“The actual act of reading literary texts is seen as part of a wider process of human development and growth based on understanding both one’s own experience and the social world”.
Knowledge acquisition is an integral part of human development and growth and one of the easiest ways to gain knowledge is by reading. Research has shown that the benefits of reading go beyond just acquiring knowledge; it also helps in the development of the human mind and body. A lot of world leaders have overtime emphasized the fact that reading is one of the habits of highly successful people; if you doubt it, ask Dangote.
Reading according to an article published on the 17th of January 2019 by Rebecca Temsen is important because it develops our thoughts, gives us endless knowledge and lessons while keeping our minds active. Reading can be fun as well as educative if you read on the right subjects for you. There is a book for every subject matter on the planet, so be patient enough to find the one that interests you; the keyword here is patience, don’t give up too soon.
There are millions of books that are written and published every year and these books are written by a variety of people known as ‘Authors’ expressing their thoughts, opinions and experiences on different subjects and these books are targeted at diverse audiences which means that there is a book for everyone; even you. Books have the power to influence people in a variety of ways and can be great for your health if you take the time to read them. You can develop your reading habits by reading a little something every day, learn to be consistent and intentional about your reading and one day you might find that you have an entire shelf full of books that you have read and even better, you might look in the mirror and see the living, breathing and walking result of all that reading.
We are creating an exciting list of books on a variety of subjects that you might be interested in to give you something to look forward to every day. We want to bring you along on this journey of human capital development and growth and we hope that you will follow along on this journey.
What books are you currently reading? What books have changed your life and transformed your thinking? Let us know in the comments.