“How do you read so much?” “I want to read… but I don’t have any time!” “Do you just like read all day? How do you have time?” These are questions I get asked A LOT by friends, classmates, and coworkers. As someone who spends a lot of time reading but also a lot of time doing school work, working, and hanging out with friends and family, I thought I would share how I read and how you can read MORE.
After a long day of doing homework or working, there’s nothing better than knowing you already have a set time to read and unwind. For me, this time is around 9 o’clock at night. It gives me an hour or more to read before I have to go to bed. Having this kind of a routine will motivate you to read, even if you only end up reading 5 pages! Your set time could be 7 o’clock in the morning before you have to get ready for school or work, 5 o’clock in the afternoon, or whenever you know you won’t have any plans. You’ll notice that having time for yourself to just READ will increase how much you read.