Benefits of Reading
Date posted: September 30, 2015
We know that you can learn things by reading and we know that reading can be enjoyable entertainment. But, did you know that reading can have an impact on your health?
How Changing Your Reading Habits can Transform your Health looks at some of the research that points to health benefits from reading. It concludes with four suggestions for making the most of reading time:
- 1. Read what interests you, now what you think you ‘should’ read.
- 2. Find just 30 minutes a week to read.
- 3. Create a challenge for yourself.
- 4. Don’t stick with a book if you’re not enjoying it.
Some research indicates that fiction might have additional benefits. The results aren’t definitive, but here’s a look at some of the ideas being explored.