • Fri Mar 10 2017
  • 5 min read

When you in front of your make-up mirror each morning, you’re probably thinking about a hundred things at once. One thing you’re probably not pondering while applying your make-up, however, is that you are taking part in a ritual that has existed for many millennia.