The Healthy Benefits of Reading (From Reducing Stress to Improving Sleep)! by Mei Marcie

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The Healthy Benefits of Reading (From Reducing Stress to Improving Sleep)!

Reading is an integral part of my life. I never leave home without a book in my bag. Over the years, various studies have emerged on the benefits of reading and MedicalNewsToday.com published an article that summarized how reading can improve your health! Below are three ways!

  • Reduce Stress – Stress is linked to many health conditions, including cancer, lung disease, fatal accidents, suicide and cirrhosis of the liver. Reading reduces stress as shown in slowed heart rate and reduced muscle tension.
  • Slow Cognitive Decline – Studies linked reading to slowing dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
  • Improved Sleep – As opposed to reading from smartphone which emits light and affects sleep, reading a book helps transition between being awake and asleep.

Hold on to your book for your health! Here are some of Amazon's bestsellers!

A Dog's Purpose: A Novel for Humans
A Dog's Purpose: A Novel for Humans $9
"A Dog’s Purpose" - the #1 New York Times bestseller― - s heading to the big screen!
Finding Rebecca
Finding Rebecca $6
Nothing could keep Christopher and Rebecca apart: not her abusive parents, or even the fiancé she brought home after running away to England. But when World War II finally strikes the island of Jersey, the Nazi invaders ship Rebecca to Europe as part of Hitler’s Final Solution against the Jewish population.
The Boy on the Wooden Box
The Boy on the Wooden Box $7
This remarkable memoir from Leon Leyson, one of the youngest children to survive the Holocaust on Oskar Schindler’s list, “brings to readers a story of bravery and the fight for a chance to live.”
Spilled Milk
Spilled Milk $16
"Spilled Milk is a story about resilience. The strength of the human mind and will power to live a better life." - The Weekly Sparkle
The Life We Bury
The Life We Bury $9
College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and soon nothing in Joe's life is ever the same.

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