I love reading and like many people I wish I could find time to read more of the amazing books that are out there. In #1 New York Times bestseller Gretchen Rubin’s post “13 tips for getting more reading done” she explains the tips that she uses to get more reading into her everyday life.
I really like #5
5. Get calm. I have a sticky note posted in our bedroom that says, “Quiet mind.” It’s sometimes hard for me to settle down with a book; I keep wanting to jump up and take care of some nagging task. But that’s no way to read. Incidentally, one of the main reasons I exercise is to help me sit still for reading and writing — if I don’t exercise, I’m too jumpy.
I also find it hard to settle my mind down to concentrate on a book, my mind tends to wander to what job I need to do next.
Do you wish you could read more of the amazing books out there? What is the best book you have read recently?
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