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4 Reasons Reading Is A Strategy for Living Well

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There are numerous benefits to reading that resonate with me.

“Reading is an exercise in empathy; an exercise in walking in someone else’s shoes for a while -Malorie Blackman

1. Reading can indeed be an exercise in empathy. By reading the stories of others, we gain a better understanding of, not only them, but of others in general.

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M.D. Anderson

M.D. Anderson

Writing mostly on topics related to the growth and understanding of ourselves individually and collectively. Poetry, prose, essays, and reflections.