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Read BETTER FASTER: Triple Your Speed Reading In Just 7 Days

Silviu Marisca, Fast Reader, LifeHacker

Read BETTER FASTER: Triple Your Speed Reading In Just 7 Days

Silviu Marisca, Fast Reader, LifeHacker

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34 Lessons (2h 2m)
    • 1. Read Better Faster

    • 2. How This Course Is Structured?

    • 3. How reading works

    • 4. What Is Speed Reading

    • 5. How To Calculate Your Reading Speed

    • 6. How to Increase Your Reading Speed

    • 7. Speed Reading Fundamentals: KEY POINTS

    • 8. How To Use A Pacer

    • 9. Grouping

    • 10. Normal - Double - Triple Drill

    • 11. Skimming And Scanning

    • 12. Speed Reading 101: KEY POINTS

    • 13. Expand Your Vision Span

    • 14. Exercises - first part

    • 15. Exercises - second part

    • 16. Reducing Subvocalization

    • 17. One workout to reduce subvocalization

    • 18. Speed Reading 102: KEY POINTS

    • 19. How active reading can help increase your comprehension

    • 20. Reading Actively

    • 21. Examples of Active Reading in Practice

    • 22. How to use visualization when reading

    • 23. How to practice vizualization

    • 24. The Complete Blueprint On How To Read Any Book

    • 25. Active Reading: KEY POINTS

    • 26. Final Thoughts

    • 27. BONUS: How to implement bulletproof Habits!

    • 28. Goals or Habits?

    • 29. Mistake no 1

    • 30. Mistake no 2

    • 31. Mistake no 3

    • 32. Bring fun to your habits

    • 33. Remember your habits

    • 34. Increase your success

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>>> Goodbye Slow Reading FOREVER! <<<

Reading can be Faster, Fun and Fulfilling once you learn the BEST STRATEGIES taught inside this course!

What do you think of when you hear about Speed Reading? Do you imagine a person with their eyes running across the words on a page as their hand keeps turning the pages?

Speed reading is surely a skill that many people crave, especially those who love to read. On the other hand, most people don't know how they can develop this skill.

It takes a clear and open mind to learn speed reading correctly.

Nowadays, less than 1% of the adult population in the United States has a reading speed of more than 400 words per minute. An average person will usually have a speed of around 250 words per minute. 

Our conventional way of learning how to read teaches us to read one word at a time, and then the next one, and so on. We might think this is the only way to learn how to read fast, but this is not true.

My goal for this course is to teach you how to read at about 1,000 Words Per Minute which will automatically push you in the 1% Elite Readers. At this reading speed, you will be able to understand the text read with higher efficiency.

I divided this course into three parts:

    - The first part outlines the introduction to this course. Inside, you learn how to calculate your reading speed in just one minute, understand what the metric represents and how to improve it.

    - The second module of this course includes direct techniques to skyrocket your speed reading. Inside, you'll learn how to reduce eye fixations, how to read in groups of words and how to reduce vocalization.

    Speed reading is not a skill you need to use every time you read. At the end of this second module, you'll have eight situations when you should speed read and when you shouldn't.

    - The third and final module contains the key strategies of improving your comprehension, retention, and becoming an efficient reader.

All these efforts are geared for you to speed read at a comfortable speed of about 1,000 words per minute.

At the end, you'll have a clear blueprint that will help you simplify your workload and reading process by improving all four of its key elements: speed, focus, comprehension, and retention.

 This course is perfect for students, job seekers, entrepreneurs, freelancers, perfect for you if you want to learn anything at least 3 times faster.

Read Better and Faster Masterclass contains more than 2 hours of full training, but you can pace it along with your convenient timeline. Your learning adventure begins immediately after enrolling this course. Take as much time as you need, and re-watch it as often as you like.

There are no previous requirements necessary, and we only ask you to watch, learn and implement.

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Silviu Marisca

Fast Reader, LifeHacker


True success in life happens when you take action on a daily basis. In other words, it's your habits that help you achieve goals and live the life you've always wanted.

In his courses, Silviu provides a daily action step for every area of your life: entrepreneurship, health, work and personal relationships. Unlike other personal development programs, his content focuses on taking action. So instead of watching and reading over-hyped strategies that rarely work in the real-world, you'll get information that can be immediately implemented.

Silviu's quest is helping people make their journey in life by asking questions and searching for the answers. Words have the power to reshape our thinking and help us discover new talents or to break the resistance to success. This passio... See full profile

