In today’s age ruled by technology, many of us have forgotten the pleasures of ‘reading.’ Smartphones, fancy applications & subscription services for movies/shows are slowly burying the joy of reading. Now hold on, I don’t mean to stop watching your favourite sitcom or not play Mario Kart! But do reserve atleast half an hour everyday to sit back, sip coffee & read your favourite book.
And why should you read? Well, the benefits are endless. Firstly, once you start reading, you’re taken into an altogether different world,somewhere you’ve never been before! You make new friends & develop an emotional bond with the characters in the book, it’s as if the book is a part of your soul. Once you’re done reading the book, you realise that you’re back into the regular world, something you’re now not content with. And this makes you seek something more, for which you work more & your life changes for the better 🙂
Reading improves your creativity drastically. It’s like a fuel for the developing mind. It makes you look at a certain situation with a very different approach. It opens up doors of Imagination you never thought existed within you! It makes you a storyteller yourself!
We all know that reading improves vocabulary to a great extent! A good way of building up your vocabulary is to read & write any new words you’ve come across. Look up for their meaning in the dictionary. This is a great exercise, especially for children, to improve their overall performance 🙂
Books act as your 24/7 companion. They never make you feel lonely. Solitude is beautiful & books help you experience & discover that. A great book is the best gift you can give yourself! You discover new ideas, accept various cultures & develop into a better person 🙂
The very fact that you’re reading this post signifies your love & interest for reading. Continue fuelling your mind with amazing content!
Some of my personal favourites(in no particular order)
1)The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by Robin Sharma
2) Life Is What You Make It by Preeti Shenoy
3)The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
4)Soldier & Spice: An Army Wife’s Life by Aditi Mathur Kumar
5)Unlearn : 101 Simple Truths for a Better Life by Humble the Poet
6)Grew up reading books by Enid Blyton,Roald Dahl,Sudha Murthy & The Harry Potter series by J.K.Rowling-LOVEEE THEM!
7)The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
8)The Immortals Of Meluha by Amish Tripathi
9)How To Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie
10)Elephants Can Remember by Agatha Christie
I hope you’ll have an amazing day! Lots of love:*
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