Many a kindred spirit has been discovered while talking over books.
But books are good for a lot of different conversations.
They can give us a better view of the world than we ever could have without them.
When it comes to books, the good they can do feels limitless.
With millions of singles crawling through various dating sites and apps, looking for a potential match, your username is the first thing they'll come across; reading it will give them a first impression.You never know when what you’ve read will be useful in conversation.When you read a book aloud, you are more likely to pick up new words and learn to pronounce them properly. Books are good for the brain, but they are also beautiful.Instead of living confined to just one life, we have the chance to “live” many different lives through the words we consume. We can see the world in ways that on our own, we’d never have a chance to do.This can help to keep us from being self-focused and shallow because we learn how to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes. Studies are showing that reading a book is one of the most effective ways to reduce stress and calm our nerves.
A good book can give us a plethora of new ideas and inspire us to let our own creativity flow out in positive ways. In this generation of smart phones and instant everything, we make ourselves live such fragmented, distracted lives that to a degree, we’ve “multi-tasked” our brains out of of the ability to focus effectively.