We all know how essential reading is to our everyday lives; in fact, many of us couldn’t perform our jobs properly, catch up on recent events in the newspaper or even read the instructions for some new gadget you may have bought.
But reading can have a far greater impact on your lives than you may have thought. An article in the Huffington Post entitled ‘7 Unconventional Reasons Why You Absolutely Should Be Reading’ explores some of the more unexpected benefits brought about by picking up a book on a regular basis. From the potential to stave off early onset Alzheimer’s disease to being able to empathise with others more easily and in a more meaningful way, the article uncovers some surprising and encouraging facts about reading.
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