4 Amazing Benefits of Reading Fiction Books

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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 time on some books or articles.

Whatever the reason people give for not being able to read, the emphasis cannot be placed enough that reading is still one of the most productive and beneficial habits to have. It is absolutely important that we revive the habit of reading. Today’s blog will talk about the benefits of reading fiction books.

1. Better insight of the society

The world is not a playground where everything will go according to what you think or decide. It is a scary place where life can change at any moment. If you really want to know how overnight your life can turn upside down because of one decision or event, then reading fiction books should be your choice. Fiction books provide amazingly crafted situational scenarios and settings, which can teach you what to expect from living in the modern day society.

2. Reading sharpens your knowledge and skills

When you read, you always learn something new. Fiction will teach you how to imagine things, take rationalized decisions based on your expectations and thinking, as well as explore a certain situation from various perspectives. Knowledge also helps you find good topics to develop intriguing conversations in a social setting, which in turn will boost your confidence in public speaking and with people you are getting to know.

3. Reading enhances your consciousness

Just as reading teaches you the skill to look at things from different perspectives, reading fiction also helps you become more conscious. It teaches you to stay mindful of your surroundings and what to expect from situations that you encounter in your daily life.

4. Reading helps your brain stay in shape

It is said that if you want to keep your brain healthy and away from all kinds of stress, depression and bad habits, which can harm your health as well, then start reading interesting fiction books. This will keep your mind occupied and will not allow it to wander elsewhere and give you the weird kind of ideas. Fiction reading also keeps your mind relaxed and open at the same time by providing a variety of ideas to think about or focus on.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jerome Boateng is the author of this blog post. Jerome is a spiritual speaker who appears in big global seminars and programs for spiritual guidance. He is fond of blogging and posts his blogs on various websites. Contact him at FacebookGoogle+.






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By | 2017-06-04T16:51:43+00:00 October 20th, 2015|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |6 Comments

6 Comments

  1. Jackson Kelley February 13, 2016 at 1:09 am - Reply

    What about reading something like the bible? It is seen by some as fictional but yet has many truths, as do other fiction novels, and what about non-fiction? There does exist non-fiction stories, biographies and books of theories or books of theories of theories. You must consider what a great deal thinking does to the brain, especially about such things like how are universe works.
    Wouldn’t you consider it strange to sit and see a man or woman whom barely talks o anyone yet aced a cognitive test? Mustn’t the question pop into your mind as to why? Answer that question and we’ll see how many people choose whether to talk to others about topics that disinterest them or would rather let them continue to achieve what they want with little time wasted.
    Appropriately, it is a good skill to have and use, it’s almost impossible to master anything without knowing anything about the social data that we perceive and how we can convert that into info. then knowledge and then of coarse; make a decision on how to proceed.

  2. Wade Joel May 16, 2016 at 10:52 pm - Reply

    I definitely agree that reading is one of the most productive and beneficial habits we can have. I could not imagine where I would be if I did not read. I also really liked your point that reading fiction books can give us insights on society because everything does not happen the way we think it should.

  3. Liam June 4, 2016 at 12:40 pm - Reply

    Reading books is one of the best habits one can develop. Besides learning a ton of new words, reading also gives you the a topic to talk about.

  4. Neil Jakson July 23, 2016 at 12:55 pm - Reply

    amazing article about reading fiction books. this article has some benefits of reading fiction books. such as 1= Better insight of the society 2. Reading sharpens your knowledge and skills=ect

  5. Ronny Howard November 7, 2016 at 10:00 pm - Reply

    It is sad to me how reading has become a thing of the past. I agree that reading is one of the most productive and beneficial habits to have, even if it is not common among people today. Fiction is my favorite kind of books to read, because of the things that I learn and the places I go. I am going to make sure my children read often so they can feel the joys that come from it!

  6. Jessica Simpson February 6, 2017 at 11:37 am - Reply

    Hi, Friends
    I read your blogs on a regular basis. Your humorist style is witty, keep it up!

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4 Amazing Benefits of Reading Fiction Books