Every year in March, the United Arab Emirates celebrates Reading Month, which is marked by a rich and diverse calendar of engaging events and sustainable initiatives that encourage people to read, with the aim of making reading a habit for everyone.

If you’re one of the many people who still didn’t make it a habit to read on a regular basis, you’re missing out.

Reading has plenty of other benefits, and we only chose a few of them as listed below.

1- Stimulates The Brain

Various scientific studies have revealed that the benefits of reading affect brain health and reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s and dementia with age.

Where reading helps in stimulating the brain, maintaining its work and its involvement in many processes, which prevents it from losing energy and becoming lazy.

2- Reduces Stress

During daily life, we are all exposed to a lot of stress which affects our health as a whole. But it has been found that reading has the effect of relieving tension and ridding you of it.

As stories and novels may activate your imagination and connect you to the events of the story, which distracts you from the cause of your tension.

3- Increases Knowledge

Every piece of information you read is saved in your brain, so you might need it someday!

That is why reading is important since it expands your knowledge and information, which awards you with necessary information.

4- Expands Vocabulary

The more you read, the more you learn new terms and words added to your encyclopedia. Which helps enrich your language, and writing capabilities.

5- Boosts Memory

When you read a book, you have to recall a variety of characters, their personalities, desires, and history…

All of this has the added benefit of keeping your memory fresh and maintain memory cells strong and sharp.

6- Enhances Thinking Skills

This is mainly true for mystery books, as it pushes you to think in order to keep track of events. Doing so can help boost your thinking skills and open up your horizons even further.

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Is there any health condition that is keeping you from reading? 

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