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Re: Why do you like reading?

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I like reading for different reasons. I like reading books and articles for education purposes, such as learning new developments in the mental health field but when I am reading a non-fiction book or something that has to do with true crime, it is for pure relaxation and enjoyment. Reading is definitely a coping strategy for me. Being able to escape and enter someone else's world for even a short time helps me relieve stress.

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Reading improves conversational skills
Reading improves consistency and self-discipline.
Reading makes me a better writer.

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paigelambo10 wrote:
12 Sep 2020, 23:10
I like reading for different reasons. I like reading books and articles for education purposes, such as learning new developments in the mental health field but when I am reading a non-fiction book or something that has to do with true crime, it is for pure relaxation and enjoyment. Reading is definitely a coping strategy for me. Being able to escape and enter someone else's world for even a short time helps me relieve stress.
I agree with the last point. Reading introduces a reader to new ideas that relaxes their minds that helps in problem-solving.

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sleepydumpling wrote:
19 Aug 2007, 21:58
I read for two reasons...

1) To escape. I love being transported to another time or place. I love that feeling of seeing or doing or experiencing something different.

2) To see things from a different perspective. I love a book that makes me think and shows me things from other people's perspectives.
I agree with the above facts. Reading also strengthens worldview and convictions.

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Yes indeed reading is interesting since I discover new knowledge and it also helps me to have an analytical mindset.

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It is a means to escape into another world.

I get access to knowledge from people I might never get the chance of meeting. I learn from their experiences and grow more with each book.
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By reading we knowing all of things, story, education, foods recipe's, life motivator and guides, increasing skill and experience, getting technical support, system, health, and have more information in related with life and this world.

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I know this is cliche, but the honest reason why I love reading is because it takes me to a place far away with fantastic characters, imaginative settings, and real world lessons. No matter how fantastical the book (you can probably tell that I read a lot of fantasy), you can always find a lesson that relates to the real world and our interactions with others. I enjoy the escape, but I also enjoy the human elements that are so beautifully expressed in many books.

Additionally, I just love learning! New words, new cultures, new ideas...there's so many things out there that I still don't know that I love yet because I haven't read it yet...so I have to keep reading!

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I love reading as it opens window to another world, gives a new perspective to ideas from this world.
I like to read books that storm my mind.
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engarl wrote:
18 Sep 2020, 12:55
I know this is cliche, but the honest reason why I love reading is because it takes me to a place far away with fantastic characters, imaginative settings, and real world lessons. No matter how fantastical the book (you can probably tell that I read a lot of fantasy), you can always find a lesson that relates to the real world and our interactions with others. I enjoy the escape, but I also enjoy the human elements that are so beautifully expressed in many books.

Additionally, I just love learning! New words, new cultures, new ideas...there's so many things out there that I still don't know that I love yet because I haven't read it yet...so I have to keep reading!
What's cliche is also true for many. I totally relate to your reasonings, especially finding a lesson. :tiphat:
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paigelambo10 wrote:
12 Sep 2020, 23:10
I like reading for different reasons. I like reading books and articles for education purposes, such as learning new developments in the mental health field but when I am reading a non-fiction book or something that has to do with true crime, it is for pure relaxation and enjoyment. Reading is definitely a coping strategy for me. Being able to escape and enter someone else's world for even a short time helps me relieve stress.
I myself started reading to improve my interpersonal skills and now I am on this journey to never turn back
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It helps me escape the harsh reality we live in. But I also feel like I have lived a hundred lifetimes while other have barely lived one.

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