reading

In Iceland, There Is a Beautiful Tradition to Gift Books to Each Other on Christmas Eve

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:40+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , |

There is an amazing Icelandic tradition to gift books on Christmas Eve. There seems to be nothing more festive than reading a book in front of a warm fire with a blanket and a cup of hot cocoa, but Icelanders have taken this cozy image to a new level. In Iceland, there is a lovely [...]

People Who Love Reading Have These 10 Advantages Over Those Who Don’t

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:41+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Categories: Education, Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

People who love reading have major advantages over those who don't. Once you look at the information, you'll understand that reading is a serious business. According to Statistics Brain, not many people love reading. They claim that 50% of US adults are unable to read a grade 8 level book, 42% of college graduates will never [...]

The Habit of Everyday Reading Can Change Your Life – Here Is How!

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:42+00:00 December 10th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Everyday reading can change you in amazing and unexpected ways. Don’t be fooled to think that reading is just a hobby. Picking up a book and venturing through the pages can change your life. Reading has benefits reaching beyond just gaining knowledge, but also improving your quality of life. Here are a few of the [...]

5 Times You Know You Are Rebelling Against Modern Society (Even If It Doesn’t Feel This Way)

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:59+00:00 November 5th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , |

You may think that a person who has a quiet life and is not involved in any activist organization cannot be rebelling against society. But what if I told you that rebellion is not only about participating in activist campaigns and holding protest posters? In fact, there are more subtle – and no less effective [...]

Meditation, Reading and 5 More Things That Make You Smarter – Backed by Science

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:01+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

If you're under the impression there aren’t any things that make you smarter, think again! Scientists once thought that intelligence was genetically determined and that you couldn’t do anything to improve on what you were born with. Neuroscientists have now found that this is false. Now, there's evidence that there are certain things that make you [...]

Light Reading VS Deep Reading: What You Read Matters More Than You Realize

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:12+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Nowadays, we have moved to the light reading of websites and have left behind the deep reading of books and journals. As information becomes more and more web-based, so too does the attention of the younger generations. We rely on the internet to give us everything, from news to research, and it is having a [...]

Here Is How Reading Harry Potter Makes You a Better and Wiser Person

By | 2017-01-13T21:49:37+00:00 October 29th, 2015|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Do you want to put an end to bigotry, ultra-nationalism, and racism? It might be easier than you think. Try reading Harry Potter. No, it’s not magic. According to the Journal of Applied Social Psychology, there’s more to the wildly successful series than just a good story. The tale of a mistreated orphan boy who [...]

4 Amazing Benefits of Reading Fiction Books

By | 2017-01-13T21:49:42+00:00 October 20th, 2015|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

In the world of digital socializing and technology, reading has very conveniently become a thing of the past. Despite the convenience through the availability of electronic books and free reading material, reading is constantly declining as a habit or need. People focus on other things like media, gadgets, movies and social platforms rather than spending [...]

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