The Power of Fasting + Faith

The Power of Fasting + Faith

Many people around the world, and some of my own clients are observing Ramadan during this period, so I thought I would share my take on this powerful practice.
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First of all many cultures across history have recognized the benefits of fasting from the Greeks to Ancient India.
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Fasting has been shown to have a variety of health benefits from improved insulin sensitivity, increased growth hormone, and decreased inflammation.
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Something our modern society only rediscovered recently (am I the only one who remembers when everyone was still saying to eat 6 meals a day?)
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Anyways this is not going to be a post on the physical benefits of fasting- this is going to be a post on the physiological and emotional benefits of fasting.
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Too often do we fall into patterns of seeking out pleasure from external circumstances. I’m not saying not to enjoy good food and have fun. But I think we can all agree that our happiness and fulfillment should come from some place deeper.
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Fasting simply puts you back in touch with that, it’s the best reminder of it honestly.
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To make this effect more potent you can meditate or engage in whatever “prayer” means to you during the fast.
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Again the ancient cultures recognized how reconnecting to the source of what sustained them beyond food was so powerful while fasting.
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I’ve been doing intermittent fasting and meditating everyday for 4 years now and it’s been the single greatest hack for my mental strength, period.
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In fact I’m going to do a 48 hour fast tomorrow, haven’t done one in a min. Watch my story to see if I make it 😳
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Have you tried fasting yet? If you want some guidance implementing it into your circumstances DM me “FAST”

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