Demystifying Ritual: Making Everyday Intentions

For many, the word ritual conjures up images of witchy cauldrons and ancient incense smoking up to the heavens.  While mystical and mysterious elements of connecting with the unseen are inspiring, it can be just as powerful if we can take notice of the everyday rituals currently sprinkled throughout our day.  

Essentially, a ritual is a habit done with intention.  Drinking a cup of coffee in the morning can be a ritual.  Walking the dog on our lunch break is also a ritual.  Checking in with our partner at the end of the day - ritual.  And yes, it can also look like 15 minutes of silent meditation or a relaxing stretch into your favorite yoga pose.

The point is - what is more powerful than our chosen ritual is the intention and presence we give to it.  The moment that you say you are going to provide a container for yourself, to take some time to pay attention to your life as it is unfolding in this moment, powerful changes can occur.  

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