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Benefits of Reading Books: How It Can Positively Affect Your Life

Reading is very, very good for you. Research shows that regular reading:

  • Improves brain connectivity;

  • Increases your vocabulary and comprehension;

  • Empowers you to empathize with other people;

  • Aids in sleep readiness;

  • Reduces stress;

  • Lowers blood pressure and heart rate;

  • Fights depression symptoms;

  • Prevents cognitive decline as you age;

  • Contributes to a longer life;


Benefits of Reading Books: How It Can Positively Affect Your Life
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Men Leave: Separation And Divorce Far More Common When The Wife Is The Patient

A woman is six times more likely to be separated or divorced soon after a diagnosis of cancer or multiple sclerosis than if a man in the relationship is the patient, according to a study that examined the role gender played in so-called "partner abandonment." The study also found that the longer the marriage the more likely it would remain intact.

Men Leave: Separation And Divorce Far More Common When The Wife Is The Patient