Perks of Habit of Reading books

Perks of Habit of Reading books

_Rajan Pathak

Perks of Habit of Reading books

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In the growth of the age of technology and the internet, the hobbies of reading books are declining day by day. When people get free from their work they usually just put themselves busy in the world of technology.
Due to this, their interest in reading books is gradually decreasing. 

Reading is one of the most fundamental skills one needs to learn to succeed in life. Especially developing good reading habits is vital to a child's future not just academically, but in everyday life as well.
The habit of reading books is not only limited to textbooks, but it may also be any good novel, biography, autobiography, magazines, storybooks, descriptive notes, scientific books, or any other write-up related to our interest. This develops the ability of critical thinking and understanding and also enhances the personality.

No matter what you read, only the act of reading is more important. There is a slew of benefits of the habit of reading books that are listed below which may help you in every aspect of your life.

Strengthens knowledge

 The Habit of Reading books will increase your knowledge. In the language of science, reading habit is directly proportional to increase in knowledge. The more you read, the more knowledge is transferred to the brain.  Enhancing the knowledge will improve your mental ability which will help in taking prudent decisions and will healthy changes in lifestyles. Reading also increases knowledge on a variety of topics.

Improves memory and focus

Reading is just like an exercise for the brain which affects the neural networks. When we read we enhance our memory storage capacity without any extra effort. Reading is also an excellent way to increase our focus and attention spans making us able to concentrate more on any topic.

Enhance your imagination

Reading books enhances brain connectivity. You recall the past events and details to your guess the ending. This teaches your brain to make connections in real life! And in such a way it strengthens analytical thinking skills and increases the imagination of the person. The habit of reading books also increases your perspectives regarding reading people and situations.


Enhance Creativity

According to many studies, it has been found that reading a book for only 30 minutes relaxes the mind muscles. Therefore, it enhances our ability to think more fascinating ideas and use our imagination for creative skills. Creativity is the best and sensation activity of the brain whatever we have studied, whatever knowledge we have, it will be shown only here. 

Increase your vocabulary power

People who read a lot, specifically fiction have a better vocabulary and great conversation skills. Reading introduces you to new words and helps to build a strong vocabulary.  Also when you have good conversation skills, you could be a good speaker. And these qualities are the foundation of a good leader.
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Stimulates the brain

Knowledge is just like food for the brain and reading is like a workout for the brain. It stimulates mental activity by enhancing the connectivity of the brain. As a result, it slows down the process of aging by improving the functioning of the brain. It also increases the flow of blood to the brain which leads to better sleep, lowers the stress levels which ultimately leads to lower rates of depression in comparison to non- readers.


Deepens Empathy

 When we read something related to other people's lives, we try to think through other people's perspectives. We become more understanding of other's emotions and thoughts and also we're forced to fill in the gaps to understand their intentions and motivation. When books are focused on the psychology of characters and relationships, readers can learn from their interactions. 

Strengthens your writing skills

The habit of reading books not only increase vocabulary power but also enhances writing skills.
Writing skills provide you a different perception of writing your thoughts and feelings. It helps in effective expression of views in words. Just like great writers, it could be possible for you also to write poetry, novel, drama, etc 


The reading of books amplifies, revives, and exercises meditation, it invites you to tranquility and gives you certain happiness. According to psychological studies, it is found that reading revives regions of our brain directly linked to memory, emotions, past experiences which help us to tranquilize our brain.
Reading eliminates egocentrism and invites reflection, empathy, and understanding. It connects the mental horizon to the physical horizon of the reader.

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"That's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet".-Jhumpa Lahiri

Every great personality has their reviews on how reading books is helpful in life. When asked about books, APJ Abdul Kalam said, "Books are my favorite friends, and I consider my home library, with many thousand books, to be my greatest wealth. Every new book bases new idea inspires me and gives me a new thought to ponder."
Barack Obama, former American President, while speaking  to the New York Times about the significant, informative, and inspirational role literature played in his presidency, credited the books for allowing him to “slow down and get perspective.”

Warren Buffet, the 2nd richest person in the world and also known as the no.1 investor.when asked about the key to success, he gave credit to the various books he had read. Even today he spends more than 60 percent of his day reading.
Bill Gates, the Chairman of Microsoft also gives his success credit to reading books. He said that every book teaches him something new and helps him see things differently. He also added that reading fuels a sense of curiosity about the world, which has helped him drive forward in his career.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg also has a review of the benefits of reading books. He said that "Books allow you to fully explore a topic and immerse yourself in a deeper way than most media today. 
Mahatma Gandhi was also a voracious reader, he has read books almost on everything during his time spent in jail.

Hence, dear readers, Don't wait for a good time, Just start it now.


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Unknown said...

This article is fantastic as well as appreciative to the ideology and true facts

.Prakhar_dubey said...

Nice one! its as clear as mirror Ithe current world of technology! A very interesting topic covered with your beauty of hands! Eagerly waiting for some more masterpiece

Unknown said...

Very helpful article ....

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