You feed your body everyday, you need to feed your mind everyday. Not only does regular reading help make you smarter, but it can actually increase your brain power. Just like going for a jog exercises your cardiovascular system, reading regularly improves memory function by giving your brain a good work out and focus.
As Dr. Seuss once wrote, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” Even if its only a page a day, all reading will stimulate your brain, as already described. However, "reading non-fiction material will provide the cognitive functions of your brain with a complete workout." says Jason Phillips, a writer for national reading campaign.
Although e-books and e-reading have increased since it's debut, Millennials are unabashedly dialing back thier social scene with more “me time.” That includes flipping pages of a good book- non-fiction. Whether to decompress after a crazy work week or prevent early professional burnout, they’re getting cozy and getting down with a self-care mindset, confirms Pinterest researcher Larkin Brown. “Self care searches are up 121%,” she says. Leaders are readers. 2017 is going to be all about re-charging and intellectual health.
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