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The best Benefits of reading

Discussion in 'Jukwaa la Elimu (Education Forum)' started by Fang, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. Fang

    Fang Content Manager Staff Member

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    Reading is considered one of the best habits that one can inculcate in him. Being the best hobby one can have, it has nothing to lose but one can gain tons of knowledge from it. It is best when one is pestered since childhood, so that it grows with age. There are a lot of advantages linked with it and to realize it here are some benefits of reading described.

    The best Benefits of reading

    1. Gives a great boost to the general vocabulary and awareness about the happenings in the world.
    2. Diversity in reading habits can further increase the knowledge based on cultures round the globe. It keeps the brain in constant vibration gaining things and learning art of discipline.
    3. Drastically improves concentration and focus, lets one to go deep into each word he reads and gets fed into the brain.
    4. Vigorous reading has a kind of chain reaction. If one reads consistently, he becomes habituated to gaining knowledge, gets more information, gets more confident, and in turn would have an urge to know more and find more solutions to different queries.
    5. We are able to build self esteem, and one can notice the improvement in terms of memory. We will be able to stretch out memory limit and hence accelerate the learning process.
    6. Brings in lot of discipline and makes us consistent with the habit. We develop habit of learning that brings in scheduling and good management of time.
    7. There is a lot of increase in our capability of being creative. With enormous store of knowledge, it becomes easy for us to bring in a flow of natural way of writing and spontaneous expression.
    8. The thinking process improves a lot, as we tend to retain a lot in out cache memory. Inculcating this habit induces makes out brain more active and ready to absorb more.
    9. Reduces feeling of boredom. It is inevitable that one with reading habit will seldom feel bored
    With so many benefits of reading, it is needless to say that we should develop this habit that has wide advantages with absolutely nothing to lose from our side.

    JF Daima

  2. King'asti

    King'asti JF-Expert Member

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    Can't agree more with u. Let's force if not encourage our kids to read.instead of buying sweets,toy guns etc,buy picture books and simple story books. Ben Carson, first black pediatric neuro-surgeon , says his life turned around after his mom forced him to read two books per week in a public library and summarize to her on wknds(she was a maid somewhere else).