Importance of Reading

Meritnation|Jan 17th, 2020 01:10pm

When was the last time you read a book, or a magazine article or an editorial in a newspaper? Do your daily reading habits revolve around reading tweets and Facebook updates?
If this is the case, then you are missing out on a lot of good things, and you need to develop a habit of reading regularly.

Books play a vital role in everyone’s life, especially in a student’s life. You must have heard from elders that ‘Books are your best friends’, they say it so because books inspire us to do great things in life and overcome our failures. Books are our best companions as they help us grow mentally, emotionally and psychologically without demanding anything in return.

But the importance of reading is not limited to just these benefits. You will be amazed to know about the various benefits of reading on a regular basis. And that is exactly what you will get to know here in this blog.

Reading improves your Focus and Concentration
In today’s internet savvy world, a large part of our day is spent watching videos, surfing, chatting, following meme pages and reading unnecessary articles. There is a lack of quality content, and that’s the reason why people are growing more impatient and losing focus.
However, reading good content regularly is one of those constructive habits that actually help us improve our focus and concentration. 

Books are a great source of motivation
There are times in our lives when we feel low and lose hope. Well, in times like these, sometimes all we need is a little push, a little motivation.
Reading a good inspirational book during such times can change our opinion and the way we think. A good book fills you up with hope and motivation just like a close friend.

Books Improve your vocabulary, fluency and communication skills
You must have heard some people using powerful and impactful new words while communicating. You can do it too!
Reading is a must if you want to enhance your vocabulary. You should read from various sources to improve your word bank. Moreover, reading articles in the newspaper and looking up the meaning of words in the dictionary can help you strengthen your command over the language. Not only this, your sentence formation becomes quick, better and qualitative. You are more fluent while talking and rarely get stuck due to the lack of words.

Reading Boosts Your Imagination and Creativity
Reading exposes you to a world of imagination. The more we read, the more enlightened and knowledgeable we become. Gaining knowledge empowers our minds and broadens the horizons. Our minds open up to new possibilities and new ideas. Not only this, reading a good novel or a book can help in reducing stress. It allows one’s imagination to take flight and helps you to forget about your day-to-day troubles.

Of course, these are just a few reasons to show the importance of reading regularly. There are many more… And if you don’t read quality content daily, then you need to make sure to add it to your day to day routine. The best time to start reading is today!
And if there’s some book that has inspired or motivated you in any way, do share with us in the comment section below.

Stay tuned to this space to know the recommended books for students aged between 14 to 17.


Happy Studying!
Team Meritnation



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