Everybody should follow some hobby of the other. Hobbies are very necessary as it makes one busy and free minded. It never leaves us alone and also eliminates stress and overcome psychological problems. I still remember that when I was just 4 years old, I generally liked to spend my spare time in our garden. Hobbies are our daily life activities which we must follow. It helps us to escape from the daily chores of life. Hobbies give us immense pleasure and peace of mind. It is like yoga and meditation and even benefits more than that. It draws our mind towards creativity and promotes us to do something better in life.
Good hobbies dramatically improve our personality and character traits as well as improve our performances. It helps in discovering our talents and abilities and uses them in the right direction. Our hobbies make our minds fresh and peaceful by keeping us away from the daily rush of life. My hobby is reading, whether it is a newspaper, a magazine, a novel, General Knowledge books or any other knowledgeable book written by a good author. I always read story books, newspapers, magazines, comic strips and other material that I find interesting in my free time. This hobby of reading books was first noticed by my dad when I was just seven years old.
Now I am 56 years old and I really know the benefits of my reading habit. It enables me to gain all the general knowledge in the world on any topic. This habit of reading makes me learn about the world wonders, history of origin of life, space, animals, plants, aquatic animals, human achievements, and other fascinating things about world. Reading is a good source of enjoyment, knowledge, inspiration and instruction. It makes us disciplined, loyal, punctual and most importantly a successful person in life. The habit of reading books can be acquired at a young age by anyone and everyone. So don’t waste your time. Develop the habit of reading today.
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