In a technology-obsessed society, how can you slow down, be present and regain your focus?
In her book The Enchanted House: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction, author Meghan Cox Gurdon argues that reading aloud has innumerable emotional health benefits that can improve the lives of both the reader and the listener. Gurdon says if there's one sacrifice to make for the people in your life, make it this—turn off your phone, pick up a book and read aloud to your loved ones.
However, it's not just children who benefit from hearing stories. Gurdon explains that reading to adult patients in hospitals and even dogs can bring comfort, strengthen relationships and deepen intellect.
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