The unique power of ritual
The anxiety-reducing effects of ritualistic behavior
Rituals have been around since as long as humanity can recall, in their many forms and guises. Given their association with religion, we often think of rituals as a way to live out our beliefs and nothing more. However, scientists are now beginning to think that performing rituals can produce anti-anxiety effects that could have a wide application in our everyday lives.
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LIFESTYLE Olympic games
TRAVEL United kingdom