Have you ever thought of the number of books you’ve read a year? Strange question, isn’t it? Nevertheless, the number of books people read annually is a burning issue as, in the last decade, reading has become a less popular activity among the entire population. The main reasons why we drop out reading are the lack of time, busyness or heavy workload. Still, it’s never late to alter the situation. We decided to gather some proven tips to enhance the amount of time you spend on reading.
As the year starts, we recommend you to think about the number of books you’d like to read. Don’t underestimate your abilities, though, set a feasible goal. This will help you to be driven by the desire to achieve your aim. Moreover, you’ll gain a lot of valuable experience from the read books.
There should always be a list of books you are willing to read and it should always exceed the number of books you can manage to read. Whether you borrow books from the library or download them on your device, make sure you have more than enough at the disposal. This will force you to read faster as other books are on the waiting list and, in case with libraries, should be returned in time.
It’s not necessarily to read certain books because they are world bestsellers. Follow your interests and preferences as there is nothing better than enjoying what you read.
Some people benefit from setting reading measures per day. If it is hard for you to allot certain hours for reading, there is the advice to fix the number of pages you need to read a day and complete this mission while standing in a queue, waiting for the meeting or doing anything else, which provides you with a chance to read. By the way, don’t forget to carry a book in your bag or synchronize the books you are reading across all our devices.
It’s highly recommended to read more than one book at a time. Different kinds of books have diverse objectives: to entertain, to educate, to persuade etc. Choose a relaxing fiction novel before sleep; while, during the day, prefer, for example, personal development books.
Make it your habit to read before going to bed. It won’t only help you to relax and sleep well, but also will increase your reading interest, too.
Did you try discussing what you’ve read with others? It is a really fascinating experience to share your thoughts and ideas with like-minded people. Look for online communities or visit discussion clubs to enhance your reading.
There are various websites, which allow you to keep track of the books you’ve read, leave comments, read reviews and find related books basing on your tastes. Online account on GoodReads may serve you as a perfect personal book planner.