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1. Read Better Faster: Do you want to increase your reading speed? In just seven days, we vote boring practice or breaking your focus. Ask yourself what's going to happen when it expand your ability to read and absorb information. Maybe will be able to reach two books a week or stay focused for at least 40 minutes. Revote. Your mind wandering your entire life? Shift your abilities at work, your abilities to grow your business, your abilities to grow as a human being. Hi, my name is Sylvia, and over the last years I went from completely average learner with problems on getting focused toe, having a reading speed off 800 words per minute with 90% comprehension rate and becoming a no Ford in the space. My purpose for the past nine years has been teaching people how to upgrade the performers of their brains. Being able to read fast and memorize with is is simply a skill, like riding a bike or playing cards. And everybody can do it. Read a batter faster. Masterclass will give you the exact step by step system to read faster, deeper and with Is we vote boring practice and losing enthusiasm at the end of the course you'll know when to scan, went to slow down and went for it fast up to 800 words per minute. To get the assets of the taxed, get up to four hours of deeply focused two digit quart without stress or procrastination, and keep up with current events and topics but interest you and support over rations. Creo city and creative work. Your learning adventure begins immediately after enrolling. The scores take as much time Internet and rewarded as often as you like. There are no requirements necessary, and we only ask you tow, watch, learn and implement. 2. How This Course Is Structured?: If you're struggling with reading fast, I get it. I've been there myself. In fact, I spent years trying to get smarter and work harder. We vote seeing any results. My brain felt fried from digital overload. I forgot people's names right after talking with them, and I completely lost my motivation for learning new things. So if this is your experience, I'm just here to tell you that being able to read fast has nothing to do with how hard you learn. It has to do with the tools you're using. Effective reading is simply a skill, like riding a bike or playing cards, and everybody can do it. Think about it. If you're going to bake a cake, you get a cookbook and you follow a recipe that seems simple enough. If you want to get in better shape, you go to the gym or you start working out or you change your nutrition. But most of us just never knew how to learn in a way that it's a game that we can win every day. And so since we never got the training and since we never had both stools shown to us, how can we expect to be good at the game off reading the Smart Way. And that's why so many people with High I Q. And so many people who are intelligent give up too soon and conclude that they're not smart enough. This happens to May. I was there for years, but I was very lucky to have manners early in my life who showed me how to use a very simple tool. It's called Read Better, Faster System, and I began to see results with this. Within days of using it, I felt so confident. Instead of feeling overwhelmed, I was excited for every day because I felt like effective reading was a game that I could win and do it in a way that was good for me was good for other people. So here's what I'm inviting you to do. During the next two moguls all share my unique blend of person experience, work with students and cognitive science research to give you a flexible approach you can use to read anything in last time more effectively. In module number one, we look at how to increase your in expect At the end of it, you'll be able to know when to scanner it and tax were to slow down and winter it fast up to 800 words per minute to get the assets of it in the second model, I'm going to be teaching you about active reading. You're going to actively engage with the book you're reading and capture May ideas, key concepts and details. All this with a strong comprehension rate, even if you don't implement every single lesson from every model you rich a state off big, effective reading a state in which you can trust yourself to get things done and read smart . So that is just a brief overview off what you'll find in the read batter. Faster masterclass, and I encourage you to get started with last number one right now. 3. How reading works: before we dive deeper into explaining what speed reading is and how to increase it. The first step is to understand how reading works, and we'll start with the first element. The word. Have you ever wondered what award represents? Well, a word is a symbol, of course, From early times, people figured out that every time they combine some letters in a specific order, they will associate them with an object or an idea. Let's have a practical example. Let's take the letters E L P P. If you mix it them in a specific order such as a P P l E. You are going to think at around colored, juicy object that grows from a Spurs victory. You will associate a specific identity to this words. The sound we make when we pronounce Apple is an audible symbol for the actual object. Similarly, we think about our partners when we look at our wedding rings in the same way we reflect on the rial apple when we hear the sound apple. The good part is that our minds don't have to do much work, were automatically trained from the time we're young, wants to fink off when we hear Apple or any of the work. When we think about writing, things get complicated. If a sound symbolizes a concept than writing symbolizes a sound that expresses an idea, let's have a short exercise. Think about the words you are running in a book. How are you doing this process? I reading those words out loud. Most probably. You are thinking the words silently in your hat, and you still make meaning out off them. Basically, this process it looks like this. Your mind sees the return letters than it thinks about the sounds of votes, letters and represent, and then it connect. This sounds through the meanings. This process is called sub vocalization, and it can seriously slow your reading speed if you don't keep it under control. To some of this introductory lesson, words are symbol of ideas. When we talk worried, we're just using symbols to communicate what we're thinking. My opinion is that the process off Sal vocalization can slow down your reading speed because you're attempting to pronounce each word in your mind. In the next, lessons will go deeper in what speed ruling is and how to increase it 4. What Is Speed Reading: Now that you understand how reading works, it's time to get to the point off our module spiriting. So what is speed running? The art of spiriting consists off a mixture off reading methods created to get your reading faster. The secret is to decrease the number of habits that slow you down and increase the number of patterns that can speed you up before you continue this course, I have to be clear. There is no single simple approach to speed reading that fits every person. Everyone is different, has different motivations, aspirations and goals. And our starting point is different. This is why I'm advising you to be persistent. Be patient and take your time. In this section dedicated to speed Riddick, you will learn and practice the bass strategist available. On top of that, you will get my full support to select the techniques that best feet you're reading patters before continuing. You need to understand these two principles. Decrease the bad habits and use the right techniques. Your dick speed is limited by some bad habits that you may or may not be conscious off decrease and even eliminated this and you're an expert Will Skara get, and he used the reading speed strategies and techniques described, and you will effortlessly Reid Foster. There are two actions from your side. Start immediately implementing the techniques and about to show you to your eating and practices This reading techniques as described. Watching this course is not enough. As I've said in the promo video, you need to listen, watch and, most importantly, implement Now, therefore components off speed drink, seeing the words saying and hearing the words comprehension and concentration. The first element off speed reading. Seeing the words speed reading is based on quick flashes. You take from 1 to 5 words at a time in quick flashes in order to improve it in the next Lasses on going toe. Help you read several wars in a single flash, except when you're finding on known words. Expand your vision span to read and understand as many words as possible in a single flash and develop your vision span to read horizontally and vertically as well as on the page. Usually efficient speed readers can take in a single slash more than one word on a line of text. They can also read and comprehend words on 2 to 3 different lies in a single flesh. The second component off speed reading, saying and hearing the words being capable off sounding out words is a fundamental ability for beginning readers. The problem appears later on when we need to perform at school or at our job, then you will see and feel how the sound it out approach actually slows your really mostly you read not a dispute, you think, but rather at the speed you talk. Vocalizing is the term that defies how you say and hear the words as your rhythm, and you need to decrease it to be a speed reader, and I'm going to assist you in this quest, the first component off speed reading comprehension. The purpose off reading is to understand what you read. The level of understanding is determined by your current reading speed the size off your vocabulary and your level of familiarity with the respective topic. Again, we're going to tackle this inside the lessons that come, and the fourth component, concentration or focus, all reading requires concentration, if only for a moment. Spiriting requires constant, powerful focus because where new spirit, you do some multitasking, you see and read the worst on the page. You remain alert to the offer's main ideas. You think along with the offer and detect how she or he presents the material so it can be in down the main ideas. And you read with more perspective to catch the essential points to sum up when you speed. Really, you need to know when to scan, when to slow down and when to read fast to get the assets off the text. Now some practical stuff before moving any forever. The unity used for speed reading is W P M or worse per minute. How many words per minute you can rid. And the average educated adult reading spirit is somewhere between 200 to 300 words per minute. Many adults are slow, and many adults are fast speed. Readers remember that averages are calculations that include extremely high and low levels off reading speed and furred point. Just keep your mind focused on the fact that if you read slowly, let's say 200 to 300 words per minute. Your reading speed can be easily doubled with the right application off these skills 5. How To Calculate Your Reading Speed: in this lesson. We're going to find out what your reading speed is and how to calculate it. There are four steps for this. First select a book to read. I suggest to pick a simple nonfiction book. Technical or sorry material will be covered in Futural Essence. Set the timer for two minutes. For that, you can use your mobile phone. Start with the first chapter and read for two minutes. Once you've finished reading, write a summary off What you have read without looking at the book. This will let us know your comprehension level. How well you have understood the material. Please don't skip this part Now Here is the process off. Calculating your it expert counter number of flies Your at count the number of words on the first line multiply Step one by step two and you will get the number of words you have. Rat divide Step three by two The number of minutes you have read And this is your average reading spirit. If you want to be more accurate, you can count all the words you have read. No matter the result, don't be harsh on yourself. You're activating. Speed depends on how awake you are your background information your material if you're a multitasker. If you have stuff in your mind, you think about how hungry you are and so on. But on average, this could be the result and how to interpret the results between 100 to 200 words per minute. You vocalize. You read just one word at a time at approximately the same speed as you normally talk. From time to time, you move your lives while you rate. You vocalize while you read and speak the words inwardly. While you talk between 200 to 300 words per minute. You are an average reader. You vocalize a little bit, but you can read several words at once. Most people read at this average pit between 300 to 500 words per minute. You are an above average reader. You have a rich vocabulary. You have strong reading habits. You can read group off words in a single slash you recognize and re phrases in sentences quite quickly. You are used to vocalizing a little bit while reading above 500 words per minute. You are a speed reader. Usually you read 10 to 6 and words at a glass horizontally and vertically on the page. You have high confidence in your reading and learning abilities. Now, if you're reading speed is below 200 words per minute. Then you need to focus on mastering your use off language and getting more comfortable with reading First. Also, start practicing the exercises in the next model dedicated to those who have a reading speed below 200 words per minute. Remember, this is your starting really speed. Your expert will improve a lot on doing what I will be teaching in this course. Now here are the action items. Calculate Jordan speed and share your neck speed result with your colleagues, you have my full support. 