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4 Reasons You Should Read Books in Different Languages

  image by Dolly Garland   Do you read books in different languages? I don’t mean books translated from foreign languages. I mean, actually reading in other languages.  I think being able to read something in the original language is absolutely the best way to experience any given material. It’s not always possible, but if you […]

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5 Ways to Experience Life-Giving Power of Literature

  image by achievers   When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young. – Maya Angelou   […]

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How Books Can Open Your Mind

I watched this inspiring TED Talk, and it’s something that every Kaizen Reader should watch, and think upon. I have had similar experience to Lisa Bu, in which that books have become my ultimate teachers, my companions. Books have either taught me the values I hold, or they have reinforced what I was taught by […]

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How Reading Influences Positivity

image by kongevold   It dawned on me that any period of reduced reading (there is no such thing as “no reading” period in my life) is also a period of reduced positivity. I’m a pretty optimistic person. I generally prefer to get any wallowing or self-pity out of the way, because I hate being […]

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