How Rituals Bring Us Meaning

And are guideposts throughout our lives

Photo by Drew Jemmett on Unsplash

A dictionary definition of ritual is a set of fixed actions and sometimes words performed regularly, especially as part of a ceremony.

A ritual doesn’t have to be a big fancy ceremony such as a wedding or another collective cultural ritual — a funeral. It can be something as…



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Caitlin McColl

Caitlin McColl

I write about mental health, the future, grief & loss, mindfulness, general life musings (+ fiction and poetry!). ❤️coffee & dogs. 🇨🇦