Becoming an Avid Reader: 5 Simple and Effective Techniques

How I’m Trying to Focus More On Improving My Reading Comprehension

Prashant Patel
4 min readFeb 17, 2024
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Reading is a skill that can benefit us in many ways, from expanding our knowledge to improving our communication.

In one of my previous stories, I have mentioned how I ended up not reading enough in the very first month of 2024. You can read it here:

However, not everyone finds it easy to read regularly and enjoy it.

That’s why I want to share with you 5 techniques that I am trying to become an avid reader or at least a good reader if avid is a big achievement😉.

Set a reading goal.

Whether it’s a number of books, pages, or minutes per day, having a clear and realistic goal can motivate you to read more and track your progress.

For the next 45 days, I am going to read at least 22 pages from any of the books I have on my shelf. I will keep a book at the most convinient place in my home. For example, one on my…



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