Are you stressed?
You can read your way through…
Getting lost in a book can lower levels of cortisol [stress hormone] & other unhealthy stress hormones, by 67 percent.
A good read can lower levels of unhealthy stress hormones such as cortisol.
Participants in a British study engaged in an anxiety-provoking activity and then either read for a few minutes, listened to music, or played video games.
Readers’ stress levels dropped 67 percent, a more significant drop than that of the other groups.