From hard cover, to soft cover, today is a day to celebrate your home library, favourite author(s), and favourite books, from mystery, romance, self help, biography, even cookbooks with photos that make you want to get in the kitchen to try out a recipe!
Today is Book Lovers Day. And there are many reasons why we should be picking up a book on a regular basis, especially today:
1 – Reading can help prevent Alzheimer’s. A study found that people who read are two and a half times less likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Syndrome later on in life.
2 – Being a reader means you’re more likely to learn something new every day.
3 – People who read are more likely to vote, exercise, and be more cultural.
4 – Reading can be therapeutic. It’s a great escape from the stresses of life.
5 – Reading enhances your memory.
6 – According to a study, reading actually does make you seem sexier, especially to women.
7 – Reading helps to boost your analytical thinking, by helping you to recognize various patterns that occur in writing.
8 – Reading expands your vocabulary.
9 – Fiction books increase your ability to empathize with others.
10 – People who read are more likely to get ahead when it comes to their careers, and life in general.
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