How Reading Can Give Your Brain a Break


Read. And set your mind free.

In an era and workplace that is typified by information overload, to the extent that ‘information overload’ has become an eye-rollable cliché, it’s encouraging to find out that there is a way to manage one’s way out of the exhaustion that this can create.

It’s reading. Good, old-fashioned reading — that’s the key, according to the experience of Hugh McGuire, writing for Harvard Business Review ( Reading does something to the brain chemistry that releases stress, makes you more creative, improves concentration and even improves sleep.

Read about one man’s personal journey back to the printed word, and how to maintain a lifestyle that you will thank yourself for, at