Daily rituals encompass many activities and are specific to each individual. Rituals may also be called habits, and are those tasks, activities, or items you choose to do every day that become part of your lifestyle. They are also those things which result in amazing change in your well-being.
When we take action and commit to daily rituals, we see profound results in our well-being. In additional daily rituals of bathing, brushing your teeth, and getting dressed, daily rituals may include: meditation, prayer, silence, journaling, reading, participating in mindfulness exercises, yoga, exercise, setting intentions for the day, writing poetry, going to the gym, drinking green tea or a smoothie first thing in the morning, reciting affirmations, visioning, or expressing gratitude. Of course, daily rituals are very personal, and you may have different rituals you practice, and you may have more than one.
The important thing is that you do them every day, and they are activities that help develop your emotional, mental, physical, or spiritual well-being. Daily rituals create balance and help connect the heart, mind, body, and soul.
I learned a few years ago that balance is the key to a happy and successful life, and a huge part of achieving that balance is to instill rituals into your everyday life – a nutritious balanced diet, daily exercise, time for yourself through meditation, reading, journaling, yoga, daily reflection, and setting goals.
~ Gretchen Bleiler