6. How to Increase Your Reading Speed: In order to double or triple your IQ speed, you have to be able to monitor and control the bad habits you indulge in when reading you won't be able to improve your skills. Revolt First examining what makes you a slow or average reader in the first place. Let me ask you this. What slowing you down here? The issues most people experience before they even start reading sub optimal physical and mental conditions. You may never have considered how much your physical and mental conditions affect you, but they can have an enormous impact on the speed and manner in which you absorb return information. Your ability to read fast is directly related to your physical and mental state. The following factors are guaranteed to slow down. You're reading. You are tired Many people like to read before going to bed, but the truth is, you're better off just going right to sleep. You won't be really a drippy capacity if you're ever be slipping. You just ate a lot after you eat any meal, but especially a big one. More blood is rushing to your stomach van to your brain. Your brain just isn't going to be in top shape. At this point, you have things on your mind. You need to have a clear focused mind in order to reach an optimal routing spirit. While some people can block out all our faults, many others cannot. You are in an uncomfortable position. If you are uncomfortable, you won't have that clear, unfocused mind. Machin previously and you are too comfortable. But don't take yourself too comfortable or your aunt up convincing your body that it's time to go to sleep. How to fix it if any other is seem to be affecting you, it's locator it, but understand that you would gain better results if you went to sleep or waited a little bit. Second issue before you even start reading, distracting physical environment, you also need to be aware of the conditions off your immediate physical environment. The things around you frequently serve as distractions that inhibit your cooperating spit. Take a look at the biggest blunders readers make when selecting a location to read noisy environment. Psychological studies have proven that our minds cannot pay sharp attention to two things at once For most people, even a little conversation behind them or the football game turned down to a low volume will be a distraction. Your mind won't be able to distinguish the sounds off its own reading. Visual distractions reading in a crowded place. Worse, plenty off activity or even reading in front of the television maze that there's lots going on in your personal vision but can distract your eyes from staying glued to the page. Electron ICS Elektronik devices are definitely a distraction, no doubt about it. If you're trying to speed read with the television on Facebook, open on a laptop and a tax, the message on the go you won't be able to get much reading done. How to fix this Simply decrease the number of distractions in your environment. Speed reading requires that your attention be centered on your reading. Now here are the issues. While you're reading, reading out loud, the mind moves faster than the lips. When you're reading out loud, you're focusing on things like enunciation. Plus, you're pulling in so many more parts off your body, your lives, mouth, tongue, Joe, fraught lungs and so on. Each word needs its individual attention. Your mind doesn't need to work on this level if you can choose between reading out loud and running in your head, then choose to read in your head. Reading silently is easily 5 to 10 times faster than reading out loud. I think you're safe. Note yet How you think I don't read out loud at all, but check yourself on this. Some people actually do read out loud. We vote realizing it. You might not be reading aloud enough for someone else to hear. But many unsuspecting people are surprised to realize that, in fact, they're moving their lips. Amazingly, some people realize that while they aren't moving, the lips were moving their throat muscles. You could be doing this to telling your throat to reproduce the sound off each work. How to fix this? This is simply a case off monitoring yourself as you read and discovering if you move your lips or any other part of your body related to speech as you read. If you find you do this, then make a conscious decision to stop. You'll soon be able to end his bad habit and you'll notice an immediate increase in your reading speed. Now the issues we're going to continue with our very important and represent the crucial secrets for speed reading success. So Police Bay very close a passion sub vocalization In the first lesson, we've discussed how reading works, how our mind turns written symbols into sounds and sounds into Minnick. This process is called sub vocalization. While it's an important aspect of reading in that it enables us to derive meaning from what we read, it's possible that it's slowing you down as a reader more than is necessary. When you Suffolk allies, your mind focuses more on the sounds of words Van and needs to read this sentence in your head. Jimmy went outside and try to claim the tree. Why did you hear? Are you trying to pronounce each individual word? Jimmy went outside, etcetera. If the answer is yes, you're probably taking up too much time. Sub vocalizing Now. How to fix this? Some vocalization refers to what's going on in your head, not the literal movement off lips muscles. It is therefore much harder to detect. This doesn't mean it's impossible. Vote as you read. Try to listen to what's going on in your mind. If you're hearing the individual sound off every word, that means that you are making your mind work much too hard. Doubling your inexperience will be difficult. The aim is to decrease of localisation, since words are directly related, meaning controlling. What you hear in your mind means that you can decrease the amount of time it takes to construct many. This is an incredibly important technique and will cover the practical steps to decreasing sub vocalization fully in the next modules. For now, just consciously try to note when this happens and reduce it in your mind if possible. Next, issue regression. When you're reading, your eyes are not strictly moving in. The laughter right stopped about emotion that you expect due to a lack off Attash in control or both your eyes go back several lines or paragraphs and re read something that you've already covered. This can be a conscious or unconscious habit. Sometimes your eyes just don't want to move in the right direction and glass back. But other portions of text overtimes your mind thinks off a quick question or lacks a speed readers Confidence forcing you to go back and get more information about something you recently read. Sometimes you're just too tired or distracted. Whatever the reason, regression or negatively affect your neck speed because your eyes are not moving forward all the time. Now pay attention to this. Going back and re reading text is often considered a good reading skill when you're trying to get the most meaning out off the text. So if you don't understand something you've rat, definitely go back and read it again. If you're interested in reading that more than twice your current base, be sure to choose tax but are easy enough for you to understand the first time. How to fix this issue off a regression against self monitoring is the key to determining how largely you are affected by regression. Try to pay careful attention to where your eyes and mine are going. Your eyes should move forward line by line. Your mind should keep up with your eyes if you find that over your eyes automatically reverts to previously read taxed or if you find that your brain doesn't understand or cannot remember what if already rat? When you're guilty off regression, the more you can control your eyes and keep your mind focused, the more forward and less backward you will rate a useful tool to use is an index card or other small blocking device is read. Place this card over what if order at as you progress down a page, the card will cover more and more off the text. This will restrict you from going back and also will help you realize how much and how often you try to regress, and the last issue that prevents you speed with erratic eye movement. This is similar to regression, but worse, with erratic eye movement. Your eyes don't just revert back to previously read text. They might also jump forward glass, it thinks outside the text. Skip too far down or even stop That makes centers. You want to make sure that you are reading in a left right top to bottom movement, but your eyes are doing anything. But what's more, they might be doing this. We vote even knowing. Remember that sentence is not individual words. Have many. When you're I stop, pause or wonder it means that you are probably trying to derive more meaning out of individual word. Relevant out of the sentence is complete, meaning how to fix it. You gas it, self monitoring. Our eyes are naturally active creatures that often have minds of of her own. When you consider how much information they can take in at any moment, it's amazing how much control we do have over that if you detect that your eyes not in fact taking words at the natural fluid rate and movement when you need to practice just like any goal for needs to practice the through unity off his stroke together I feel a reader who wants to increase his speed needs together feel for what his eyes should be doing now. This list off bad habits and the importance placed on identifying them may seem a bit daunting at first. Here are some tips and tricks to ease you into the process. Self monitoring. This is the primary tool for getting rid off that habits. There is to be able to catch yourself in the act off bad reading habit. If you pay close attention once you recognize which off the above habits are indeed slowing it down, you are giving yourself the power to stop votes habits. Next one habit at the time. Don't focus on all of the habits at once. You go crazy and you'll probably make yourself commit them all even more than you would naturally want to, it said. Focus on Lee on one at a time and practice thinking about each off this bad reading habits . It may take some time to get into a routine off self monitoring for this bad reading habits , but once you do it, your order empowering yourself to stop. Now let's remember our goal. Decrease the bad reading habits and thereby increase the good reading habits. You'll find that if you can stop yourself from performing any off this bed reading habits, vineyards speed read will automatically increase. Once you've managed to break this bad habits, you are on your way to becoming a pro speed reader and starting the falling chapter. You'll take your reading speed to the next level. See you there. 7. Speed Reading Fundamentals: KEY POINTS: all right, Here's what you've learned in this introductory modules on speed reading words are symbol of ideas when we talk or read were just using symbols to communicate what we're thinking. The art of spiriting consists off a mixture off reading methods created to get your reading faster. The secret here is to decrease the number of habits vessel you down and increase the number of patters there can speed you up. Your reading speed is limited by some bad habits that you may or may not be conscious off decrease and even eliminated. This and your reading speed will skyrocket. Therefore, components off speed reading, seeing the words saying and hearing the words comprehension and concentration. Number five. You also learned how to calculate your running speed in just one minute and the last point . This are the bad habits that wants eliminated. We literally skyrocket your reading speed sub optimal physical and mental conditions, distracting physical environment, reading out loud, some vocalization, regression and erratic eye movement. All right, let's move forward. If you didn't do it yet, please measure your reading speed, depending on your result. If you really last than 250 words, per minute. Start directly with the next model. Do the exercises as described, then move forward. The next model will help you speed read between 250 to 500 words per minute. But if your initial reading speed is 250 words per minute or above, skip the next model and start the next one, which is for a medium toe. Advanced speed readers. Our goal there is to read between the 500 to 800 words per minute. 