Busy schedule? Classes and working hours take a toll on us don’t they? Sometimes we end up being too exhausted to even lift a finger after a long day. Nevertheless, here are some useful tips that can help you maintain your reading cycle and how to keep books relevant in your life!
1. Read at least a chapter before you go to bed
Although you might find it hard to squeeze in time, try reading a little before bed. Push yourself and find motivation to get you to pick up that book. If you can’t complete a chapter, then reading for at least 15 minutes would be good enough to make you feel sharper and more accomplished before getting some shut eye.
2. Join a book club
There are bound to be people just like you who are eager to read books and get into the movement of book clubs and reading societies. Try searching online for book clubs near you and see what might be in store. You never know! A book club may be just what you need to maintain your reading life.
3. Take more trips to the bookstore
Sometimes, the more you see books, the more you want to read them. Especially when you can relate to the book instantly! The world is full of places to purchase books, both in person and online, and maybe treating yourself to a new, fresh read every now and then will revitalize your motivation to read!
4. Read books to your children
At least one book a day should do the trick. Studies show that parents who read to their kids help develop creativity and imagination amongst children as well as make them excited for more stories! This could lead to more visits to the bookstore and more books to add to your children’s library.
We hope this piece will somehow help you to maintain and keep books relevant in your life as you go along your daily routines. Lets us know what you do to keep books relevant in your life and how it has helped you maintain a productive lifestyle!
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