Beyond just reading for leisure, did you know that reading has great benefits? According to an article written in CNBC, reading fiction books has 2 science backed ways to make you smarter.
- It improves your vocabulary and reading skills
- “Books, no matter the type, increase language comprehension, a larger vocabulary and increased brain activity, studies show.”
- It boosts your emotional intelligence
- People who read literary fiction show higher levels of empathy and emotional intelligence plays an important role in the workplace.
To read the full article, click here > Reading Makes You Smarter
So reading really is fundamental! Need help finding a good book to read? The library has tons of free books you can check out and you definitely can’t fail reading our history book – The Bible. There’s tons of stories, mystery, action and adventure. Best of all, it’s a true story and you get to continue the story and help create your own ending just by following the instructions. Imagine that!
Make time to read and enjoy a good book!
May the blessings of Yah be with you and your family!