How to Read More Books: 15 Simple Hacks - Deepstash
Where‘s time..?

We stack books with full intent to read them all, but then time escapes us while our To Be Read pile grows ever taller. Luckily, there are ways we can make time for reading.

Reading for pure ...

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How to Read More Books: 15 Simple Hacks

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The truth is, most people don’t “have enough time” for anything. I technically do not have time to look at memes on twitter, but somehow I fit it in. (Hey no judgment; the meme life is important to...

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The important thing is to identify what makes reading uncomfortable for you, or what turns it into a chore.

Wave goodbye to your productive reading hour.

A big one for many people is pi...

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Put your headphones in and listen to your chosen story while traveling, exercising, shopping, waiting in lines, cleaning, etc.

An added bonus is that physical action mixed with auditory input...

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There is no shame in putting aside a book that isn’t working for you.

“It might get better!” your inner self whines softly, but be honest with yourself. Will it?

If a certain book makes...

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But if they don’t make your heart beat faster or maybe even fill you with a deep sense of tired dread, then perhaps try exploring new genres and options.

Read what you love. ...

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If you love eBooks then make sure you have an eReading app on your phone! There: you’ve got a whole library in your pocket.

If you prefer physical books, put one in your bag every time you go...

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There’s nothing like being a little competitive to get you motivated to read more. Try focusing your reading intentions by setting a specific yearly reading goal!

You can sign up for the Good...

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When you have someone keeping you accountable for getting through a set amount of chapters per day, it can help you stay on track.

Not to mention, reading doesn’t have to be a lonely activity...

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I’m not saying stop doing these things altogether, because life is best when all your pleasures are balanced, but if you really want to read more, try purposefully reorganizing where you put your t...

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I don’t know about you, but I love having a different book for every occasion.

If I’m going out? I have an eBook ready to go. If I’m setting off for a walk, I grab my headphones and audiobook...

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Another way to keep your on track with reading goals is to share your opinions in the form of reviews.

You can use any social media platform for this or even start a blog .

Not to menti...

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Quality vs quantity is a valid opinion and I won’t argue against it! But if you’re picking up your 3rd novel that’s 1,000 pages and a deep sort of reading fatigue is settling into your bones, try c...

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Everyone’s day is full of wasted minutes. Usually, it happens when we’re waiting on a person or waiting between activities or jobs.

So why not squeeze a few chapters into these spaces?

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I always have a new book to reach for as soon as I finish an old one. This helps keep your momentum going.

If you get caught in a space of “Oh…I have nothing to read,” you’re going to lose ti...

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There is nothing as satisfying as tucking a new book under your arm and being desperate to get home and start reading.

Keeping your reading pile fresh and bolstered with new options is a fool...

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