Superstitions
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Salt Over Shoulder – Where Did This Superstition Originate?

It’s an automatic gesture for many people - throwing salt over the shoulder when someone accidentally spills salt. Throwing salt over the shoulder is an old ...

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Opening an Umbrella Indoors – How Do You Reverse Its Effects?

You often hear this superstition from people: Never open an umbrella inside your house. Often, it has nothing to do with the fact that the floor might get ...

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Beginners Luck: How Does It Work

You’ve probably experienced this yourself – trying something out for the first time and having amazing success. This might be a game you’ve never played ...

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What Does Whistling at Night Mean? (Superstition)

Taboos about whistling are spread all over different cultures and beliefs around the world. But those superstitions seem to only lead towards one conclusion ...

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Why Do I Keep Seeing Butterflies? – Butterfly Sighting Meaning

When you see butterflies, what comes to mind? For many people, they think of the beauty and delicacy of these creatures. Butterflies are often seen as ...

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Salt Superstitions—Does It Bring Good Luck or Bad Luck to You?

Have you tried throwing salt over your left shoulder to reverse bad luck? Many have been doing this old tradition without knowing how it began and what it ...

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Why Do People Burn Sage?

Over the past years, burning sage, also called smudging, has become a trendy wellness practice to get rid of negative energy and cleanse homes. But maybe as ...

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Crossing Fingers: What Does It Mean and How Did it Start?

Most people cross their fingers when they need luck, either for themselves or for someone else. The same urge can also be felt when someone needs protection ...

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Why Do We Say Touch Wood? (Superstition)

Consider this scenario. You are in the middle of a conversation with a friend or family member. Perhaps you are planning something, hoping for better luck, ...

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A Guide to Marriage Superstitions from Around the World

For centuries, humankind has been performing weddings to celebrate the auspicious bonding of two people. From olden times till now, there have been many ...

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Friday the 13th – What Does This Superstition Mean?

Have you heard some warnings or stories about the well-known “Friday the 13th”? Both number 13 and Friday have a long history of bad luck. Whether you’re ...

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Strange Bad Luck Superstitions Explained (🤔🤔)

Do you have a lucky charm? Do you avoid walking under ladders? Do you knock on wood? Do you cross your fingers? If so, you're not alone! Many people around ...

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