Christie Russell July 23, 2018

Sitting at just one place, holding a book and turning page after pages. Looks boring? But this isn’t much boring as it looks! Reading books is considered ‘outdated’ especially in this era when everyone has their phones to scroll on. It has now become the most ‘uncool’ thing which one can do. This shouldn’t be the case! There are tremendous amount of benefits of reading books. People might have asked you to read books because it is important. But have you ever asked them why it is important?

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Let’s discuss what can a habit of book reading brings to your life.

  1. Exposure of new things:

Reading books, irrespective of whatever the genre you are reading, it always bring you tremendous amount of knowledge. You can get to know about the new things which you haven’t heard in your entire life. A habit of reading books can change your perspective of how you look to the world. Exposure of new knowledge widens your brain and it makes you a deep thinker. Who knows you might find new hobbies within it? Or who knows you might actually dig into something which you really like and it ends up becoming your goal.

  1. Treasure of knowledge:

It goes without saying that indeed books are the treasure of knowledge. Research says that an avid reader has a greater IQ level compare to those who doesn’t read books. As Dr. Seuss once wrote, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Books are the rich source of information. It not only enhances your knowledge but it also helps you to score good grades.

  1. Second love of the writers!

Books are undoubtedly second love for the writers- as first is the writing of course! Passionate writers are always the keen book readers. The more you read books, the more your writing skill enhances. Reading and writing are the two sides of a coin, as each side completes the value of other. Same in the case of writer, good writer always adores to read books. Reading books would add an additional points to the resumes of those who wants to peruse their career in writing like journalist, ghostwriter or even a book author.

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  1. it’s an imaginary world!

Books are the whole universe of imagination. If someone says that reading books improve your imagination then he won’t be wrong. As soon as you start reading books, it automatically drives you to another imaginary world.  You must have experienced it while reading book word by word and the whole image starts visualizing in your mind. It helps you to be more creative and make you look to the world in your own different perspective.

  1. Improves vocabulary

Reading improves your vocabulary. There’s no doubt in that! It helps you to get a command over a language even if it isn’t your fist language.  While reading books, you come cross new words, phrases, idioms and writing styles which enhances your learning and writing skills.

Reading books are very essential for you especially for the students as they are in their learning process. Making a habit of reading a book at least once in a week, can do a lot of wonders if you have not even imagined of!