6 rituals to start this weekend

Say the word “ritual” and you might think of religious services, complete with candles, chanting or incense. Rituals aren’t just the territory of religion, though — a ritual is anything you do on a regular basis that has a specific intention behind it, and usually helps us tap into feelings that extend beyond our everyday life: developing a sense of well-being, self-care, gratitude and connection are common motivators for starting personal rituals. Here are six simple rituals that are easy to get started — and rewarding to continue.

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