Here are 10 ways to minimize distractions while reading. these are some sure shot ways.
The most obvious way to minimize distractions of any kind is to put the phone away.
The one way to intrinsically minimize distractions is to create an environment conducive to sinking into the skin of characters.
Decluttering the exterior also helps calm the interior. So organizing your bookshelf can have a positive and meditative impact on clearing your mind as well.
Like aforementioned, the space you inhabit without reflects the space you inhabit within.
Coffee is known to boost concentration but that is not the only reason it keeps distracting thoughts away.
Consciously engaging with a book by actively taking notes, underlining and highlighting can ensure you don’t skip passages or succumb to fake reading.
We cant always control what we think about but we can stop thinking about it once we become aware that we’re thinking it.
A good way to ensure that you read properly is to make sure you enter the reading zone without previous baggage and stress.
Consciously practise leaving stress behind when you enter your reading nook by imagining a tangible baggage being left behind the ‘doorstep’.
Finally, the realest way to concentrate fully while reading is to really enjoy the process itself.