Benefits of reading a great book
According to Mark Twain, “the man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read”. Reading a great book is a valuable way to filling in time and it gives you a welcome break, from our sometimes mundane and repetitive lives. Steve Jobs once opined that reading and learning are so critical to success, and a lack of information will keep you small and limited. Some of the benefits of picking up a great book to read include but are not limited to:
1. Great way to feed your mind and spirit: The human mind is a never-ending processing machine that is always seeking information. Reading with help to nourish and stimulate your mind and keep it engaged which will divert your mind from negative thinking and worrying.
2. Keeps your mental faculties sharp and intact: It is a mental workout which helps develop the mind, instead of allowing it become stale, dormant and unused.
3. Best way to learn and expand your knowledge: if you want to get smart and stay smart so you can have edge over the average person. It expands your knowledge base and general awareness. Reading also stimulates your creative imagination.
4. Improves the quality of your 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. The power gained from reading is priceless as it boosts your self-confidence.
I have a passion for writing and keen eyes for fashion. You can catch me burying my head in a great book or surfing the internet for new ideas. I am a student in the school of life, still learning, growing and becoming more. Follow me on Instagram and Twitter @Ada1stlady