11 tips and tricks to make yourself read more
March 4, 2016 - Uncategorized
I was having a conversation with a friend recently about our reading habits. Mine are borderline obsessive, and I whip through a 500-page book a week on average. My friend had set a New Year’s Resolution to spend more time reading, and had set a goal of 50 pages a day. But she was averaging half of that, and was disappointed in her progress so far.
She asked how I read so much. “Because I’m single, I live alone and I like to read more than I like to do most other things,” I replied. “Like leave my apartment.”
But of course there’s more to it than that, and I’m less of a shut-in than that sounds. There are plenty of tips and tricks I’ve picked up over the years; things the would-be voracious readers of the world — who want to go out in the world too — could all do to fit more pages in every day. Read more…