8. How To Use A Pacer: if you're reading speed is below 200 words per minute. The first tactic for reading fast is using a pacer. Do you remember how you used to place the reading material with your fingers when you are child? That is exactly what we'll be doing once again. With this technique, there is nothing to get embarrassed about when using this method. After all, it is quite useful to bring about an S and increase in your holy spirit. At the same time, it can improve your comprehension. Who are the instructions? First, you should sit properly while maintaining an angle of 45 degrees. Make sure that you're comfortable. Place your elbow on the table and use a single hand to hold the material you're about. Reid. Use the index finger off the contrary as your pointer. Alternatively, you can use a separate item like a plan or a passel as your pointer. Now place the point where you have chosen the first word. Start basing by moving the pointer across the lies. Make sure that your eyes are concentrating on the position off the pointer and words keep reading and moving the point or simultaneously proceed to the next line as soon as you have completed one here. Remember that your pointer will be determining the speed off your reading as well as your focus. You can always adjust your speed if you want to improve comprehension. However, keep it fast enough. Your understanding will catch up with time. If you miss out a few words, forget about them. Keep going on, forced her brain toe, increase the speed and let it take care of the comprehension and the other details. When you notice that you have lost the thought or you do not understand what you are reading anymore, take a break. Go back to the point when you understood the material. Many speed rears consider hand pacing to be one of the best technique that can be used for improving the skill. There are several benefits through this process. You can improve your compassion. The reading spirit can be increased. Indeed, retention can also be improved significantly. You'll be able to guide your eye as you're reading. You will learn how you can concentrate. We vote being affected by distractions. We'll go too fast and remember not to force it. Your eyes and your brain will eventually get tired and you have no clue about what you have read by then. Don't force it. Read it out loud if you must, but Onley in the beginning and if you explicitly must, the key is to make your eyes follow the finger, and at the same time you're creating an image in your brain. When you start thinking about something that has nothing to do with the material, your eyes were still follow, but the brain will not make sure that does not happen Like any activity you wish to learn. You will have to be patient and practice a lot if you want to take the most out off a hand pacing after all, this technique does not require you to move a point on Lee. It also teaches your eyes to keep following the pointer. Learning it is easy, but you have to spend time and effort to master it. Spend between wanted two weeks on this technique 15 to 20 minutes off practice and become familiar with it. Once you master it, you can move on to the next technique 9. Grouping: succeeding on every word is another barrier to higher running speeds. It is a reading habit that we learn as Children. Although it is perhaps the only way we can learn to read fixating on every word in a passage, it's not needed to understand it. The time you're I spend moving between words over small can be reduced, thereby increasing your overall reading speed to become aware of how you can see more by fixating on Onley one place, Focus your side in the middle of a sentence. Notice that you can read the words around the main word. The central word ended. We vote. Moving your side from the center, you may be able to read the whole sentence with your eyes resting on a just this one place here is a tax vet is dissected by circles whilst keeping your focus on the red dot attempt to expand your field of vision so that you also see the circles around it and the words within them. You should be able to read the 1st 5 words off the paragraph by only fixating on the red dot. If you're struggling to see the worst around the world, Central relax your eyes and make them feel slightly lazy. Weaken your gaze, and soon you'll be able to see more than you did before. A useful extension of this technique is to draw two lies down the page to dissect it into efforts. Then move your focus on Lee. Between these two lies, here's attacks. To practice this technique, try reading it by only stopping your eyes twice for each line off the text whenever the line of tax is intersected by a blue line, don't try this technique with the book you have been practicing with Joe lines lightly in Fassel. If the book is in your own down the page at intervals space at this line so that they're awfully 3 to 5 words on each side of the lies, just like in the picture, read by moving your focus between the lies so that your eyes is exact down the page. The pass allies are helpful to start with, but once you have practiced this technique, you will grow accustom to guessing we're best of fixate your eyes. Don't worry, you won't have to draw lines on to everything you read in the future. Now, when reading Normally the reader understands worse, one at a time. Nevertheless, it is possible to look at the phrase and understand it. We vote reading each word individually. Reading like this in group off words is faster because you can understand a group off words just as well as you do with a single word. With the previous technique, you looked at the center of five words and read them consecutively, for example, while focusing on word three. You re sequentially word 1234 and five. With this new grouping technique, you were read all five words at once while still holding your focus on word three. You learn to read them in one snapshot off information. For example, you read words. Want to five all at once while focusing on word three. Now how to practice it. This, like you did previously July's down the page and split it into efforts than Onley. Focus on the points where they draw lines, split the text. But now, instead of reading each word, try and take in the group of words all together so that you see to group off words for each line of taxed forced herself to continue Even if comprehension is bad, it will return with practice and again work to relax your eyes and keep going slowly. Your comprehension will return, and things will make sense as your mind adjust to reading in phrases. I suggest you practice each of his techniques for 15 minutes per day for about wanted two weeks, depending on your spiriting starting point, your mind will need a chance to adjust as understanding entire phrases at a time is a new skill. Set a timer and keep moving your eyes between the split lies. Comprehension will return in time, and you'll be reading a lot more quickly. In the end, I recommend using this technique only when you're trying to take in broader concepts off taxed, and you don't need to understand the details. 10. Normal - Double - Triple Drill: How do you push your speed limit up to the higher speed and keep it there? The first answer to this question is that you should read and read and write. The second answer is inside this lesson. With the normal double triple drill, we consciously read at a speed more than our present reading speed. Your eyes have never felt the filling off. Reading at double your present speed or triple your reading speed with this technique will make your eyes experience the feeling off, reading the two acts and even three acts your current reading speed. Watch your eyes and mind have this experience. It will want to read at the maximum potential. This is the purpose off the drill and this last, and this is our purpose. Let's start using the normal double triple drill. You learn what it feels like to move out significantly faster reading rates and you'll get assess off the eye and a hand motions necessary to enable you to read quickly what have developed the skills and become familiar with the process off Faster movement. You can expect higher running speeds how to do it. Select a book to practice this drill It can be the one you used to calculate your reading speed. Keep with timer next to you for the first minute, using the underlying hand motion or pacer, read for one minute and place like Mark at the sport where you stopped reading. I counted the number of Ford's you've read during this minute. It will tell you what your approximate reading speed is at the moment. The second minute, using the underlying motion, wants more. Start rooting two times. Foster. Don't worry about comprehension. You are focusing on Lee on speed at this moment. The third minute, using the underlying motion, wants more. Start reading three times faster. Again. Don't worry about comprehension. You're focusing on Lee on speed at this moment. Fourth minute, Using the underlying motion once again, start reading at your normal reading speed during the fourth minute, you're focusing only on comprehension and not your reading speed, and this completes one cycle. You have to repeat the same cycle at least four times. It will take your 16 minutes to complete four cycles and do this drill every day for wanted two weeks. That was our drill 11. Skimming And Scanning: skimming and scanning. Reviewing happens to be one of the most efficient techniques that you can use for reading foster ever skimming or scamming. Accomplish this by previewing the reading material. You can get the broader picture. You would be able to understand the main idea that offer wish to present, along with the most relevant and important details. Reviewing techniques can help you save a considerable amount of time. As such, it can prove to be particularly beneficial to students. After all, we'll be able to read a lot of books and paperwork and extract all the relevant information from them. We voted reading all the materials entirely. It becomes easier for them to prepare for exams. For example, the great thing about reviewing is that it is quite, is it. Learn more over. You can easily combine it with the other techniques for speed reading with taught in this module and the ones in the next model. When you make sure that you have formed a picture off the finger about to read, you'll feel more comfortable and read faster. Understanding, skimming and scanning. The main goal of skimming is to be able to understand the primary concept and idea off the reading material. This technique is best used when you're reading non fiction material. After all, you will not be reading everything. Instead, you'll be reading on Leveaux sections that are important to you. You can certainly stop and really interesting detail slowly, but you will typically continue and skim through the book quickly. Scanning is a bit different. This technique is used for extracting the main ideas and information from the reading material, such as numbers, names and specific facts. Scanning requires you to move your eyes rapidly for the page while trying to locate specific phrases and words. This is done to discover an accurate answer. It can also be done for grasping the main fundamental ideas of the material. Previewing techniques are a lot like browsing when it comes to shopping. You will first be taking a broader view off the options available to you. You'll be looking at all the products before selecting a few to take a look at in detail. If you're buying, for example, new chairs for your dining room, you will indeed scanned the area in the shop where you can find such things when you finish the scan you will start looking for chairs, and when you find them, you'll consider the details. How much does it cost? Does the color match with the dining table, how they are of a comfortable and so on the same thing you do when it const aerating. You don't need to look at the details at first. You just need to find the location off the things you need to read about. You should remember that reviewing techniques are generally about finding the answers to the five W questions. Who, where, what went and why. The location is the answer to where, while who is about the people that are involved in it? As