Life of a Bookworm: My Reading Routine!!

A life of a bookworm is not easy… or cheap! ­čśé┬áBut, this post is more to do with reading routines. Do you have a reading routine?

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Reading is one of my favourite pass times, along with watching a good movie. But, like most avid readers I have a routine that I like to stick with. Over the years I have refined how I like to read, where and when. You’ll find it is the small habits that have slowly become rituals. They are all things that help me to immerse┬ámyself in the world the author has created!

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So, depending if I am at home or at uni I have to decide where I want to read. ‘Do I feel┬álike sitting in a chair or curled up snuggled in the corner of my bed?’┬áMore often then not I am curled up in my bed enjoying the book. But, in summer or on warm days at home I┬álike to sit in the chair by my window with it open to allow the smell of fresh cut grass and roses come into my room. My environment is a big thing for me. If I am comfortable and happy I am able to enjoy the reading process so much more!

I know a lot of people like to pick the book first, but I like to pick location cause once I know where I am reading my full attention is on the book. I like to set up, like get a blanket, light a candle, make myself a tea, coffee or grab a glass of water… maybe even a glass of wine. Once all that is sorted I pick a book (or if I’m already reading something I will continue with that).

Not gonna lie recently I have really been enjoying listening to ASMR noises like rainfall and stuff. But, one of my favourites is ASMR Rooms – Harry Potter ASMR ambience playlist. It’s super relaxing and makes my reading experience so much more enjoyable. I don’t know what it is about it, I can lose myself to the sound and focus my full attention on the book… something about the sound of rain and the roar of a crackling fire that brings a certain warmth to me and can allow me to be absorbed in a book for hours on end!

And that is all she wrote!