Build Your Reading Habit

Build your reading habit

“A book is a gift you can open again and again” said Garrison Keillor. Books are really gifts that spare us from solitude and help us in many ways. Reading not only makes us learn and understand things but also helps to adopt good and beneficial habits, like our daily required things. Thus, it becomes our natural habit. The reading of general books apart from the text books, entertain students as well as all and sundry.


Students read books included in their courses but sometimes they get stuck somewhere and then need help. So for the sake of their necessity they go to libraries or ask someone to provide them the required books. Reading challenges are interactive way of reading more books and supply your consolation region. When you read a book, you will definitely learn something but along with it different question will compel you to read more books and this will be continued. Curiosity will compel them to explore the world.


If you go through many books, with the passage of time you will learn a lot of things. You will be a great owner of various knowledges concerned with many fields. With time, you will be well able to communicate with other people. The way people are convinced and impressed easily is adopted with time. Besides this while dealing with various people of various mentality you will face with no hurdles as you already read about them. And all these are possible when you will read books and books related not with a specific field but of different. Following this quote, we can get a bit about reading importance.


When you will read books either in soft form or hard form you will be skilled with time and be able to understand the meaning behind printed words. For instance, if you are going through novels then you are getting aesthetic pleasure and along with enjoyment, something will also be learned. Although some people are born imaginative but reading is also one of the reasons which compel you to think and think again over things. When you start thinking then obviously you will create something new.  Either you will become a critic or something else works excite you. Your feelings are aroused i-e personal, political etc. there is a famous quote by James Patterson, “Better readers are better thinkers”.


Reading is a source to overcome our stress and by the university of Sussex it was studied, in the result of which it was found that reading for just six minutes can reduce stress levels up to 68 %. There are many other ways like other ways like walking, listening to music etc., but the most effective one is reading, without reading habit, children simply don`t have a chance. This is not related only to children but broadly it can be taken. No one can get a chance without reading because it broadens our minds and makes us curious. If you make it a habit then your stress level, to some extent, will come to zero. Anyhow, kicking back with a book that has no link to your regular routine can bring numerous benefits it helps to escape from the stresses of everyday life and the most surprising thing is that it has also physical benefits of reducing your heart rate and easing up muscle tension.

Novel reading enhances connectivity in the brain and improves brain function, it is scientifically proven. However, when novel is read then the person escapes from the real world for a while along with it he becomes able to transport himself into the characters he is reading about, he solves their problems and experience the success they achieve.


Reading is the key to achieve new ideas.  The more you read the better you lead. Listening is totally different from reading because when you read you become able to make pictures of the words. Once you start making pictures of the characters then you will enjoy to the fullest form and will forget everything without any doubt. After dipping just one into the innovative pond, it is not hard to dive all the way in it.

When you are determinant and going to make it your habit then don’t choose the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.


Reading is one of many alternatives, but what matters is that you are curious and willing to learn. It’s not the written words, it’s in the curiosity of the reader, that expands the mind. Sometimes you read a lot and learn nothing, just as one can go out without learning a single word. Books play a very important role for those are going through the darkest hours they encourage them morally and guide them. If you want to make broad your horizons then learning is the only process. Learning could be done through reading, reading widely and learning about more subjects that you might not normally be interested in.  John Powell has said that, “A person can grow only as much as his horizon allows”. So, try to broaden your horizon so that you could be able to grow up more.

In a nutshell, one can be educated by travelling and books aren’t just made up of words, they are also filled with places to visit and people to meet. One is well capable of stretching his own horizons.


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