6 min read · Sep 15th · Rituals come in many different forms and are practised in cultures the world over, but why have they become such an important part of our lives?
Sports psychologists also propose that pre-performance rituals can confer benefits for athletes, such as better execution and possible reduction in anxiety levels
Given that rituals have stress-busting qualities, Gino advises us to "adopt pre-performance rituals during stressful situations in your own lives, perhaps before giving a presentation at work, taking an exam, or having a difficult conversation.
a predefined sequence of symbolic actions often characterised by formality and repetition that lacks direct instrumental purpose"
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