Throughout the teenage years of one’s life, it is common to want to run as far away from books and writing and studying as possible. Of course, each person’s parents have their own idea of what is right and what is wrong, but when it comes to writing and reading books, there are barely any parents that would discourage that habit no matter which time of the day.
Many children and young adults do not understand that importance of reading or writing till they reached a certain point in their life that they must, by any means, learn these skills, whereas, many people do not consider reading or writing to be a skill at all. However, there are billions of people who understand the advantages that one acquires by dedicating a certain amount of time in their day to read or write – be it factual or completely fictional.
Guy Quigley is one such author and film producer who found joy in writing various fictional books for Children and Adults. Once he got into the habit of writing regularly, he decided to continue the habit and went on to write many more books and screenplays and even opened a film production company with his son, called ThunderSmoke Media LLC. The only reason why Quigley went on to continue writing was the plethora of benefits that he attained through the act of writing alone. He’s in the process of re-editing his 1983 novel published in England. The book is expected to be published once again under the original title “The Smoke that Thunders” in 2019 or 2020.
Although there are several other authors who have similarly inspirational stories, what’s more important is to realize that writing is, in fact, therapeutic and can be used to your advantage. Thus, here is a list of some of the most therapeutic properties of writing that everyone should advantage of while they can. There are some really cool things you could be learning!
· Significantly Increases Intellect
Writing by hand not only trains your brain to understand certain things better, but it also helps you to learn and comprehend things a lot more. Writing trains a certain part of the brain to become more alert and active.
· Helps You Stay Grateful
Gratitude and happiness go hand in hand. A person who does not practice gratitude at any time during their life is bound to be negative, ungrateful and may even go on the path of ultimate toxicity which will affect not only the person but all of their loved ones around them. Writing has also helped patients recover from their diseases much faster due to the fact that they would understand the skills that they possess, even if their diseases had taken much more from them in the process.
· Enhances the Mind and the Body
Keeping a journal to write in on a daily basis can really help you train your mind to become faster and much more stable in general. By jotting things down on paper, the brain is enhanced significantly by keeping it active and fresh. A research that was conducted on the subject came to the conclusion that the benefits of writing are not short term, but they are in fact with you for the rest of your life. This is due to the fact that one can never unlearn how to write.
Furthermore, it is important to understand that one can write about absolutely any topic that they deem necessary. It doesn’t have to be course material. It can be anything from facts to fictional writing, but the benefits will all be the same. Writing also helps calm the anxious mind.