Rituals, Devotions + Simple Luxuries

We are the artist of our own life; how we choose to perceive our own world and how we choose to spend our time is ultimately the brushstrokes of our masterpiece [life].

Whether it is quiet time, meditation, soaking in the bath, cooking with local produce or making the bed with freshly laundered sheets; when it is done with mindfulness and in the present moment, it transforms the ordinary moments into moments of pure joy and peace.

Implementing rituals in your day helps you to slow down and find joy in the simple things. Rituals turn the ordinary into the extraordinary and make daily living an act of grace.

Many years before our busy modern way of living became the everyday normal, daily rituals were a way of life. Rituals are sacred, ancient and are a lost art. Since the beginning of time, women have gathered to celebrate, set intentions and align with their own inner wisdom and intuition.

Rituals are an ancient practice that helps us feel more connected to ourselves and the world we live in.

Whether you are deeply spiritual or someone who desires to deepen your self-care practice, we have mindfully curated all the sacred elements and products to help you make self-care rituals a daily devotion.

16 Energising Morning Rituals

A positive state of mind creates a joyful positive day, and the best time to generate positivity is first thing in the morning. How we choose to greet the new day will affect how the hours that follow play out. .

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Benefits Of Face + Body Brushing

Dry face and body brushing is an ancient therapeutic practice that helps detoxify the body, increases circulation, exfoliates and polishs the skin and leaves you feeling invigorated and energised

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The Art Of Forest Bathing

Forest-Bathing, or shinrin-yoku is a mindfulness practice that involves immersing oneself in nature to realise powerful health benefits - both physically and psychologically.

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10 Simple Self-Care Rituals

These days it feels like society expects far too much. Apparently, you’re only successful if you have a career, raise kids, and pick up a side-hustle. Quickly you fall behind and feel exhausted.

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Routine + Ritual: Your Magic Morning

Your Magic Morning is designed to gently build up your fire, giving you energy, inspiration, focus and emotional resilience for your day ahead.

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Routine + Ritual: Your Essential Evening

An evening routine to smoothly bring that fire back down to Earth. From the circadian rhythm, herbal care to yoga and meditation.

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Natural Remedies + Holistic Rituals For Beautiful Hair

One of life’s most simple accessories is having beautiful hair! Beautiful and shiny hair is a reflection of perfect health. Healthy hair gives you a natural radiance that can not be found with make-up, hairspray and GHD’s.

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A DIY Thalassotherapy Day

Living such busy lives with over-booked schedules we often find ourselves living to please others rather than doing what makes us happy. Block out some time to create a DIY spa experience inspired by nature's lifeblood - water.

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5 Steps To A Do It Yourself Pampering Pedicure

Are your feet feeling a bit neglected at the moment?  Do you need a little pampering and a great polish for those summer sandals?  Well we’ve got a complete step-by-step guide to a do-it-yourself pedicure just for you.

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DIY Botanical Steam Facial

Botanical steam facials are a holistic self-care ritual - perfect for a slow and pampering Sunday afternoon. The essential oils and natural plant matter has a deep therapeutic effect on the skin, the mind and the overall well-being of the body.

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Nurturing Our Natural Beauty: From ‘Anti-Aging’ to ‘Pro-Health’

Nurturing Our Natural Beauty: From ‘Anti-Aging’ to ‘Pro-Health’

In those special moments when you’ve found yourself overlooking a breathtaking landscape, what do you feel? Does the magnitude of the sun shining across the green hills make you marvel... Read More

Keep Your Skin Healthy And Moisturised This Winter

The winter trademarks of cooler weather, harsh winds and snuggling up toyour fireplace all cause havoc on your skin; taking away almost all of thenatural moisture that your body produces... Read More
Keep Your Skin Healthy And Moisturised This Winter
Ten Christmas Gift Ideas From The Heart

Ten Christmas Gift Ideas From The Heart

Wow, another year has flown by, December is fast approaching and we all know what that means, Christmas is almost upon us! Make someone feel special this Christmas by putting some... Read More
Sacred Sun Care  How to Embrace Its Light While Protecting Your Skin

Sacred Sun Care: How to Embrace Its Light While Protecting Your Skin

The Sun is the giver of life. Here at Botanical Trader, we know this fact of life very well. Our wildflowers bloom because of the Sun’s warmth. Our potent herbs... Read More
Epsom Salt Bath Rituals to Cleanse and Restore

Epsom Salt Bath Rituals to Cleanse and Restore

Cleanliness is close to godliness. This age-old saying may sound like an exaggeration. But from the first-known ritual baths of the Indus River Valley in 2500BC – to the Ancient... Read More
What is Self-Care? 10 Reasons Why It’s So Important

What is Self-Care? 10 Reasons Why It’s So Important

In our fast-paced, technology-obsessed world, it's easy to lose sight of how important it is to take care of ourselves. Yet by neglecting self-care, we risk our energies becoming depleted,... Read More
Journaling Du Jour  3 Daily Journaling Practices to Inspire Your Life

Journaling Du Jour: 3 Daily Journaling Practices to Inspire Your Life

Pen to paper is power. It is the all-powerful creative Feminine force that transforms the elusive energy of thoughts into something distinctly material. Something we can come back to later,... Read More
Moontime Magic: Holistic Menstrual Wisdom for the Modern Feminine

Moontime Magic: Holistic Menstrual Wisdom for the Modern Feminine

Menstruation is universal. Menstruation is magical. Universally, wherever there is feminine magic, there are taboos. In many traditions around the world, bleeding women are not allowed to engage in sex,... Read More

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Reset Your Frame of Mind With A Guided Gratitude Meditation

Reset Your Frame of Mind With A Guided Gratitude Meditation

Fall into a deep and nourishing state of gratitude for the breath mind, body and life.  Inject a boost of positivity and calm into your mind, body and soul as... Read More

Painting In The French Lavender Fields Sleep Story

Fall into a deep and nourishing sleep as you are taken on a magical journey to Provence France where we will walk the lavender fields at sunset and paint what... Read More
Painting In The French Lavender Fields Sleep Story