for what it is about the general idea of the material. Obviously, when refers to the time off, some event while, why is about the reasons or analysis? If you manage to answer this question successfully, venue will know that the previewing techniques are working for skimming and scanning effectively. You need to use a few techniques previewing important sentences. Key sentences can typically be found at the start off a paragraph or chapter, you can get a good idea off. What a paragraph or the chapter is about by reading just the first few sentences. The fact is that a paragraph is designed to convey a single idea in most circumstances, and a chapter is a collection of paragraphs. But the note a specific idea. If you managed to grasp the central idea or concept of the paragraph, you will end up getting the guest as such very rarely be any need for going for the entire paragraph. Moreover, it will also be helpful for you in understanding the chapter completely in a much faster way. There is another approach, which you can try out here. You just be searching for the relevant information which you need while skipping out. The rest on our strategy would be to read the opening and the adding sentences off the longer paragraphs. This may be able to give you a moral of a summer off the paragraph so that you can understand the central concept or idea scanning for numbers and names. Yearning material may have numbers and will certainly have names. These details are important as they denote concepts, people and places. Getting to know these details can be particularly important if you're reading a piece off nonfiction By getting a hold off these details, it is possible to grasp the main fax off the reading material easily. If you wish to scan attacks for these details, the best practice would be to use the hand pacing technique or the Pacer. Doing so can help you remember a few numbers or names quickly while scanning. To get a better idea, you may examine the text again or read it thoroughly, scanning for keywords. This is similar to the previous technique. However, Instead of just names and numbers, you'll be looking for certain keywords. This key words are important words, terms or phrases that you are looking for. You can just down the keywords very to wish to search for this can make it easier for you to scandal reading material and reading the lies. Whenever you have a new reading material, One of the first things that you will be doing is to look at the title. Then you may end up reading the content present on the covers of the book. You may even read the introductory text. This is something you should be consciously doing when you're trying to speed rate by reading this sections, you can come across several keywords. Of course, the title or the subtitle itself can provide you with the main keyword, but that usually happens in the case off nonfiction. Apart from the title of the book, you should also take a look at the titles of the chapter headlines and over similar details this text are capable of providing you with a lot off useful information. 12. Speed Reading 101: KEY POINTS: All right, We're done with the speed reading Motile for beginners. Remember, our goal here is to increase your speed rather than your comprehension, which will be tackled in future models. So here are the key points. Take a known fiction book. You don't need it that much. You can buy one already used from a book. So, for example, just make sure the pages are cleaned non mark. Now it's your initial reading. Speed calculated in the previous module is below 250 words per minute. This are the exercises to perform week number one base or point A technique. How to do it used the index finger off the contrary as your pointer. Alternatively, you can use a separate item like a plan or a passel as your pointer. Now place the point or you have chosen the first word. Start basing by moving the pointer across the lies. Make sure that your eyes are concentrating on the position off the pointer and the words keep reading and moving the point or simultaneously proceed to the next line as soon as you have completed one keep going on for so bring to increase the speed and let it. Take care off the comprehension and the other details when you notice that you have lost the fault or you do not understand what you're reading anymore. Take a break. Go back to the point when you understood the material. The duration. For this exercise, I suggest 15 to 20 minutes per day without any interruptions. Week number two grouping How to do this exercise. Take a crayon drawing, lies down the page and split it into efforts. Then focus on Lee on the points where the July's split the tax. But now, instead of reading each word, try and take in the group off words altogether so that you see to group of words for each line of text. Duration again. 15 to 20 minutes per day without interruptions for seven days. Week number three Normal Double triple Drill. How to do it. Take the nonfiction book to practice this drill. Keep a time or next to you. First minute. Using the underlying hand motion, read for one minute and place like mark at the spot where you stopped reading. Count the number of words you've read in this minute. It will tell you water approximate reading, spit is at that moment. Second minute, using the underlying motion wants more. Start reading two times faster. Don't worry about comprehension. You are focusing on Lee on speed at this moment. Third minute, using the underlying motion wants more. Start reading three times faster. Again. Don't worry about comprehension. You're focusing on Lee on speed of this moment. Fourth minute, Using the underlying emotional once again start reading at your normal reading speed during the fourth minute, you are focusing on Lee on comprehension and not on speed reading. This is one cycle you have to repeat the same cycle at least four times. It will take 16 minutes to complete four cycles. You have to repeat the same cycle at least four times. It will take 16 minutes to complete four cycles. The duration exactly 16 minutes per day. We vote interruptions for seven days, all right. After four weeks of consistent practice, my students off the 10 X effective learning masterclass usually experience a solid increase of everything speed around 500 words per minute. But remember, do not worry about comprehension. Focus only on getting your eyes used to move faster while reading. When you're ready, we're going to move to the next level. Speed reading 10 to discover how to read 500 to 800 words permanent. See you there. 13. Expand Your Vision Span: the most important component off the speed reading process is the vision span. What is the visual span? Well, it represents the number off ladders you can recognize reliably without moving your eyes. I think you're familiar with that moment when your eyes blink as you read a line in the book. Well, your eyes aren't blinking without any reason, very recording the information which your brain will process later on. This is where speed reading or slow reading makes the difference. Your vision span is in direct relation with the eye. Blink when recording the information. Your brain, the shorter your vision span. The last information is processed. Ineffective reader steak oppose at every word. During this post, they see and read the word they are looking at. This post is called Fixation. Do it faster. The number of fixations or I stops made par line has to be reduced. Let's say that you read one word per fixation with training, your vision span has increased and now you start seeing two words per fixation. It means that now you have doubled your reading speed. To reduce the number of fixations, it is necessary to train the eyes to see a larger area off the page. Each time we stop or fixated with the proper training and practice, it is possible for you to increase your vision span. But the main question here is this. Why do you need to avoid some vocalizing when reading the material reading word by word were vocalizing. Every syllable makes you a slow reader, most probably in your childhood. You are taught to read out loud when learning something. This is not what speed reading is. If you expand your vision, span your speed off. Reading will dramatically increase. If you do all the exercises I'm providing to you, then you're reading. Speed will skyrocket. You'll be able to read at a glass, words, phrases and even whole sentences. Your progress depends on you. 14. Exercises - first part: before we actually start, I have some tips for you. First, the exercises that follow are divided in two main parts. First, how to expand your vision span and control your eyes. And, second, how to develop a wide and deep vision span. Next. Each exercise has three levels of difficulty. First upper case letters, second upper case letters plus numeric digits and fert uppercase letters plus numeric digits, plus lower case letters. Right after the video instructions, you have the P D. EFs. Inside, you have a sure description off each exercise van. The three levels I talked about. My recommendation is to bring very speedy efs, at least in the beginnings. It's better to do the exercises printed on paper. Then you can do them as well in front, off a tablet or your computer. Next step. You can repeat all these exercises as many times as you need to. They can be a good warm up for your reading assignments and the last step in order to get the most out of them. Span 15 minutes every day for for today's small and consistent steps are preferable than doing three hours per day. Wants a week all right. Let's start with the first part. How to expand your vision span and control your eyes. The first exercise in this section is the following. Start with the first line and focus your eyes on Lee on the center letter start to read aloud were silently vocalized in this order. Sandra Letter laughed. Letter and write a letter that means you focus your eyes on Lee on the P letter van. You start to notice the left letter, which is an and van the right letter, which is J. But please keep your eyes focused centered on Lee on the central letter in this case, the B letter. Once you've done that, move your eyes to the next or is on the line and repeat the process. Continue until you've done with that set. Try to do all the three sets off exercises. The three levels. It takes time, I know, but you will get the maximum off benefits. It's normal to have the tendency to move your eyes left and right, but try to avoid that as much as possible. Very two options. To avoid this flow. First, record yourself using a camera with a focus on your eyes were. Ask a friend or a family member to supervise you when you train your eyes. To make this process even more effective, Here are two additional tapes. First, try to focus your eyes on the tops, off the printed letters or words. This way, your eyes will move rapidly and you will do the exercises effectively. Second, not forced herself to see all the letters. Precisely Hafun as this is not a race or contest. Yes, it's normal to make mistakes. Maybe you do some of them towards the end off this exercises, which are more difficult, but you just need to concentrate on training her eyes on forming new healthy habits. Off reading. With enough patience, you will see your vision span increases and your reading speed as well. Only after mastering the first exercise you should move to the 2nd 1 Paride, our second exercise. It's similar with the 1st 1 star the first line and focus your eyes on Lee on the center letter. In our case, D start read aloud or suddenly vocalized in disorder center. Immediate left emitter, right for left, far right. That means you keep your eyes focused on Lee, only the letter van. You start to notice the J letter, but the immediate left vent the AM letter, the immediate All right. Then you start to notice the a letter in the far left and a letter in the far right. The first exercise again. The same instructions. Start with the first line and focus your eyes on Lee on the center letter. Start read aloud or silently vocalized in disorder center. Emit left immediate right, far left and far right. That means you keep your eyes focused on. Lee owned the U letter. Then you start to notice that the letter of the emitted left the Q letter at the images. Right. The G letter, but the far left and API letter of the far right, the fourth exercise. Start with the first line and focus your eyes on Lee on the center letter, which is be in our case. Start read aloud or silently vocalized in disorder center Immediate left. Immediate right far left, far right. That means you keep your eyes focused on the B letter event. You noticed the that letter, but the immediate left the our letter of the emitted right. The tea letter at the far left the Q letter of the far right. Then the letter at the far left and the old lever at the far