IDEAS FOR YOUR FAST

1. FOOD

ONLY ONE MEAL A DAY

NO SUGAR

NO COFFEE

RAW FOOD ONLY

JUICE ONLY

WATER AND VEGETABLES


2. SOCIAL MEDIA

TEMPORARILY DEACTIVATE ACCOUNTS

DELETE APPS

AVOID SCREENS BEFORE NOON AND AFTER SUNSET

ONLY CHECK EMAIL ONCE A DAY


3. ENTERTAINMENT

NETFLIX/HULU

YOUTUBE

TV

MOVIES

SPORTS

DEDICATE THE TIME YOU USUALLY SPEND ON THIS TO PRAYER AND READING SCRIPTURE OR OTHER BOOKS


4. NEGATIVITY

WRITE "I AM WHO GOD SAYS I AM" ON A PIECE OF PAPER & START YOUR DAY REMINDING YOURSELF WHO YOU ARE IN CHRIST.

REPLACE NEGATIVITY WITH GRATITUDE

REPLACE SARCASM WITH KINDNESS

FORGIVE PEOPLE RIGHT AWAY

FORGIVE YOURSELF RIGHT AWAY

PRAY FOR THOSE GETTING ON YOUR NERVES

REPLACE COMPLAINTS WITH PRAISES

REPLACE GOSSIP WITH COMPLIMENTS

AVOID WATCHING/LISTENING OR READING MEDIA THAT FOSTERS NEGATIVITY. (NEWS, COMMENTATORS, POLITICAL FORUMS, SOCIAL PLATFORMS THAT CRITICIZE ANYONE)


5. SILENCE FAST

THIS IS AN IDEA FOR THOSE WHO MAY NOT BE COMFORTABLE WITH SILENCE.

NOTE: THIS IS NOT A VOW OF SILENCE, BUT RATHER, A WAY TO MINIMIZE NOISE IN YOUR LIFE.


LISTEN MORE THAN YOU TALK

USE SILENCE AS OPPORTUNITIES TO THINK THINGS THROUGH BEFORE YOU ACT

ABSTAIN FROM MUSIC

ABSTAIN FROM PODCASTS/TALK RADIO

JOURNAL YOUR THOUGHTS, REFLECTIONS, OR BREAKTHROUGHS