Ways to Read More Books(that actually worked for me)
You make time.
Over the past 2 years, I have read 75+ books which have taught me some valuable life lessons.
Want to know some secret?
I used “3 simple changes” to achieve that 👇
Reading books is a habit.
Everyone wants to improve their knowledge, intellect, and creativity by reading books.
The majority of people fail in this yearly goal. It disappears after a few months.
Why is that?
The main reason is lack of time.
How it works:
• Difficult to choose a book to read.
• Priority on other works
• Lack of motivation to apply the gained knowledge
• You like certain lines/phrases in the book, how can you remember them?
Sounds familiar? The solutions are -
Step 1 of 3: Create a reading list
You can store your book “to-read” list on GoodReads Books
If you find a recommendation, save it.
Build your list, build your momentum.
This is my current backlog — 185
Step 2 of 3: Use technology to your advantage
Divert your mobile Facebook time to your Kindle.
That was the “one investment” I made to reclaim my time.
I deleted the Meta (Facebook)app from my phone(never regretted it).
Instead, the book can be read on the Amazon Kindle app.
Step 3 of 3: Make notes and then read them again to apply
Kindle lets you mark your favourite lines using built-in highlighters, which are synced automatically to your GoodReads Books account.
Thus, you have all book quotes at your fingertips right away.
Other ideas -
• Get a “daily reminder” of selected 5 book quotes from your bank using https://readwise.io/
• Before you begin reading, skim the book.
• Look at the reviews. If you no longer enjoy it, you can put it down.
When you don’t get time, you make time.
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