5 Books To Read That Will Expand Your Mind
Over the last few months I have adopted reading as a habit. There are many reasons why regular reading is good for you, not only does regular reading make you more intelligent, it exposes you to different ideas and forces you to think differently. Reading is also scientifically proven to boost your brain power, make you more empathetic, help you sleep and it helps prevent Alzheimer’s disease.#Creative people are the most intelligent on earth #fact Click To Tweet
Expanding Your Mind Through Reading Books
If the benefits listed above are not enough to get you reading today I have another one for you. As human beings we are natural learners, we crave information and want to learn new things naturally. The proliferation of social media networks is a notable example: because of our need to learn from each other and share new things, we are hooked onto our screens, the psychology of it all makes sense.
Here are 5 books that you can start reading now to expand your mind, gain different points of view about the world and benefit from the many health benefits that reading has to offer.
Daniel Kahneman explains how our brain works in terms of thinking and gives practical tips on how we can tune it to think slow rather than fast, eventually making well thought out decisions as opposed to irrational ones made out of intuition.
Do you ever wonder why some people achieve so much more than others? In this captivating book, Malcolm Gladwell delves into the lives of successful people, from rock stars to scientific geniuses to uncover how the path to success can be surprising and inspiring yet complex at the same time.
5. This Idea Must Die
Last but not least, John Brockman presents a challenge with This idea must die. This is one of the best books to read if you truly want to increase intelligence because it is not just giving you new ideas and information but in essence helping you to unlearn some of the negative things that are hindering your progress.
Your journey to gaining more perspective has just begun. I am only a few months in but I can already tell the difference in the way I think, respond to questions, start conversations and understand other people. I have also noticed the benefits such as a better sleep pattern and feeling more relaxed at work and at home.
The suggestions listed above are just a few examples of books you can read to expand your mind. There are several ways to expand your mind such as learning new skills, reading books on topics like philosophy, or business or even marketing.