From Popular Science
“Many of these leaders, despite being extremely busy, have set aside at least an hour a day (or five hours a week) over their entire career for activities that could be classified as deliberate practice or learning.”
An overstuffed bookcase (or e-reader) says good things about your mind.
“By providing a constant reminder of all the things he didn’t know, Eco’s library kept him intellectually hungry and perpetually curious. An ever-growing collection of books you haven’t yet read can do the same for you.”
This article talks about the statistical correlation between growing up around a lot of books and being able to perform well in reading comprehension, mathematics, and digital literacy. Go get some more books!
Here’s another article about the practical benefits of reading stories. This one is from a website for a group called the Trinity Forum. I’m pretty sure they’re a branch of the Illuminati.
This article is better than the last one. See what you think of these reasons for reading every day and leave ideas of your own in the comments below!
Here is a poorly written article supporting a good cause! Have a look at this author’s 30 reasons to read. If you can think of any reasons the author left out, list them in the comments below.