The Unparalleled Joy of Holding a Book to Read in a Digital World

Life no doubt moves on in a hectic phase in the modern world with technology and gadgets holding us to ransom in some way or the other. Being hooked up to considerable screen time is the new normal in our lives these days, something that we are very much used to on a daily basis. The more we are tied up to these gadgets, the more we cry to run away from it, having taken on ourselves all the negative impact that it brings to us in a platter called ‘Digital World’.

Not to discount the advantages that the digital world has brought us in generic terms along with the significant advancements in the social and professional aspects. Yet, we crave for something else that works on a very personal level, a sort of enlightenment that gives us the balance of life to be our own. Small little things that makes us pause for a while from our busy day to look around with imagination; laugh and relax with fun around;  fantasise and  let our thoughts go to unexplored areas;  reflect and look within our values and travel through time and history

Why not? Who stops you from getting all these things in your finger tips with a tap of a button? Questions like these also surface from time to time, for which there can never be a satisfying answer as a one stop solution, since all individuals are distinctly different.  Absolutely no issues!

But then what next?

Honestly, don’t you ever feel that you are being burnt up with the digital world?

Hmmm…. difficult to say ‘yes’ or ‘no’.

Whichever way your answer goes, one thing is certain that you must be cautious that your life does not go for a toss!

But how do I get to do that….?

No worry, you have a time tested answer up your sleeve, all that you need to do is to just go by your instincts and just do it!

“Pick up a book that you like and sit with it to read through it”

You will be surprised that this could work magic in your life, something akin soothing your troubled shoulders with a calming effect which even gets soft on your mind and relaxes you much beyond you can actually believe.

The joy of holding a book in your hands can never be compared to reading in any digital format. Though the content remains the same, the sensation is completely different. It transports you to a fantastic world of your own private space, at time fantasy world as well. The smell of ink and paper could lift the spirits of your soul to a refreshing world that keeps you healthy and robust in thoughts and feelings.

The sensation that you experience works on your mind and body to literally feel what you are reading through in terms of joy, excitement, fiction, horror and suspense. You can travel to the wildest part of the globe in minutes and gobble up mouth watering dishes as well. You can go into the past legacy and experience the feel of heritage and history that could take you back in time.

You can go on with an endless list of great feelings and sensations of physically holding a book and reading through it in a digital world. The best is that it can make you much calmer and saner in this fast paced world, and can hold you back from being rash and reckless. It allows you to concentrate and focus and to be prepared to take on the uncertainties of life and trends that threaten you through the blast of technology.

What holds you now……?

Go and grab a book and grasp the beauty of life that it brings to you!

Nicholas Francis

www.francispublications.in

This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. Geraldine Joseph

    While reading ebooks we are likely to divert our attention to other sites. Holding a book in our hands and reading is definitely more fulfilling. It is a satisfaction which can never be replaced. Thanks you Mr Nicholas for reiterating wonderful thoughts. Trust me I’m going to do a little reading immediately. Such is the impact. I lay hands upon a book namely…THE HIGH POTENTIAL LEADER by Ram Charan with Geri willigan and Deb Giffen which I read half and kept putting off …it’s back in my hand now. Thank you so much for the stimulation. Stay blessed. Keep writing…. keep inspiring.
    Regards
    Gerry

  2. Geraldine Joseph

    While reading ebooks we are likely to divert our attention to other sites. Holding a book in our hands and reading is definitely more fulfilling. It is a satisfaction which can never be replaced. Thank you Mr Nicholas for reiterating wonderful thoughts. Trust me I’m going to do a little reading immediately. Such is the impact. I lay hands upon a book namely…THE HIGH POTENTIAL LEADER by Ram Charan with Geri willigan and Deb Giffen which I read half and kept putting off …it’s back in my hand now. Thank you so much for the stimulation. Stay blessed. Keep writing…. keep inspiring.
    Regards
    Gerry

  3. Vani C Chenguttuwan

    Good to Breed Bookworms!

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