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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 individuals who read regularly are 2.5 times less likely to develop Alzheimer’s than their peers. But there could […]

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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 or empty screen. And when it comes to offering tempting distractions, the internet is the […]

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