Some Tips to develop a reading habit little by little
Many people lose their habit of reading for a long time regularly in their lives. It is usually due to lack of time, fatigue and discovering new hobbies. Over time, they may get back their interests in books, but not everyone is able to recover easily. Today I want to give you some tips to reintroduce the books in your life.
Do not feel obligated. There are people who feel a certain social pressure to read because of their family or their friends. However, the result of reading by pure imposition is often counterproductive.
Choose your readings well. This does not mean that you should throw yourself for the classics of Russian literature, but you should start with the stories that you want as others do. You have to read for pleasure, especially if you are going to read little by little. Adventure novels? Maybe. Romantic? No problem.
Always carry a book with you. Although many say that the best time for reading is before going to sleep, the truth is that we must take advantage of the free times of the day all the time. Maybe it’s better to read a few pages in the lunch break. Or maybe you could have a gap in the middle of the afternoon… You must listen to your own needs.
Incorporate reading in your family. Even for a while, this does not hurt. Turning off the TV for half an hour a day does not hurt and changing cultural leisure is always advisable. Remember that, if the little ones see you are reading, they most likely understand that reading is something else to do, and not a mandatory school task.
Discuss your readings with family and friends. Talking about what you are reading helps you see the strengths or weaknesses of your books. You may even end up encouraging someone else to read again with you. By the way, take notes, it’s also a good idea. You can also look for reading groups in your nearest library. There are several levels and it helps a lot to see how other people read and share their experiences.
Do not be afraid to reread books that you liked. If you have not read in a while, it might be interesting to go back to the novels that you liked in the past. Then you just have to go and look for similar books and build your own reading itinerary.
You do not have to set goals for yourself. You don’t have to finish a book every week or month. Just read whenever you can at your own pace. After a while, you will realize that the more you read, the faster you go and the more time you can take to read for a while.