When I was a kid, I always loved to read. In reading, I found some of my moments of greatest joy.
And honestly, I was, and continue to be a voracious reader.
This weekend while we were in Grand Bend with my in-laws, we were talking about books. Emily had mentioned that while I was away I had something like four or five show up in the mail from blogger review programs and contests. My mother-in-law, Mary, asked a great question:
How on earth do you actually find the time to read as much as you do?
I love the questions my mother-in-law asks. They always get me to think, and I greatly appreciate that.
Here’s the answer: I try to set aside at least 30-45 minutes a day to read.
The average person reads between 250 and 300 words per minute (although figures vary), which works out to roughly 3/4 to one page each minute. That said, I don’t (usually) keep track of the number of pages read, just my time. I do have a lot of things on the go with family, work, writing, and study, that it can be overwhelming to try to add anything into my days. [Read more…] about The 30 Minute Challenge