Reading for some people is the most inspiring pastime in the world. They can feel the world of fantasy and escape the dull everyday life.
Why should you read books more often?
Reading can prevent Alzheimer’s disease
Your memory is trained and your brain is challenged if you continuously absorb new information and read books. This way, your brain will function efficiently even in old age.
Reading reduces stress
Life can be challenging and many find it difficult to relax after a stressful day at work. Reading can help. You can relax and travel to the fantasy world and leave your hectic daily life behind. You can distance yourself from your own daily routine.
Constant reading expands your vocabulary automatically. By the way: If you read texts aloud, words move from passive to active vocabulary even more easily.
Reading helps you fall asleep
If you pick up a book every evening and read a few pages, you not only find peace of mind but also give the evening structure and end the day with a relaxing ritual.
Reading promotes social skills
By reading it, readers learn to put themselves in the shoes of their counterparts and thus increase their understanding of the lives of others which can promote empathy.
Reading encourages creativity
Your imagination is trained through regular reading. Creativity is an important prerequisite for dealing with conflicts successfully.
Reading broadens your horizons
It doesn’t matter whether you want to escape your own life or are simply curious and want to get to know other people and places: reading is probably the cheapest way to travel.
Reading stimulates concentration
Information and news are often served quickly and in small bites. Not only do you relax, reading also promotes concentration.
Reading makes you sexy
Reading a book in public can make you more attractive and desirable. You give the impression that you are an interesting conversation partner and that you have a capacity for empathy.