“Importance of Books – Keep reading”; we all tell or force our kids to read academic books to get good grades. And our kids start doing the same. By reading academic books, kids are getting knowledge and get good grades as well. But what about adults (Parents), are we reading our books?
Now the question comes to your mind is what are our books to read? Why do we require reading books at this age now? What contrarian question he is asking?
Now let me tell you either you are the parent or not, reading books is very important in our life. Whatever is your age, the more you read, the more you understand the world around you. Here are some useful or important points that we don’t know about reading books.
# BOOK READING IS GOOD FOR BRAIN EXCERSIZE
Do you know when you read books you are also doing exercise for your brain? Reading helps to increases the blood flow to your brain for proper functioning. It also prevents diseases as well.
“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body – Joseph Addison”
# BOOKS MAKES YOU SMARTER
Scientific studies show that reading books makes you smarter than others. Reading produces new ideas and helps you to solve problems. Your analytical thinking stimulated from reading and your focus on generating new ideas increases.
“Reading is never a waste of time”
# READING BOOKS GIVES YOU BETTER WRITING TECHNIQUE
When we read books, our subconscious mind absorbs writing techniques and vocabulary of that book. And instinctively copy the writing skills of books that help to enhance our vocabulary and spelling. It also helps us to make comprehend the new words and also enhances our fluency in writing and speaking.
“Great books help you understand and they help you feel understood – John Green”
# BOOK HELPS TO EDUCATE US
Whenever we read books it also helps us to provide some knowledge. That knowledge we never knew before. Books help us to comprehend the world around us. We can learn new languages, can advance ourselves, and can build the capability of self-discipline. The right book full of informations helps us to make smarter, sharper and more skilled than others.
“A book is a dream that you hold in your hands – Neil Gaiman”
# BOOK READING ENHANCES OUR AREA OF CURIOSITY AND IMAGINATION
Reading books also helps us to enhance our area of interest. Whatever is your profession in your job, 80% of professionals are not happy with their job. So, books are the things which help in improving your skills and your area of interest. Through reading books, you can visualize a new domain, the magnitude of your interest. I am an engineer by profession but my area of curiosity is different and I am increasing the skills of my different dimensions.
“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free”
We are living in a period of COVID-19 and the whole world in a lockdown. It’s the best of times to read a book, it’s the worst of times to read a book. For privileged among us who are sheltering indoors, the free hours can be a boon. So by utilizing this free time, we can start reading books of our own interest. Like my area of interest is financial, stock market-related. So I am reading books/journals on my interest. What is your area? You can enhance your skills.
Some peoples can read hardbound books (I am one of them) and peoples happy to ready PDF format books. In this period, hard copies are difficult to purchase, so you can read books by downloading from pdfdrive.com. A very good site for very interesting books.
“We lose ourselves in books, we find ourselves there too”.