Therapeutic Value of Reading

I miss reading a good book, not sure why I don’t do it more…

When we hit that glorious “flow state” of reading where we’re fully immersed in a book, our brain’s default mode network likely calms down, says Jud Brewer, a psychiatrist who directs research at Brown University’s Mindfulness Center. That’s a network of brain regions that is active when we are not doing anything else and that can get absorbed in worrying and rumination.

​Just started reading Obama’s new memoir. Not only is it really good, but I can feel my mind calm down as I focus on just one thing…reading.

The Therapeutic Value of Reading

Author: Scott

The mountains are calling, let me grab a jacket and my kids.

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