right. The fifth exercise started the first line and focus your eyes on Lee on the center letter. In our case, F start read aloud or silently vocalized in this order center in mid left, Immediate right, Far left far right. That means you focus your eyes on Lee on the af letter that you start to notice the G letter. But the immediate left the the letter of the immediate right the our letter of the far left the V letter of the far right The why letter of the far left the K letter But the far right , the a letter at the far left and the D letter at the far right The attention that this exercise is quite difficult. Don't worry if it will not work on the first rouse, you need to be persistent and you don't need to have 100% accuracy. Just do the exercises and be persistent as they work 15. Exercises - second part: all right. The second part. How to develop a wide and deep vision span. The first exercise is the following. Focus your eyes on Lee on the small white space between the letter B and a alternately read left and ride from the inside out one line at a time. Try to make one fixation to really the two lines, then move on to the next set off letters. Repeat the exercises as much as you need to the second exercise. Focus your eyes on Lee on the center. Letter off each group. Why, in this example? Ultimately read left and ride from the inside out one line at a time. Again. The same suggestion. Try to make only one fixation to read the free lines, then move on to the next set off. Letters. Repeated exercises as much as you need to the first exercise. Focus your eyes on Lee on the center letter off each group in our example. On the ladder, l alternately read left and right from the inside out one line at a time. But keep your eyes focused on Lee on the center letter. Try to make only one fixation to read the three lines, then move on to the next set off. Letters. Repeated exercises as much as you need to four for exercise. Focus your eyes on Lee on the center letter off each group in our example On the ladder, a alternately read left arrived from the inside out one line at a time. Try to make only one fixation to read the five lies, then move on to the next set off letters. Repeat the exercises as much as you need to fifth exercise. Focus your eyes on Lee on the center, letter off each group in our example On the letter K ultimately read laughter right from the inside out, one line at a time. Try to make only one fixation to read three lines, then move on to the next set off letters. Repeat the exercises as much as you need to 16. Reducing Subvocalization: first, let's explain the notion off Sal vocalization. Some localization represents a term used to describe generating voice inside your head when you read something you're doing to yourself and you can hear yourself inside trying to process what is being read. This is a good thing when you seek to understand the things you're reading, maybe when reading some scientific material. But if you want to read faster, you should learn to copper hand faster and with little sub vocalizing to become conscious off. How currently, some localized words look at the word and notice vertical hell, but say to yourself in your mind, By some vocalizing, words will limit how fast we read to the raid off which we speak as it is possible to understand words by just looking at them. We can shift to learning visually to read faster. Take the time now to read a longer passage. Notice how you can understand words. We vote saying each to yourself. It simply isn't necessary to sound out every word toe. Understand the majority of sentences. However, sometimes a vocalization will be required. For example, when reading the words, technical words, difficult words and unexpected words. Most of the time. However, you reducing sub vocalization is an efficient way to increase reading spit. There are three levels that civilization can take on within the first level. The reader move their lives and mouths each word varied. Children who have just begun to read soundly do this. Adults who are not frequent readers may also find themselves within this level. If you move, your lives were reading. The following techniques will control you from this habit. Clans. A wooden spoon were similar. Object between your teeth. Hold water in your mouth. Put your hand over your mouth. This was subconsciously remind, you knows to speak lightly. Hold your tongue between your death. The second level off cervical ization occurs when the reader still localizes the sounds but inver, larynx or throat, but the stage muscles in the reader's throat move instead of her lips. The furred level is when the readers says the words in vour mind. This is the most common form of civilization. Levels two and three can be mastered by saying something else silently in your head instead of the words you are reading. For example, as you read, try to Suffolk Allies 1234 or the letters A B C D. Each time that your eyes fixate on a new place. Time yourself, ready now for one minute while saying the letters a BCD repeatedly in your head. Each time your eyes fix it or new place, say the letter or number in your mind instead of the word. Notice how it becomes easier and faster to read without saying every word to yourself. Your comprehension will be poor of unusual, but you should notice that much of the taxed still makes sense with practice. Comprehension will improve to a higher level before I end. Imagine has to be made. It is not advisable to remove some vocalization completely. Even after doing the exercises, you may still find yourself some vocalizing, certain keywords or phrases without control. This is often necessary and indeed encouraged as the small boosts a vocalization provides for comprehension is needed for challenging sections of text. Indian. Consider yourself successful. If you get to the point where you only Suffolk allies a handful of words on each page 17. One workout to reduce subvocalization: Now let's discover one workout but will drastically reduce that narrating voice in your head while reading. Perform this workout every day for at least two weeks for visible results. For this, you need a book and a timer. Before starting the work out. Use a light book like, for example, a novel or book for kids. Then continue with this exercise. Open the book and start reading while reading that you're comfortable. Speed pronounced aloud. 123456789 10. Then start again Juan 23 and so own after 10. While reading your text, repeat again. Every time you reach tan, always concentrate your mind on the text and try to understand it as much as possible. It might happen that you lose comprehension while doing this exercise. Do not worry to march and keep practicing this way. Comprehension will arrive very quickly. Keep doing it for 15 minutes for two weeks. Our goal is to teach your brain to disassociate pronunciation from reading before and a mansion has to be made. Don't try to remove some vocalization completely. Even after doing this exercise, you may still find yourself some vocalizing. Certain keywords or phrases without control. This is often necessary and indeed encouraged as the small boost sub vocalization provides for comprehension is needed for challenging sections off text. In the end, consider yourself successful if you get to the point where you only Suffolk allies a handful of words on each page. 18. Speed Reading 102: KEY POINTS: all right, We're done with the spiriting module for advanced readers. Here are the exercises. For the next two weeks, we're going to focus on expanding your vision span. Your vision span isn't our regulation with the eye blink when recording the information in your brain, the shorter your vision span, the last information is processed ineffective reader steak opposed at every word. During this pose, they see and read the word they're looking at this both is called fixation. To read faster the number of fixations or I stops made poor line must be reduced. If you expand your vision span, your speed reading will dramatically increase. So please open the documents attached as a supplementary resources of this lesson. The exercises included are divided in two main parts Week one. How to expand your vision span and control your eyes Week to how to develop a wide and deep vision span. Each exercise has three levels of difficulty upper case letters, uppercase letters and numeric digits and upper case letters, numeric digits and lower case letters. You can repeat all this exercises as many times as you need to. They can be a good warm up for your reading assignments in order to get the most out of them spanned 15 minutes every day for each part. Small and consistent steps are preferable than doing three hours per day. Wants awake. All right. Once you're done with this exercises for the next two weeks, we're going to focus on reducing cervical ization as we've discussed. Some vocalization represents a term used to describe generating voice inside your head when you read something you're reading to yourself and you can hear yourself inside trying to process what is being read. This is a good thing when you seek to understand the things you are reading, maybe when reading some scientific material. But if you want to read faster, you should learn to comprehend faster and with little cell vocalizing. However, sometimes civilization will be required, for example, when reading new words, technical words, difficult words and unexpected words. Most of the time, however, reducing cervical ization is an efficient way to increase the reading speed. A note off warning. It is not advisable to remove some vocalization completely. Even after doing the following exercise, you may still find yourself some vocalizing. Certain keywords were phrases revolt control. This is often necessary and indeed encouraged as the small boosts radicalization provides for comprehension is needed for challenging sections of text. After you finish with the expanding your vision exercises for the next two weeks, do this drill. Determine your current reading speed than increase it by 20%. Start reading of the higher speed for one minute, then return to your normal speed for one minute. Repeat this two points for 16 minutes. For 14 days. We vote any interruptions. By doing this exercise, you will stress the brain to forget pronunciation in order to capture the information. Always be concentrated on the reading and try to capture the information in the book. Of course, you won't be able, and that is the point, but you have to try. Is this exercise of trying what makes the brain learned that it doesn't have to pronounce to get the information 19. How active reading can help increase your comprehension: after Now you discovered the most advanced tactics and strategies that will at least double or even triple your neck speed up to 500 to 700 words per minute. If you completed all the exercise and rials IRA commanded to you, you certainly reached this objective. I congratulate you on this accomplishment during this model will go to the next level off reading. Active reading Spirit reading is great if you want to read a lot of material in a short amount of time. Spiriting can be trained in various conditions, and you will have the edge when trying to understand general concepts within hundreds off pages of material to study. On the other hand, there are cases when it's not advised to speed read. For example, if you're studying at vast physics, it is not advisable to speed rid. If you need to learn in high detail some particular software language. What will help it is not a great speed reading, but a strong comprehension level. How usually people read in the vast majority of cases verite in looks like this, they read quickly the information to learn. They try to understand that information. Finally, they let the concepts go deep inside the brain. This is called passive rating, and this my Foot is not the best for the medium and long term learning. If you're a student, an entrepreneur or a professional, here are some of the problems you might encounter when having to read thousands of pages for an exam or learn something new. Bad memory. Maybe you can remember what was written half on hour after reading, but can you explain after three days, three weeks or for the exam distractions? The most dangerous is daydreaming, a symptom off passive reading. It's like when you have to go for different sections before realizing you hadn't read what was written. Falling asleep while reading reading many pages of boring stuff can get even energetic people into sleeping mode. Therefore, I want to introduce you to the concept off active reading. The whole idea of spiriting isn't just to read fast speed reading trains you to figure it out immediately, when to speed up and slow down. If spiriting works on increasing your speed, active reading works on increasing open for Hashan level activating enables you to convert reading from a passive activity into one where you are fully involved and can center on significant aspects to remember them more precisely later and understand them or Furley at the moment. I'm sure you are already active rat, or at least don it partially. Have you ever used a place or a highlighter to mark passages off her text when reading? If your answer is yes, then you understand how to really actively to a limited degree. Activating is important for two reasons. It helps you in separating the essential information from the unnecessary information it makes you connect with essential information beyond just reading the text. In the next two lessons, you'll discover the best ways to actively read and some practical examples. See you there. 