How to read lots of books

It’s the fourth week of January, which means that not a few New Year’s resolutions are suffering from severe neglect. I long ago resolved not to make any resolutions, but to cultivate good and beneficial habits regardless of the time of year. Obviously, that isn’t a guarantee for success. For example I wish I could put myself out as an example for the title of this post…

Halfway through last year, I got all fired up over how reading for fifteen minutes a day could translate to 15 books a year. Since last week I’ve been taking advantage  of the increased traffic during my morning commute to read long form material, and that’s the closest I’ve got to my goal (and no, I’m not the one driving 🙂 ).

Think you don’t have time to read? Here are some practical pointers. And while you’re at it, don’t forget to read old books and keep the clean sea breeze of the centuries blowing through your mind. And finally, I understand that in some life stages, reading oodles of books just isn’t possible.