Samhain (Halloween) Ceremony

Celebrate Halloween by creating your own ritual, inspired by the ancient Celtic tradition of Samhain. Here are details of how we celebrated in our house!

Gratitude for Food: A Practice to Give Thanks Before Each Meal

Before sitting down to eat the food prepared in front of me, I pause, take a breath, and silently give thanks. For me, this is part of a spiritual practice, but there is longstanding research on the numerous benefits to practising gratitude regardless of spiritual beliefs/faith – being grateful makes you happier, healthier and more mindful over time. Here is my most common form of gratitude