Ramadan as told by UsmanΒ 

   In order to gain a better perspective, I asked my good friend Usman to write about what fasting and Ramadan truly means to him. Here it is, enjoy.    When thinking of what to write about Ramadan, the following came to my mind; Family, generosity, friends, selflessness, piety and determination.  These are the values…

7 days of fasting reflectionΒ 

Written last week but due to no internet I’ve unfortunately experienced a delay in publishing. Enjoy!  It’s officially been one week since I’ve begun fasting for eight hours throughout the day. As I mentioned in my previous blog post, I became inspired to fast (for non religious reasons) after speaking to my Muslim friend Usman…

The many benefits of fasting

Hi! Now that my degree is under my belt, I’m able to get back in the blogging swing of things! This month, my mind and body is focusing on fasting. As you may be aware, it is Ramadan. Ramadan involves a month of fasting from dawn until sunset and has been a highly practiced religious…

The importance of gratitude

It’s so common for a vast majority of us to have those occasions where we doubt ourselves, our path, and for some of us, our lives in general. After reading The SecretΒ I learnt about the power of the law of attraction as well as gratitude. These two aspects have become very important in my own…

How does the moon really affect us?

The moon During recent times I’ve become infatuated with the moon and it’s relation to human beings. Although there isn’t a significant amount of scientific evidence to prove that the moon has an affect on us, there is definitely a spiritual and historical belief behind the moon’s power. Historical beliefs Just think of the word…