One of the best hobbies out there is reading. Reading is also considered to be one of the manliest hobbies, because it allows you to enrich your mind and soul, and every man out there should have this as a priority, because a man is not solely made of bone and flesh, a man has a mind and soul that need to be enriched, and the best way to accomplish this is by reading lots of good books. Today we are going to tell you how you can take this noble hobby to the next level, so that you can get even more benefits.
Dedicate Yourself To It:
If you want to get the best benefits out of reading, then you need to dedicate a lot of your time to it. In fact, a lot of time is an exaggeration, with only 30 minutes a day you can reach excellent results, but if you do it for 1-2 hours, then the benefits will be even better.
Reading requires a lot of commitment from your part, and the more you do, the better results you will get. Principally because reading grants you access to excellent information, regarding you have selected good books. And this last sentence, will guide us to the next section of this article.
Choose Good Books:
A hobby should be practiced in order to enrich your life, and that includes reading. And the quality of this hobby will be defined by the books you read, that’s why you need to be very careful with your selection. You should read about great man’s life, for example, you can try to read about Napoleon Bonaparte’s life, a great book is The Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte by Robert Asprey.
You need to enrich your life, every book should either teach you a skill or enrich your knowledge. The other day, I was reading about new-age home appliances. I wouldn’t know air conditioners are now portable if I hadn’t read that book!
Don’t waste your time reading pointless books, it’s just a waste of time. Reading should be done in order to bring your life knowledge and peace, and the unique medium to do this is by reading good books.
Add Some Music:
Correction: add some CLASSICAL music. Music with words can be really distracting. Classical music will make your reading time a lot more enjoyable, give it a try and you will experience it on your own skin. There many playlists available on YouTube, just search for them.
Reading can be taken to the next level if you take notes. Because you need to analyze what you read, and the best way to do it is by taking notes, so that you can later analyze your notes in order to obtain the real substance of the book. Writing notes is something you must add to this hobby, because it will make you understand more about what you read, because you will be able to extract the more important passages of the book you can then translated to your notebook, so that you can refer to them anytime you want to.