My ultimate favorite ritual is my mid afternoon tea ritual that I make time and space for every single day. It’s the daily practice of preparing & drinking tea that reminds me – life can slow down, and breaks are important.
If you're like me, and you love a good cup of tea, you might be used to having your tea as a companion to whatever else you might be doing at the time. I encourage you to make your afternoon tea moment an event in and of itself, and let it be one of the ways you add cozy moments to your day.
One way to elevate it from the experience of just drinking something while you're busy doing something else, is to create a tea ritual.
Here are simple ideas to create one.
While tea drinking has been scientifically-proven to reduce stress levels, there’s also an increasing body of research that suggests that the ritual of brewing and drinking tea is just as beneficial as drinking it.
Tea Rituals: 5 Ways to Elevate Your Tea Break
Turn your afternoon tea break into an elevated and cozy experience, by making it a tea ritual, using one or more of these five ideas...
(1) Light a tealight candle.
(2) Be present to the process of making your tea.
(3) Try a one-minute meditation as you drink it, and imagine a peaceful moment or scene.
(4) Make a wish for your day as you drink your last sips of tea.
(5) Blow out your tealight candle.
See you tomorrow!
Hi, I'm Jeanine
Author, tea matchmaker, self care coach and lifestyle blogger. I help women who want more time for tea breaks & self care simplify, and find time for both. More here.