Life used to be a lot simpler and easy when reading was one of the most popular forms of self development and inspiration. But lately, with the ever advancement and technology, there are more distractions.
Many people have lost interest in reading, some even find it boring as they prefer to play video games or spend a lot of their time on social media. This has made lots of people to lose interest in reading and they have been denied of many benefits of reading.
When talk about reading, many do think is all about reading to pass exams in the college and after that they have no business with reading other books.
Your education should not stop once you leave school, and we should all strive to grow a bit each day, the best time to educate yourself is in the years after you leave school, because you’re doing it because you want to learn.
Reading is the best form of self educating yourself, and there are no limits or boundaries to what you can learn and become.
The beauty of reading a book is, you can take it outdoors with you. It has evens been made more easier now, you may not necessarily go everywhere with the hard cover books again, you can as well download the ebook format of any book on your mobile device and your personal computer, with this development, you have everything on the go.
Benefits of Reading include the following
1. Reading Feeds The Craving Mind
Like all good computers, your mind needs to be fed information to keep it satisfied and stimulated and reading is the best source of input you can feed the brain.
Our brain is like a super powerful advanced computer, and like all good computers the better the information in the better the information out.
Without new information we become stagnant, we are designed to grow and expand, to prevent us from growing stale, we need to nourish our brain with new information.
When you don’t stimulate the mind with information or engross it in a compelling and captivating story this can sometimes lead to boredom and a mundane way of life.
Reading feeds your hungry mind with with an endless supply of knowledge and information which it seeks.
2. Reading Improves Your Quality Of Conversations
Your vast array of new found knowledge will help you to become more involved in discussions, you will be more able to instigate much more varied and interesting levels of conversations. It will give you a distinct advantage over the others because you will have gathered a much wider understanding of many subjects and topics of conversation.
Limited knowledge can seriously hold you back and leave you feeling left out in some social situations. Ultimately, this will make you a very much more interesting and refreshing person to be around.
But as well as all the serious stuff, books can be fun too. Reading can take you back into history and days gone by, it can also give you an insight into the now, the future and the still unknown and unsolved.
3. Helps You To Tap Into The Mind Of The Creative Thinkers
Some of the great books have been written by some of the best and most creative minds, you can delve into what goes on in the inner world of the great thinkers, here you can expand and develop your own mind and knowledge.
It gives you a chance to break free from the everyday rat race where you can enter a domain of fantasy, suspense, curiosity just by engaging your attention in a book.
Or you can gather a bank of informative information from the many self help books currently available where they can supply you with advice or a solution to your problems.
Reading makes you more wiser not to mention the educational and learning benefits that are gained, it is enjoyable as well as factual.
Life becomes so much more interesting when you explore new avenues or you venture into somebody else is imagination and creativity.
When you read a book you will expand your awareness and knowledge, each book or article will make you wiser and more intelligent.
4. It makes to believe in yourself.
You begin knowing what you are capable of – that you can do, be, and experience more than where you are now. If you feel stuck, the ideas in these books can encourage you and help you bust out of your perceived limitations.
5. It inspires you to take positive action.
Reading inspirational books inspire you to create goals and projects that accelerate your growth. Maybe you amp up your creativity or improve your self-image, or create a vision board of your drams and desires. You don’t just read, you are called to action.
6. Reading helps us to think outside the box
Reading information from someone else’s perspective can help us think about and analyse another way of thinking that we may not have otherwise considered. This may help our thought process in the future and help us to find new, creative ways of doing things rather than sticking to old habits.
7. Reading improves our vocabulary
The more we read, the more words we will come across that we can add to our vocabulary. Having this additional resource of new words to add to our everyday conversations makes us more articulate and can help build self-confidence.
8. Reading can help our written skills
Following on from the previous point, the more we read, the more words we learn and add to our vocabulary which can aid our writing skills. You may find a particular style of writing that appeals and that you can master for your own written work.
9. It’s gives you Quantum Leap in the journey of destiny.
…. Watch out for an article on Quantum Leap in the article section. Coming soon