20. Reading Actively: in the previous lesson. You learned the two principles off active reading, decide what is relevant and understand the relevant information beyond just reading the book. In this lesson, you learn the five step approach to connected with a challenging tax book you have to learn from Phase one. Read face to read with highlighting. This involves rewriting Phase three. Read with perf rising into a notebook face for pair fries with pictures. Face five paraphrase with pictures and research from Wikipedia at war Google. Let's have a practical example. Support this five step approach that say that my daily goal is to read one chapter off the psychology textbook, which is about 40 pages. I'll only be in the first face off active reading for the most time. This is because the many off the examples in the textbook are there to help me learn some complex ideas. But definitely I don't have to memorize all those examples and details for the important concepts vote. I'll be in face to all highlight votes ideas When I do this, I also read, as I underline, so that I don't miss any critical details for the challenging to memorize concepts. All the in Phase three are right down a short description on a piece of paper while reading for even more central ideas I'll go into face for I'll add diagrams and associations in the Notebook and for the hardest points I'll be in face five. Our research on Google Wikipedia specialized forums to get more explanation on those key points. So this is the approach to follow when active, reading important stuff for your studies. Usually you don't have to follow all this five phases while actively reading somewhere between three and four is the sweet point that will allow you to understand the tax you are studying. However, if you're struggling with a topic using all the five phases off, active reading will improve comprehension. Now probably you'll ask yourself, Should I do it once? Were multiple times. If you're a beginner and are not familiar with this system, I encourage you to approach the textbook many times, especially if the text is hard. How is this done? Based on my previous example with the psychology book, I could really the chapter once just passively face one when I would read over this time marking important information face to next ivory read highlighted concerts and paraphrase in an old bed. The most important wants Face three and face four. I would re read highlighted sections and create relevant diagrams and in face five. I'll finish this process by completing research on the heart to understand ideas. Of course, this Matthew steak sometime, however, if done precisely assorted active reading strategy will increase your comprehension levels , indicating you don't have to invest much time starting later on an important announcement here your faces will be different with each topic. The read highlight Perforate diagrams research Face approach is just one example. I will use it in text that have more conceptual knowledge, like psychology, history or economics. However, if you're learning a programming language, those faces would help you march for programming or physics. The approach will be this one. Read. Highlight paraphrase, practice and research. What about for foreign languages? You can use this approach. Read paraphrase or highlight visualized word association. These are just general examples because every learning experience is different. You need to adjust this active reading strategy based on your individual goals. Now, how to decide what is important. The Five Steps strategy to connect with the difficult textbook on Lee helps if you know what is important and what is irrelevant for more police, pay attention to the balance off various phases as well. For example, for some books, I can just read them almost passively, doing little more than highlighting to remember the information for other courses. I have invested a little time reading. Most of my reading tasks are spanned, researching, practicing or using over sophisticated strategies to understand and remember the information distinguishing what is essential and how actively you should read will change on a textbook by textbook basis. If you have problems with this point, I suggest taking the following actions. Talk to your teacher were mantra at work. Talk to students, peers who have taken the course burger and textbook study materials before and open a question inside this course, and I'll help you right away. 21. Examples of Active Reading in Practice: inside this training lesson, I'll share a few ways. I've used active reading so that the five stuff approach makes more sense in live action. For example, psychology notes I've had to take psychology. Wanna one class during my bachelor in marketing, Of course, I had many readings to do before I used this three step approach. But helping master the material and succeed on my final exam Read. Highlight for Freeze. First, I read all the material in general. A good part off your testable knowledge will come from the textbook, sometimes about 50% off. The problems can only be clarified from book readings, so not reading them can result in a failure or bad file marks. Next, I highlighted facts, principles and strategies. This process allowed me to cut a few 100 pages of information into 30 to 50 pages, which can be examined rapidly. Finally, I summarized those key points in my words, on a separate piece of paper from what referred it to 50 off highlighted pages, I got into 3 to 5 pages off solid critical information. The second example marketing key studies wants again a simple three step process. Looks like this. Read highlight case studies. I started by reading and then highlighting I did this just once, But it probably would have been better to rich twice. And during the second time to focus on highlighting, I took irrelevant facts as important and vice versa. This time, however, rather than explaining in my own words, I focused on K status, which are critical in understanding marketing, how to start active reading before starting something actively decide what the faces you are going to complete our. Unless you already have an active habit, you might want to start with these three steps read. Highlight their phrase. I suggest starting with multiple readings. Once you've done this a few times, you can expand by adding deeper steps to make your time spent on reading. Meaningful Implementing the skill Now reading about ideas doesn't turn them into skills. You need to practice them. I seduced you. Do a seven day experiment, read actively one subject for one month. Actively route tax treatment here for 40 to 50 minutes every day and add a layer to your current readings 22. How to use visualization when reading: I'm going to introduce you to the concept off visualization while learning this process is down simply by adding sound movement and our sensations to the ideas you are trying to learn. It can help you with learning abstract and concrete information, technical subjects, dull subjects. Some topics you might try to learn, especially the concrete wants can make visualization automatic. Let's take the human respiratory process as an example. When someone explains you to this process, this automatically triggers your imagination. You start to imagine where the heart, the veins, the blood are the real poor off visualization comes from using it in situations where it isn't automatic. For example, try visualising. Ah, heartbeat is right now. Try imagining a chemical reaction equation. Not so easy, right? It might be difficult, but in reality it's easy to create images for technical or abstract problems. By practicing the exercises you're going to get in the next lesson. You can take any idea and make it memorable by visualizing it with color sound motion or over sess is we're learning. Your pictures don't need to be perfect. You want many images, not just one or two, which might have flaws there are three steps to better visualizations. Visualization is a complex skill that suggests some practice. Therefore, don't look for precise visualizations when starting. Just take a face, which you think you can match. Please one paper pictures. If you find difficult to think of absolute ideas in your head, ride it out. How to proceed in your note. Better draw simple ideas about the subject toe. Help. Visualize it. Those pictures don't need to be perfect. Just try to understand them. That's it. Picture creation is a powerful learning method, sometimes appear to simple notes taking face to mantle images. The next phase is to work on creating images in your hat. Compared to phase one, the only advantage forming mental images has is time. It takes March time to draw an idea on a piece of paper than to visualize it. On the other hand, because the main benefit is time, this doesn't mean drawing pictures is wrong. Phase three mental movies. The next step is to add sound color motion and other sensations into your mental image. An image doesn't usually come all at once. Start withdrawing the picture on a piece of paper than transforming it into a mental image and then create a mental movie with it. Each face makes the picture more interesting and vivid. How to Imagine Abstract Ideas If you find hard to imagine abstract ideas, here are some tips that might help you think off a basic picture to draw when you're getting started. Shape. Many abstract ideas Have a shape. Associate it a square, Isn't it an abstraction, but it has a distinct shape. Associate ID. Basic shapes are your starting points for more complex images. Cases. Some ideas split into different cases. This are isn't representing flow diagrams by an arrow splitting or merging onto a different idea. Different cases can be visualized in the same way as splitting or merging together when different events happened. Movement. Is there any change involved in water? Visualizing? It doesn't have to be changed for time, even moving along a graph where, when different values are inserted into the formula is a form of movement. Interaction were due to different elements. Meet in a chemical formula. The molecules need to conjoined break apart or catalyze. If you can figure it out where this interactions occur, that's a good starting point for any picture 23. How to practice vizualization: how to practice visualization. Let's have an example on how to use visualization. We're learning a new topic because I'm passionate about marketing. Let's have a look at how to learn the four p's off marketing, product price, place and promotion. How can you visualize them toe. Have them attached to your memory. Stage one. Ask yourself what a product represents. Let's imagine you choose a box of cereals as your product. Then you could immediately draw a box on a paper. This represents the first pillar off marketing products for the second P price. You could then add a price tag to the box. Let's say for 99 the first be place is a bit harder to draw, but you could locate the box on a distinctive shelf inside a supermarket. For the fourth be promotion. All you need is a 20% off sign pointing to the box. Is it a certification off course? That's precisely the case, But please remember, you don't have to draw a perfect picture off topic to start Stage two. Now you'll take the idea the final image you had on Stage one and visualize it clearly in your hat. It's even better if you call it Stage three. Imagine the books off cereals on a single stand with distinct brand colors on acid. The monitor next to it, which runs a particular advertisement off your product. You can add music special lights. You could take the box and hold it to feel the weight. You could also try in your mind to locate your particular shelf inside the supermarket. How to implement it. I suggest starting a seven day trial where you commit to creating free to five visualizations every day. If you're having difficulty reaching Stage three, you may want to commit on Lee to stage one or two visualizations for this seven days. Once again, talk is cheap. Action is what matters. If you want to possess event like genius level visualizing powers, you need to practice Good luck to you, and I'll see you in the next lesson. 