Decreasing stress, increasing skills: Very good reasons to read regularly

July 30, 2018 0Books

Reading has many physical and psychological benefits, including reducing your overall stress. (Shutterstock/File)

Whether a paperback, a newspaper or e-book, reading has been proven to be beneficial in many ways in addition to making you more empathetic. Here are some good reasons to read regularly, as compiled by kompas.com:

Keeps brain active

A 2001 study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States revealed that reading, along with playing chess and solving jigsaw puzzles, will challenge you mentally by keeping your brain …

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