Slow Reading Cuts Stress, Improves Concentration

An article by Jeanne Whalen in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune recently caught my eye. Ever wonder what happens to your brain after years of beeping smartphones, clamorous social media, and reading everything through the filter of Google and the web? It becomes stressed out. The solution? Read slowly at least thirty minutes a day with a book or e-book. And switch off all your electronics. The benefits of such a linear, focused activity include improved ability to concentrate, think, listen, and empathize. And it reduces stress. Great news for book lovers. Check out the full article below: