Reading Black Speculative Fiction has plenty of benefits – from heightening your imagination and creativity to building good character, to just having a great time exploring new worlds.
But now there is an even more important reason to pick up a book from Roaring Lions Productions, MVmedia and other Blacktastic authors and publishers.
New research by the University of Sussex has revealed that reading is the best way to relax and even six minutes can be enough to reduce stress levels by 68% or more.
The findings further show that reading a book works better and faster to reduce stress than listening to music, going for a walk or sitting down with a warm cup of tea.
Psychologists say it is because the human mind becomes part of the world of the book when reading fiction and this journey to a world outside of the one that stressed…