Reading is a very nice habit and everyone should do it. You can participate in any form of reading, be it reading books, magazines, research work or even school books. Every person should spend some part of their day reading. It not only helps in passing time but also helps in increasing our knowledge. There are many advantages to reading books.
Reading keeps our brain active and engaged. It helps us use or brain and enhance our cognitive skills. Apart from this reading also helps in reducing stress. Reading something helps us get engrossed in what is in front of us so that we forget about our worries and feel relaxed. The knowledge aspect of reading is the most prominent. The more we read, the more we know and the more we are aware.
For kids as well as adults, reading helps in the building up of our vocabulary. We come to know about new words and their meaning. This helps us in improving our speaking skills as well as our writing. Improvement of memory is another great benefit of reading. When we read we remember all that is written in the book and we learn something new. Books also help us widen our attention span. When we are reading, we focus on one thing for a long period of time without getting distracted by other things around us. This helps us in the long run.
Reading anything that interests you for sometime in a day is really great and has a lot of benefits. We should inculcate this habit in our lives and I am sure after some time we will feel the change in us.