Here are 10 ways to minimize distractions while reading. these are some sure shot ways.

10 Ways To Minimize Distractions While Reading

10 Ways To Minimize Distractions While Reading

The most obvious way to minimize distractions of any kind is to put the phone away.

Switch off your phone

Switch off your phone

The one way to intrinsically minimize distractions is to create an environment conducive to sinking into the skin of characters.

Set the mood

Set the mood

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.

Clear the bookshelf

Clear the bookshelf

Like aforementioned, the space you inhabit without reflects the space you inhabit within.

Clean up your reading space

Clean up your reading space

Coffee is known to boost concentration but that is not the only reason it keeps distracting thoughts away.

Make some coffee

Make some coffee

Consciously engaging with a book by actively taking notes, underlining and highlighting can ensure you don’t skip passages or succumb to fake reading.

Underline and highlight points

Underline and highlight points

We cant always control what we think about but we can stop thinking about it once we become aware that we’re thinking it.

Consciously refrain from daydreaming

Consciously refrain from daydreaming

A good way to ensure that you read properly is to make sure you enter the reading zone without previous baggage and stress.

Meditate before reading

Meditate before reading

Consciously practise leaving stress behind when you enter your reading nook by imagining a tangible baggage being left behind the ‘doorstep’.

Leave the stress behind when you enter your reading space

Leave the stress behind when you enter your reading space

Finally, the realest way to concentrate fully while reading is to really enjoy the process itself.

Read for fun

Read for fun