Author Box
Articles Categories
All Categories
Articles Resources

Improving Your Reading Speed Is Possible

November 28, 2011 | Comments: 0 | Views: 120

For some people, they feel that they don't read very fast and that is frustrating. It can take them a long time to be able to read materials for work. As a result, they typically won't pick up a book to read for fun. It is too much of a stress on them. The good news is that there are ways to improve reading speed.

First, it is a good idea to have your eyes checked by a professional. Some people need to use glasses for reading only. They never realize this though as they have good vision in all their daily activities. Then when they read it is tough for them and they suffer from eye strain. That strain of the eyes can slow down their ability to read.

If you do need reading glasses, make sure you wear them. In no time at all, it is going to improve your reading speed. Your eyes will be able to pick up the words fast and rely those messages to the brain. You will find this is a very easy and inexpensive way for you to improve your overall reading skills.

The more you read, the faster your speed is going to become too. Just like with anything else, practice makes perfect. If you avoid reading unless you absolutely have to due to the slow speed then you aren't doing yourself any favors. In fact, that anxiety will also make you read slower than before.

To improve your reading speed, make it a point to read a bit of information every day. Even if it is only 15 minutes or so daily, that time adds up. The additional exposure for reading will help you to get faster and faster too.

Of course when you read at a faster speed, you still need to be able to retain what you read. It doesn't do you any good to rush through materials and then when you get done, have no idea what the context was all about. As you work on improving your reading skills, make sure you also work on staying focused so that you retain the information.

You may want to consider a speed reading course as well. It can be fun to take, and many people find it helps them to accomplish more in less time. This is especially true if you are burdened with piles of items to read daily for work. Instead of having to take so much home each night, you can get through it efficiently.

If you decide to go with a speed reading program, make sure you evaluate the quality of it first. You want a program that has various levels, plenty of learning exercises, and that offers you a money back guarantee if you aren't absolutely 100% satisfied with it. Everyone learns differently, so the style of teaching should match well with how you learn the best. Improving your reading speed is possible, so take action now to make it happen!

The most important thing is to read. Read as much as you can whenever you have time where ever you can. Read what ever you can lay your hands on. New Papers give you a latest insight on current affairs, books will provide you material to read about almost everything under the sun. In fact about the sun and the world beyond that as well. Reading books is one habit which can never be negative. Read all sorts of books and then decide what is it that you like the most

Source: EzineArticles
Was this Helpful ?

Rate this Article

Article Tags:

Reading Speed


Improve Reading Speed


Reading Skills

Imagine a 10,000 piece jigsaw complete with a picture and then a tornado comes along and rips it apart, the pieces scattered and the picture lost. Imagine that jigsaw falling back to earth in some

By: Tim Holmes l Self Improvement > Empowerment l August 12, 2012 lViews: 335

Personal growth and understanding of self are no different. We fear that which we do not understand and it is a choice as to what we do with that feeling of fear. I now understand myself very well

By: Tim Holmes l Self Improvement > Personal Growth l August 12, 2012 lViews: 310

If you are going to write articles online, you are going to inadvertently increase your critical thinking skills. The reason is simple - because as you are preparing an article you are explaining to

By: Lance Winslow l Self Improvement > Mind Development l August 02, 2012 lViews: 302

Back when I was in high school and college I was a spectacular athlete, and I'm not afraid to say so now. At the time, it might not been inappropriate, as it would have shown an inflated ego, but I

By: Lance Winslow l Self Improvement > Mind Development l August 02, 2012 lViews: 496

Brainwave entrainment is a great resource for self-hypnosis and can be very effective in helping you to access the brainwave frequency that allows you to change your core programming by changing your

By: Wanina Petlock l Self Improvement > Mind Development l August 01, 2012 lViews: 249

Simply put, brainwave entrainment is a process that uses sound patterns to change your dominant brainwave to a specific brainwave frequency that produces a certain, desired effect. Entrainment can

By: Wanina Petlock l Self Improvement > Mind Development l August 01, 2012 lViews: 236

You've decided to learn about speed reading and maybe pursue a program to change your outdated skills to a level that can help you better cope with today's massive overload of information. You're

By: Ed Caldwelll Self Improvement > Speed Readingl June 06, 2012 lViews: 152

If you sense only the wise ones can learn faster, then guess again. Anyone can enhance their reading speed without losing their comprehending abilities. Being able to learn swifter means that you

By: Josiah Knickmanl Self Improvement > Speed Readingl May 22, 2012 lViews: 171

Speed reading isn't something that everyone can do, but anyone can do it!. It just takes a bit of practise. Here's some tips to speed up your reading speed.

By: Dom Johnsonl Self Improvement > Speed Readingl May 22, 2012 lViews: 218

If you've at any time been witness to an individual speed reading the sight could possibly be amazing. They turn the pages of a book at breakneck velocity and generally their hand is skimming the

By: Josiah Knickmanl Self Improvement > Speed Readingl May 20, 2012 lViews: 152

One of the most fascinating things about watching someone speed reading is the rate at which their hand glosses over the content they are reading. It moves so swiftly and for the typical reader, it

By: Josiah Knickmanl Self Improvement > Speed Readingl May 19, 2012 lViews: 209

Investigation shows that there is a significant connection involving reading rate and reading comprehension.   Some people read quickly and recognize well; others read slowly and understand badly.

By: Rudolf Ellenbeckerl Self Improvement > Speed Readingl May 17, 2012 lViews: 162