Rituals Magazine

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Yoga for a Tired Neck and Shoulders

  • By Renée Leeuw
  • Sun Sep 12 2021
  • 3 min read

This yoga flow for a tired neck and shoulders will release tension and encourage a well-aligned posture. Try this 24-minute practice that is physically intense enough to keep you moving, but gentle enough to prevent further strain.

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These wellness podcasts will change your life

  • By RITUALS
  • Tue Dec 01 2020
  • 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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What sleep does for your body

  • By RITUALS
  • Wed Apr 15 2020
  • 3 min read

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.

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Listen to Rituals' most laidback playlist yet

  • By RITUALS
  • Tue Mar 17 2020

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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Heal yourself at home with massage

  • By RITUALS
  • Tue Mar 17 2020
  • 3 min read

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.

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Discover these recipes inspired by India

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Mon Mar 16 2020

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

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How mindfulness can help you stress less

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

  • By 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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How to nourish the seed of mindfulness in your children

  • By 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

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

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

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Warm up and unwind before your run with this yoga sequence

  • By 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

  • By 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

  • By 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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Meditate your way to more self-love

  • By 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

  • By Mirjam Leslie-Pringle
  • Fri Apr 20 2018

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

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Enhance your radiance with facial yoga

  • By 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

  • By 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

  • By 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

  • By 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

  • By 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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5 easy steps for a more mindful life

  • By 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

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

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