Reading and Happiness

While just the word reading may bring up negative memories about school for some, it can have a whole new meaning when we are in control of the material. So take a moment to reflect on a time where you looked up from a book and thought to yourself, “Whoa! Did that much time really just pass by?!” or “Wow! That was some great insight!” When we find a book that captures our interest, we transport to that author’s world which leads us to learn new ideas, see new viewpoints, and connect with characters along the way. As a result, it may come as no surprise that books are beginning to be “prescribed” by doctors to help alleviate symptoms of depression and anxiety. So re-read that favorite book or start that book you have been putting off; And I wish you safe travels on whatever journey you decide take!