Reading makes you more empathetic and keeps your brain healthy. The more you read the more your awareness increases which helps you to see others’ points of view, and your own before making a decision. A good book transports you to another place where your stresses don't exist, allowing you to relax. If you can reduce your stress levels in under ten minutes by doing something you enjoy, would you? The additional benefit comes in when you are reading about what matters to you, it’s one of the best feelings in the world - having fun while learning to become a better person. Books on minimalism will teach you to make the first things first, to seek to live a life of meaning instead of material obsession while the on music will inspire to understand the inner working of the industry you love so much, who knows maybe your love to listen to good music may turn into a love to create beautiful melodious music.