Books are one of the pillars of the seeker of purpose and meaning. Its many benefits has also made it a favorite choice among doctors to prescribe to depressed patients.
The good thing about reading is that you can do it at any time: While on bus trips, before going to bed, in the bathroom, while you eat. Carrying a book or reading tablet with you is a great idea.
As for those benefits I mentioned, here are some:
- Expanded vocabulary and overall knowledge.
- Slower progress and prevention of Alzheimer’s and Dementia.
- Reduced stress and anxiety.
- Improved memory, analytical skill, focus and concentration.
- Strengthened empathy.