Why You Should Read Every Day
When was the last time you read a book or an interesting article? Do your daily reading habits end ups with a tweet on twitter, daily posts on Facebook, updating your Whatsapp Status, or snapping hole day on Snapchat ??? If you’re one of the countless people who doesn’t make a habit of reading regularly, you might be missing out many precious things that can Change your life and way of thinking and be looking world with a different eye. Reading has a significant number of benefits& some are stated below:
1. Mental Health.
Reading happens when we mix different neurological functions, such as sight, language comprehension, and associative learning, and derive a message from letters and words. To top it off, reading prompts us to go as slow as we need to so that we can wrap our minds around the story and ask questions about it, really utilizing our mental capacity. All of this keeps the mind sharp, the wit quick, and preserves memory.Keeping your brain active and engaged prevents it from losing power. Just like any other muscle in the body, the brain requires exercise to keep it strong and healthy, so the phrase “use it or lose it” is particularly apt when it comes to your mind.
2. Reduces Stress
I don’t know how it works, but after enough time of reading, my mind always feels upgraded. Programming our minds by moving consciously into the flow state of another wise person is powerful.No matter how much stress have at work, in your personal relationships, or countless other issues faced in daily life, it all just slips away when you lose yourself in a great story. A well-written novel can transport you to other realms, while an engaging article will distract you and keep you in the present moment, letting tensions drain away and allowing you to relax.
Have you ever thought why we Learn new things and still cannot forget the previously learned things? our brains are designed to do get more and more knowledge. Everything you read fills your head with new bits of information, and you never know when it might come in handy. The more knowledge you have, the better-equipped you are to tackle any challenge you’ll ever face
Apparently, these statistics don’t apply to the busiest and most successful people.
Warren Buffet reads 500 pages a day
Mark Cuban reads 3 hours a day
Bill Gates reads 50 books a year
now you would be thinking why these people do reading when they have such a big empire to run..!! but the thing is they read because they want to gain more and more Knowledge and things that are changing lives around the world. They want to be updated about what is happening in other corners of world and while reading they can put some efforts and make difference
Being articulate and well-spoken is of great help in any profession, and knowing that you can speak to higher-ups with self-confidence can be an enormous boost to your self-esteem. It could even aid in your career, as those who are well-read, well-spoken, and knowledgeable on a variety of topics tend to get promotions more quickly than those with smaller vocabularies and lack of awareness of literature, scientific breakthroughs, and global events. Reading books is also vital for learning new languages, as non-native speakers gain exposure to words used in context, which will ameliorate their own speaking and writing fluency.
5.Memory Improvement & Analytical Thinking Skills
Technology can’t change our lives, only we can. When we take a perfect technology like books and wield them for good, we’ll build habits that can change our lives, lift up those around us, or even gain the secrets necessary to create new types of perfect technology. Mystery novels books which make have you sitting on the edge of the seat till the last page. When you spend time thinking over everything that happens, trying to understand the plot, it improves your Analytical & Memory skills automatically. You should always have an opportunity to discuss the book with others, you’ll be able to state your opinions clearly, as you’ve taken the time to really consider all the aspects involved.
“A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.”
― William Styron
6.Improved Focus and Concentration
Focusing can be difficult and gadgets have a tendency to reduce concentration. A book, on the other hand, does the opposite and helps you increase your concentration. When you read a book, all of your attention is focused on the story—the rest of the world just falls away, and you can immerse yourself in every fine detail you’re absorbing. Try reading for 15-20 minutes before work (i.e. on your morning commute, if you take public transit), and you’ll be surprised at how much more focused you are once you get to the office.
“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
― Groucho Marx
As an avid book reader can tell you, immersing yourself in a great book can make your brain come alive. It sounds romantic, but science is now proving this to be true.When we read, not only are we improving memory and empathy, but research has shown that it makes us feel better and more positive too. Science has shown that reading has some amazing health benefits, including helping with depression, cutting stress, and reducing the chances of developing Alzheimer’s later in life.
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