There are plenty of ways to stay healthy. You can work out on a consistent basis, stay on a good diet, take supplements, and etc. But are you neglecting one habit that could potentially change your life forever?
The answer….is probably a big fat YES! But no worries I’m here to share the golden ticket with all of you!
(Scroll to the bottom of the page to see the books you should start with!) 🙂
Don’t get me wrong working out and a healthy diet are great habits that you should definitely stick with. However, what a lot of people don’t realize is that your brain needs a workout as well. There is a simple way to do this, and you are doing this right at this very moment. You must READ!
Every successful entrepreneur knows how important reading is for you to reach SUCCESS. However, that isn’t the only way reading can positively improve your life. Here are 6 reasons you should pick up this daily habit ASAP!
1. Consistent reading can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease
There was a study that proved people who read are two and a half times less likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at an older age!
2. Reading can significantly lower stress!
A behavioral researcher named Cristel Russell claimed that reading can help with any stress or turmoil in your life. If you are having a bad day, going through a divorce, or need some chill time, just read a new book a watch the magic happen!
3. Read to amplify your memory
Any time you learn new information from a book or an article, your brain makes room for information to fit in! In turn, you can take advantage of information that comes up in the future. Just like muscles, go ahead and give your brain a workout!
4. Reading increases your analytical thinking
When you read, it helps you recognize different analytical patterns in writing. If you are interested in being a Business Analyst, or Marketing Analyst, then pick up a book because reading will help you tremendously.
5. You will sound like a genius!
When reading you come across bigger and more complicated words. When you continue to come across the same words over and over again in reading, then eventually it becomes a part of your speech! You will then began using these words in your everyday conversations!
6. Improve your people skills
According to the journal of science, reading can improve your ability to read the thoughts and feelings of others. This in turn can improve your social skills and become a better people person overall! The researchers discovered that people who read more literary books were able to read people by their faces expressions. (Creepy but useful)
Stop making excuses on why you do not read enough! There is a library everywhere, articles all over the internet, books available for purchase online and more! You have the power to take control of your life!
How determined are you?
Don’t know where to start? Here are some suggestions:
Think and Grow Rich
The little book of common sense
Your Money or Your Life
How rich people think
The financial diet
The power of positive thinking
Outliers The Story of Success
Getting Things Done: TASF
The power of full engagement
How to win friends & influence people