Ritualize Blog

FIVE TIPS FOR GETTING A BETTER NIGHT’S SLEEP

Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety. It can also mean the difference…

WORKING SHIFTS AND LATE NIGHTS

When you’re working a shift-schedule or working late nights, your physical activity, sleep and diet habits can really suffer. People who work shifts may find it hard to keep up a regular exercise and sleep schedule, putting shift workers…

Bodyweight Exercise

No gym? No equipment? No problem! It’s false to believe that we need gyms and expensive equipment to get a good workout in. A simple and effective approach to exercise is to use your own bodyweight. Simply put, it’s any exercise that…

Let's Focus on Fructose

Fructose - or 'fruit sugar' is found not only in fruit but also in small amounts  in some vegetables, table sugar and honey. Fructose is a hot topic in the media and with good reason. We’re eating way too much of it and our bodies are not…
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Activate your Genes

We have all heard of exercise being important and that a sedentary lifestyle has been linked to diseases. Recent evidence has shown that an active lifestyle can increase your life by up to 9 years.The World Health Organisation offer guidelines…
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Acts of Kindness

When you do something nice for someone else, it can actually make you feel better too. This isn’t just something that happens coincidentally - it has to do with the pleasure centres in your brain. Doing nice things for others boosts your serotonin,…
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Cold Shower Therapy

One of the Rituals many of our Ritualize members have on their Ritual board, is to take a cold shower a few times a week. If this brings feelings of dread into your stomach, don't stop here .... keep reading!
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Finding the Silver Lining

We all react to different problems in different ways. Ever noticed that some people can stay calm under adversity while others are obviously stressed out? One of the best ways to help change your emotional response to a bad situation, is something…
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Get Your Game Face On

Athletes regularly practise mental rehearsal, or what we like to call mental sculpting before competition, and in little breaks during a competition. The top tennis players in the world use their mental strength to help them succeed. In fact,…