Benefits of reading, Wilton Lau, Sutton Grammar School

Benefits of reading, Wilton Lau, Sutton Grammar School <i>(Image: Helliwell Media)</i>
Benefits of reading, Wilton Lau, Sutton Grammar School (Image: Helliwell Media)

      When it comes to reading, I think everyone will prefer watching a movie or a summary of the book instead of staring at "paper and ink". However, reading has many advantages for both you and those around you. It is not simply about staring at paper and ink.

      To thrive in today's society, one must read. Regardless of the academic subject, such as languages or even maths, it acts as a tower of strength for learning. Reading is a talent that plays a significant role in our daily lives, from filling out applications for jobs or other common tasks to reading instruction manuals for products. We can increase our reading abilities and speed for the near future only by reading for a small period of time each day.

      Additionally, reading can help you in stress relief. Ones  mind and imagination are completely engaged. It has been shown that reflective activities that require complete concentration of the brain on a specific object reduce tension and relieve stress.  Particularly in today's society, whether it be academic stress or anxiety, it is a significant issue that will effect our life. Why not read for a short while to relieve your stress and calm yourself down?

     In conclusion, reading has many advantages for you, from relieving stress to enhancing your reading abilities which will aid you in the near future, so why not put your phone away, relax, leave your troubles behind, and read for 10 minutes a day to relax from the hectic and relentless pace of the world?