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How To Read More
If you love reading, but for some reason you read less and less, know that everything is fine. It happens.
Our lives nowadays have so many things that distract us – how can we not put books away when all these movies, television receiver shows, YouTube videos, social networks and endless surfing in online stores are around …
Yes, it ‘s very hard to resist, but you surely can !
In this article, we want to share with you some tips to read more much and more successfully.
These are some notes and some practices that we have collected for our SUNDOG BOOKS readers club.
And possibly it will bring more books into your biography !
Why do we want/need to read more?
To start reading more, you have to understand why you need it.
And you will be storm, but your goals can be quite vary :
– for work
If you read a draw on duty, then you decidedly need to speed up the process. The logic here is simple : read faster → cultivate faster → more time for books for yourself .
– for education
you need this for your educational career or sometimes you fair want to read to learn. And, with all the newfangled alternative ways to gain cognition ( podcasts, online courses and videos ), the book still does an excellent subcontract of this job excessively .
– for self-development
all exercises for increasing speed, one way or another, improve cognition and memory .
– for fun
because good books always = fun !
bible lovers have an extra limited finish for reading more often. If you love literature, you will understand what we mean : you want to catch everything – to follow modern literature, and not forget about the classics, look into non-fiction and children ‘s publications. And there ’ s so a lot you want to reread ! The goals are ambitious, but attainable if you read a set .
And so – How to read more:
We will tell you about the methods that we use ourselves. possibly some will suit you adenine well .
15 minutes a day
You ‘ve credibly already heard this rule : if you want to start a healthy habit, devote 15 minutes a day to it. once upon a time, we all read irregularly, in jumps and starts. sometimes we can not open a book we have begun weeks ago. therefore, you should decide to create a rule : devote at least 15 minutes a day to reading. Try reading before bed, or possibly during lunchtime, or tied when you are having your morning coffee bean .
You will see progress immediately. You will notice that about always your 15 minutes will grow into half an hour or more. But the most remarkable thing is that in three weeks your hands themselves will be looking for a bible .
50 First Pages
This method acting advises – If the book has n’t hooked you from the first 50 pages, put it aside ! Life is besides short to read uninteresting books .
It is necessary to change the approach path to books. At first it will be hard for you to stop and put the book down. even if we put the book away, it will seem to reproach us from the shelf, mocking us as quitters. But in the end we should come to one dim-witted think : if it doesn ’ t hook your care, you should not force yourself to read it .
***Fifty pages is not a bad test. not the most objective, but decidedly effective. It helps to determine whether it interests you or not, and whether to spend time on things that do not excite .
This should be used to improve the quality of reading – to make it more conscious. For starters, it can be a simple notebook with headings :
- Year of publication
- Main characters
And, yes, a reader ‘s diary is not a thing about quantity, but about timbre. But, it can besides motivate. When you open your diary and start looking at quotes ( specially quotes ), you immediately very want to read .
Maybe a Book Bet?
several people can participate. Members of the betting group can come from friends, family, and besides your colleagues. And of course you can set your own rules for participation, but we ‘ll give you a simple exercise :
Everyone in the group should read and review a book over the course of a month with hebdomadally updates. Anyone who does not finish a recapitulation buys the record for all early participants for the future month .
Another effective way to increase the measure you read is speed reading. The logic here is dim-witted – the quicker you read, the more books you can enjoy.
*There are many online courses on accelerate reading, and you can besides study on your own using instructional books. But, it is worth noting that this is a dangerous memorize process that will require some attempt on your part .
Reading every day is quite attainable, the chief thing is to try to make it a habit.
sometimes, rather of heading for Facebook, try opening a record and soon you won ’ t even remember why you needed to wander around social media.
And besides – do n’t forget about audiobooks. They are a cool way to take the load off your eyes sometimes and merely immerse yourself in the story. Some books are truly strong in voice act .