I Read A Book A Week And It Made A Huge Impact On My Health | SELFYep, I finally did it. I read over a book a week all of the past year. More than that -- I never fell behind or stopped. I was always ahead of schedule for the entire year. So now, this coming year, guess what? I'd like you to do the same. Here's how.
How to Read a Book a Week
Reading an entire book in a week can be an easy feat for some, but for others it presents a difficult challenge. While some need to read a book in a week for a school assignment, others want to do it for the challenge, or just for the fun of it. Whatever your reason, there are ways to approach the task that will make it seem less daunting and more manageable. Keep reading for tips from our reviewer on skimming pages if you fall behind! This article was co-authored by Michelle Golden, PhD. Michelle Golden is an English teacher in Athens, Georgia. Categories: Reading Books Quickly.
Like most Americans, my TV streaming addiction is getting out of control. So, I challenged myself to read a book a week. I just hoped that setting a hard-to-achieve goal would pry me away from the television and stimulate my brain. It did a lot more than that. That said, with all the reading I was doing, there was simply a lot less time to scroll through InstaStories and comment on Facebook. Reading a novel and eating a burrito is surprisingly impossible. While reading, both difficulty and distraction proved to seriously curb the late-evening munchies.
Wellness, Meet Inbox
Reading gives us access to great ideas, allows us peek into the minds of the smartest people, and gives us fuel to be valuable contributors in conversations. But who really has time to read every book that would help us as business leaders? Everyone, according to the author, because the key to reading is not taking in every word, but understanding the concepts that the author presents. Following his advice, you have the potential to read at least one nonfiction book a week. The formula comes down to being engaged with the material, keeping your mind alert, and actively trying to figure out what the book really means. Next to me was Gloria Emerson , a brilliant and eccentric journalist and author. Just read some books!