10 Tips for Fasting Healthfully and Spiritually
During the month of Ramadan, Muslims abstain from food, drink, and other sensual pleasures during daylight hours. The fasting month is also about spiritual cleansing and introspection, a time to re-energize the God connection. And it's a reminder of the plight of the poor--which hopefully pushes Muslims to do more charitable work.
But fasting isn't exclusive to Muslims (or Ramadan, for that matter) Most faiths prescribe some sort of fast. And done the right way, fasting is a wonderful way for us to cleanse ourselves physically, mentally, and spiritually. Are you interested embarking on a fast? Then check out these tips to guide you to a more healthful and spiritual fast.
Text by Hesham Hassaballa