It seems somewhat ironic that you are reading a blog for tips on why you should put down the tablet and go read that novel you just bought, but an article on Huffington Post caught our attention on 7 Unconventional Reasons Why You Absolutely Should Be Reading Books.
The list is as follows:
1. Reading can chill you out.
2.It could help keep your brain sharp.
3. And it might even stave off Alzheimer’s disease.
4. Reading may help you sleep better.
5.Getting lost in a good book could also make you more empathetic.
6. Self-help books, on the other hand, can ease depression.
7. It’s Fun!
There is also a lot of research to indicate that it helps kids too!
This link has 20 reasons why
you should get your kid’s into books at a young age too. The benefits
include a better vocabulary, builds independence and self confidence,
and increases knowledge. Which is likely true for every reader at every
Of course there are 1000 other lists of reasons to be reading, and
you probably have your very own special reasons (SHARE BELOW) as to why
it’s always a good time for a good read.