Why You Should Read Every Day


Reading is powerful. It can help you unwind and destress. It can help you learn about things you never thought you would know. There are endless topics you can read about, so it’s hard not to find something you like. It’s just a matter of taking time out of your day everyday to spend some time doing this activity.


I know several people who think of reading as a chore more than a hobby, and as a result, stay away from doing so very often. The key is to find something to read that interests you. This will make it feel less like you’re being forced to do something and more like you are participating in something fun. You’ll eventually maybe even start looking forward to getting your hands on a book you’ve become invested in.


Reading can be something you do after a long day at work or school. It can serve as a nice way to cut back on your stress and anxiety. I find that reading something positive and upbeat can help put me in a happy attitude. Whether it’s an e-book, a novel, a magazine, an article online or something else, a little bit of reading can help steer your focus away from worrisome thoughts and act as a form of therapy.


One of the biggest benefits of reading is the opportunity to learn new things. You can learn more about the real world by reading non-fiction. You can even learn things from fiction and novels, such as how best to implement the components of a narrative, like rising action and climax, if you're interested in writing your own fictional story.


Reading often and consistently can help improve your reading skills and reading speed. It can help you learn new vocabulary words that you can eventually use in your day-to-day life. I’ve learned several useful words that I would not be familiar with if I hadn’t encountered them when I was reading. And there is no shame in re-reading something if you didn’t understand it completely. It’s pointless to read something but not understand or remember what you just read. Making sure you understand something that may seem trivial can be helpful in understanding something that takes place later in a passage, book, or novel that you’re reading.


Thanks for reading this blog! If you want to learn more about the benefits of reading, check out this article: https://www.rmhp.org/blog/2017/september/the-many-benefits-of-reading


You can also watch this video on tips for how to read more:



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