The benefits of reading: Why you should read every day

The benefits of reading: Why you should read every day.

If all you are reading are tweets and facebook updates and so on, you are missing out: reading has many benefits. Some of these benefits you find in this take.

1. Mental Stimulation

You can slow the progress of (or possibly even prevent) Alzheimer’s and dementia by reading.

2. Stress Reduction

Losing yourself in a great story can make all your stress slip away

3. Knowledge

By reading you get new information which can be usefull in the future. Also novels can increase your knowledge.

4. Vocabulary Expansion

By reading you”ll learn new words, n almost every book you can find a at least one word you didn’t know yet. Especially when you are reading in a foreign language it will help you. Being well-spoken is of great help for every pprofession and is good for your self-confidence.

5. Memory Improvement

When you are reading a book, you have to remember many different things and so by reading you are training your ability to remember things.

6. Stronger Analytical Thinking Skills

When you like to read detectives, you got challenged to solve mysteries and so your skills got improved.

7. Improved Focus and Concentration

Tweets, new updates on facebook or instagram (or whatever which network), chatting with multiply persons , checking email: there’s so much what asks for our attention. Focusing and concentration is for many nowadays not easy for readers this will be easier. Try to read maybe 15-20 minutes before work, you”ll be surprised by the result.

8. Better Writing Skills

Because you learn things by seeing it, it’s logical that reading a lot has a positive effect on your ability of writing.

9. Inner peace

Reading can give you inner peace. Reading spiritual texts can lower blood pressure and can make you calm. For those who suffer from mood disorders can be helped by reading self-help books.

The benefits of reading: Why you should read every day

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Most Helpful Girl

  • 10) “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.” ― George R. R. Martin

    Thought I'd bump it up to 10 reasons to keep it an even number ;) Nice take!


Most Helpful Guy

  • Very true words - I have fallen away a lot - I used to try and read 50 books a year but I have falter but aim to get back to that.

    • well it isn;t a match who is reading the most books ;-)

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  • I read a lot, but my writing still sucks, so I'm not sure about #8, but the others seem legitamit

  • Great Take indeed, I like reading

    • Thank you for your compliment!
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    • Guiness book of record for inspiration maybe?

    • Of course, and for interesting informations.

  • should? haha...


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