Good News for Bookworms: Science Says Reading is Good for Your Health

[note - reference previous re-blogged post on benefits of writing] Benefits of Reading Reading has been linked to an amazing array of benefits, including these: Just six minutes of reading is enough to reduce stress by 68%, and numerous studies have shown that reading keeps your brain functioning effectively as you age. One study even found that elderly … Continue reading Good News for Bookworms: Science Says Reading is Good for Your Health

Just Write: Distraction-Free and Motivated Writing

Writing is Hard Work Let's just acknowledge from the get-go that while writing can look easy, it really requires effort, focus, and determination. Sometimes, it's just plain hard work. Face it - if you're a writer, you probably spend just as much time (if not more) caving into distraction rather than facing that blank page … Continue reading Just Write: Distraction-Free and Motivated Writing