BY PATTIE SIMONE
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
Besides watching what we eat and exercising, turns out that reading is really good for us, too. Per a recent BuzzFeed.com article by Erin La Rosa, there’s actually scientific proof that reading can improve your life. From Alzheimer prevention to memory improvement and stress relief, the act of reading is one powerful activity.
Not surprisingly, reading is also an especially positive pursuit for toddlers, growing children and teens as well.
Reading can cultivate empathy, problem solving skills and creativity. Combine reading with art and you’ve got the perfect recipe for a whole new set of skills.