Stress Relief through Reading

Elizabeth de la Torre

Words can describe beautifully emotions, dreams, aspirations, heartache, and hope. But, also they can be forms of stress relief.

Reading about the struggles of characters in books or their moral dilemmas may inspire you to relief the stress you might have because of the planning of your quinceañera. Being a teenager is tough. Finding a way to balance time for you, school, friends, and family is daunting. Until you achieve that balance you will feel stressed out. Thus, looking for stress relief is vital for you during these teenage years. Reading books will make you realize that everyone has their own problems. Especially during this time in your life, a girl your age may be feeling a lot of stress due to regular teenager struggles plus quinceañera stress.

The stories of friendship, true love, betrayal, sacrifice, loss of innocence, and fighting for what one believes can inspire a whole set of emotions you never knew you had. Too often do people discount the stories in books as irrelevant to their lives. However, to the contrary, it takes the person who reads to find a true value out of the stories. It’s similar to finding the blessings in life out of the most complicated situations. This skill will help you in life as a stress relief for anytime you need it.

Now, we are not going to give you any summary for the books below. wants to challenge you to read them and judge for yourself their value. This will, consequently, have a powerful impact on your life. Let reading be your form of stress relief while at the same time you increase your vocabulary! Remember stress relief doesn’t come as easily as you may hope.

Before you start stressing about your quinceañera planning details, read a book. Allow your mind to relax and use its’ imagination to feel other emotions besides the stress you’re feeling right now.

  1. Cry the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
  2. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  3. Horatio Hornblower by C.S. Forester
  4. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  5. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
  6. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  7. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
  8. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
  9. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  10. Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

Elizabeth de la Torre

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