21 Reasons Why Reading Is Important And Powerful

Reading books ignites my enthusiasm for life itself. 21 Reasons Why Reading Is Important And Powerful

1. Provides An Opportunity To Learn It doesn’t matter what you read; you’ll absorb something that will impart knowledge.

2. Reading Books Out Loud To My Kids When our kids were toddlers, or even earlier, Craig and I enjoyed reading books out loud to them when they were wide awake or to get them to go to sleep.

3. Have More Empathy By reading, we expose ourselves to many different personalities, situations, and cultures when we read.

4. Reading Teaches Us To Be Humble  Those who are most educated, like our medical doctors often have what is called intellectual humility.

5. Discover Places Around The World Reading expands our view of places and cultures around the world and historical times.

6. Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone Friends who were great readers would make recommendations, naming specific titles and authors I would enjoy.

7. Books Can Be Life-Changing Life-changing books are rare, but when you find them they are wonderful gifts.

8. Provides Inspiration And Motivation Fiction and non-fiction nourish your energy and expand your thoughts into new territory. Stories can excite you with new and creative ideas almost by accident.

9. Scientific Reasons Exercising Your Brain There have been several studies that link reading with brain changes. 

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