This is the time of the year for celebrating Halloween. Ghosts, goblins, jack-o-lanters, witches, bonfires, haunted houses, costumes, trick-or-treating - all these customs and traditions we use in celebration of Halloween today reach back in history...
The fear of Halloween, known as Samhainophobia, can be extremely debilitating. Learn the symptoms, causes and strategies to overcome this common, but not often talked about, phobia.
Things were a little different on Halloween back in the 1950s. If you were a kid back then this may jog your memory. If you weren't then maybe you would like to see how different it was.
There are many versions of Halloween history, but do you know how Halloween really started in the United States? Learn how to separate American Halloween tradition fact from fiction.
The roots of carved pumpkins or Jack O Lanterns lie in ancient Celtic, pagan religious traditions.
Halloween Lanterns Halloween is a popular holiday; a time to celebrate the sinister, to play tricks, dress up and have fun. It is also a much more ancient festival than many of us realise, and the unbroken traditions can be traced back...
There is a direct connection between the modern celebration of Halloween and the ancient Celtic mysteries of the British Isles
A not-so-ordinary approach to explaining the origins and practices of Halloween.
A living person was put inside a wicker and set alight to pay tribute to the god of thunder, was one of many practices during original Halloween festivals -
Halloween is an ancient pagan festival of Samhain which was observed in the Autumn by the Celts of the British Isles. Over the centuries the observance of the holiday survived with the name change to All Hallows Eve or Halloween which recognized its being observed on the eve of the Christian All...