Benefits of Reading Everyday
By Keith Donnelly - April 23, 2022

We live in a noisy world. The world is so fast-paced that sometimes it gets so challenging for us to find a moment of peace for ourselves. In this, the answer to all these concerns is read. If you think that book reading is no more of a thing in this electronic-dominated world, you are wrong. Here are some reasons for you, so that you may begin reading.

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Reading stimulates your brain

Reading activates each and every path of your brain. When you are reading, you are actually living through the moment so your brain receptors are activated. Research in Spain was carried out which concluded that “reading about pungent substances, such as jasmine, cinnamon or garlic, kicks the olfactory centers of the brain into gear.” These actions, as a result, strengthen your brain’s neural pathway and you are more likely to be responsive and allow you to make faster connections.

Reading reduces stress

Reading a book transports you into another world. A world where your issues are not the primary concern. Dr. David Lewis, the pioneering neuroscientist at the University of Sussex, explains his research as, “reading for just six minutes is sufficient to reduce stress levels by 60%, slows your heartbeat, eases muscle tension, and alters your state of mind.” So, whenever during the day, you feel a little low, you know what to do. Grab that book and that coffee and unwind for a while.

Reading helps you academically

You must have heard your instructor telling you to read more so that you could improve your English scores. Yes, that is scientifically proven. Reading makes sure that every day you are challenged by a new idea and your mind is stretched in the most demanding ways. These changes help you absorb your academic course content very easily and will help you connect to newer ideas more quickly.