Ritualize Blog

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Your Brain Needs Water

In order for our brains to function optimally we need to ensure we stay hydrated.  Brain cells need water (amongst other things) to operate or they will quickly lose efficiency when the balance is lost. Drinking water is not just about…
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Talk to alleviate stress

There are many ways to deal with stress.  Exercise, mindfulness, spending time in nature are all effective ways to manage your stress. There is another way to manage stress which is very simple and incredibly effective - talking.In…
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Make Stress Your Friend

Our lives are busy juggling work, finances, marriage, kids, family, friends - the list goes on. We are constantly hearing from health experts that stress is bad for us and that we need to be less stressed which, ironically, often makes us…
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Move Snacks

Most of us think we need to sweat it out at the gym or go for a long run to be active and if we miss those opportunities due to our busy lives, we beat ourselves up.  What counts as exercise has been institutionalised to the point that if it’s…
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6 motivational quotes for inspiration

If you need some words of wisdom to inspire you, motivate your mind, achieve your goals, or overcome your fears, read on... It can be overwhelming trying to make lifestyle changes. Your goal can feel so far away and almost impossible…
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Being grateful makes us happier

Imagine feeling thankful and full of joy on an ongoing basis. A major step in that direction is through a daily gratitude ritual.Each day expressing thankfulness and appreciation in all parts of your life for both the big and small things…
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Binge-watching before bedtime…

Since the introduction of streaming companies, such as Netflix and Stan, the era of scheduled programming has seemingly come to an end. Everyone can watch the content they like when they like. This unprecedented access has introduced a new viewing style: Binge Watching.
Reprogram your genes
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5 Steps to Reprogram Your Genes

There are fixed, heritable genes (such as skin and eye colour) and there are genes that can be influenced daily according to our lifestyle. These genes are continually directing the production of proteins that control how your body functions…
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Why Rituals Work

Setting smaller, shorter terms goals is a great way to keep our momentum going. This is because our brains are wired to seek pleasure from short term success, rather than a goal that seems an eternity away.