24. The Complete Blueprint On How To Read Any Book: the complete blueprint on how to read any book setting your purpose. Why are you reading? In order to become an effective reader, it is important to begin the habit, offsetting a clear purpose for a book before you begin reading. Setting a purpose will usually be the first stage in animal to separating strategy because your purpose will dictate which reading techniques you will use. Your purpose can be applied to two levels. First, you must determine watch. Your overall purpose for reading is second decide Water purpose for reading. This specific book is on example often overall purpose. Is research a new career? An example off a book specific purposes? What training do I need to become a lawyer? And what salary can I expect? Setting this two purposes won't always be necessary. If you're running for pleasure, you can take your time with the book without worry. However, on many occasions, taking time to set a clear purpose for overall reading and or for the specific book you are reading will help ensure you read more effectively. Effective reading can be understood as reading with the right techniques to meet your purpose when the purpose is implicit such as enjoying a fiction book. You don't need to say the purpose, but most of the time a clear purpose will produce more effective reading. As you can tell your reading technique, where techniques accordingly, you can match the purpose with a strategy that it gives you the comprehension and retention you need in the least amount of time qualifying books. A clear overall purpose also allows you to better filter books and so on. Leigh read votes, but give you the information in it. This can help save a great deal of time of role because obviously you then on Leigh, read books that are helpful and of way, the ones that are not often you will not. It needs to qualify a book, but if you are researching or starting, we're learning it will prove useful. Qualifying a book means ascertaining whether the book will allow you to complete your purpose for ready. It involves discovering whoever book contains what you're looking for before even reading it. An example off on overall reading purpose is research and find reasons. Wine Apollon just lost the battle off Waterloo for this purpose. You can say that a book will be useful if it contains information about the reason it's not . Poland lost the Battle of Waterloo. If you pick up a book and can tell it won't fulfil this criteria than off course, you can put it aside And not really. This can save you a tremendous amount of time as you don't waste time reading the wrong books. Consider also that qualifying a book based on quality is important. Why don't try to read the best books you can read? Look at reviews and critical opinions from hours to do this. Working with technology, um, makes this easier. You can search for critics online or simply look at reviews on the Amazon website. Were good rates to reveal the quality off a book previewing on essential preliminary reading technique and how to qualify a ball. The process off reviewing is the best way to qualify a book and see whether it is worth reading or not. It's also a valuable reading technique in itself and can be considered as another non reading speed reading technique. Essentially previewing is a technique that addresses the highest value areas of a book to preview book. Read this list slowly, normally and ideally whilst taking notes. If you're doing this to qualify a book, stop reading or previewing as soon as you realize the book won't be off, Help to you. Then begin the hunt for another book that might to preview reading order title of the book . The blurb on the back contents page. Any details just inside the covers? Details that pertain to content, not eyes bien etcetera. Introduction to the book conclusion to the book Introduction to each chapter conclusion to each chapter smaller secondary headings, books and underlined ideas going through the entire least would be a very thorough and exhaustive review. Performing the 1st 6 would be sufficient for most purposes. The prevent process alone will sometimes provide enough information to complete your purpose for reading when only a few ideas or basic comprehension is needed. The limited but strong summarizing nature off reviewing is often enough. Side note. I used the phrase high value to mean parts of the text that have the most top down explanations. These are sections that explain the wider ideas, know the details. However, if your purpose is to find specific pieces of information, it is, of course, going to be this parts of the text that our highest value next set a clear book specific purpose. Once you have established that the book qualifies to be read, it is helpful to set a specific purpose for the book. A clear purpose for the book itself allows you to qualify passages off taxed as you're reading. You can dance, keep the unimportant parts votes that won't give you what you want. Setting a poor parts for your overall reading allows you to skip on helpful books. And similarly, setting a book specific purpose enables you to skip on helpful parts off the packs. The clear and more specific the goal is the batter. Specific goals will make it easier to ascertain which parts of the text are helpful and which are not. As you read, if a girl doesn't the land itself to specificity, it can help to manipulate it so that it is more specific. An example of doing this might be beginning with the book purpose. Find out wine Apollon lost the Battle of Waterloo and then altering it into something clear , such as find the three most significant reasons that Napoleon lost the battle off Waterloo with a specific goal for eating in place. You can filter through the text and see what is extraneous and what is useful more easily. Setting a purpose for each chapter is a further extension off this principle, but the start of each chapter Ask yourself this question. What I want from this chapter were what we want to find inside this chapter. As you're reading. You can then see more clearly what material is extremists and what can we skip upon finishing the chapter, Take the time to determine whether or not you found the necessary information. By integrating the techniques we have learned so far, you can create an example modest er breeding strategy that looks like this set purpose for reading qualify by previewing said Purpose for the book Speed read and skipping the unimportant. Another point is this high value text is often at the start, and at the end you may have noticed that previewing often concentrates on the start and end of sections. This is because it is here that the high value areas normally are introduction and conclusion off. Any length off writing will have the highest value density as it is here that the main point and the most important evidence are summarized together. Typically, text longer than a Santis adheres to the following format. Introduction stays the main point and central idea body a serious of points that give evidence explanation. Elaboration off the main point Conclusion three in faces of the main points stated in the introduction that this type together with the ideas developed in the body ah handed mnemonic for remembering this can be one plus two equal three. What is stated in the intro one and body to is even brought together in the conclusion of three has one plus two equals three. This format is true for paragraphs, chapters and the whole book. All will have an introduction, a body and a conclusion To get the comprehension you need at the fastest speed focused on the start and and off each paragraph and chapter doing so will mean you read the essential high value areas off the taxed first, to what extent you focus on the start and the end of sections will depend on how much detail you need in order to meet your purpose for reading often just the start and conclusion off a book or chapter will get you enough information. Rarely will your purpose dictate that you need to focus on the body of each paragraph to improve your awareness of where the high value areas are in a text. Daychopan and underline or highlight these areas. Remember focus on the start and end high value sign points. Transition words as well as taking into account the form of tax intra body Conclusion one plus two equals three. Find high value areas. You can also focus on higher value. Santis is we feel a taxed being able to pick out and focus on these can a fervor boost your overall speed, comprehension and retention? This high value phrases are often preceded by transition words. Recognizing this words and then slowing down to give more attention to what follows will meant that you read still more effectively. Here are some examples consequently, therefore, because importantly for more when you see words such as this, it will usually be assigned that what follows will be of higher value. Taking notes on a lying or simply slowing down your reading speed may improve your comprehension of these high value ideas. Next point varying speeds when intelligently applying multiple reading techniques and speed reading, it is best practice to frequently out of your reading speed, varying the speed at which you read is an accent way to make sure you give more time to the areas of higher value, slower reading and especially some vocalizing. Each word will give a small live to comprehension. This is not just applicable for different text, but also within the same text as ring reading. Speed for Out book Missed that. You will drop in and out off speed reading modes in order to match the value or difficulty off each section. Your words per minute reading speed will therefore fluctuate up and down toe a line with what you're reading over. I'm suggesting slowing down for higher value areas. I'm not suggesting that speed reading doesn't cater for good comprehension. It does civilization and slow reading simply ensure better comprehension. Similarly, even greater comprehension can be attained if we actually speak aloud when reading. Do you ever find yourself reading something aloud when you really don't get it? However, we do not usually need the comprehension that comes with sub vocalization, and Sarah Doing needs to say a word or phrase allows to understand it. To clarify it is practical to speed read and not Suffolk allies most of the time, because the tax is usually not sufficiently valuable or difficult when it does become more valuable and were difficult. Civilization or reading aloud provides the needed boost, incomprehension and the last, deeper to compassion. Read the majority of nonfiction the same way you read a newspaper. Newspapers are an exceptionally good source for reading quickly. This is because the layout off a newspaper and the way it is written, is designed to be as easy as possible to find and read the high value sections. Newspaper articles are written so that the most important ideas are laid out. First details are event incrementally added. This is less true for features and opinion pieces. This means that you can read news articles from the start, but stop at the point at which you feel you have enough detail. If the first paragraph explains the main point and that is all you need, you can stop there Often. The first paragraph alone will offer enough information now if you don't currently practice this reading techniques were reading newspapers, for example, focusing on high value gathering speed, multiple readings, etcetera. Consider beginning here as newspapers are an easy place to start speed reading. Consider also how it may be helpful to treat the majority off nonfiction as if it were a newspaper read on Lee what you want or need to and stop when you get enough information. 25. Active Reading: KEY POINTS: all right, Where? At the end of the active reading mogul, Here's what you've learned so far. The whole idea off spiriting isn't just to read fast speed reading trains you to cigarette out immediately went to speed up and slow down. If speed reading works on increasing your speed, active reading works on increasing your comprehension level. Active reading enables you to cover it, reading from a passive activity into one where you are fully involved and can center on significant aspects to remember them more precisely later on and understand them or Furley at the moment. So for the next two weeks, here is the five step exercise to connecting with a challenging tax book. You have to learn Phase one. Read face to read with highlighting. This involves every reading face free. Read with paraphrasing into a notebook face for fair phrase with picture and face five birr phrase with pictures and research. How to do it? Take a tax book you want to study. I like a lot. The damaged Siris, for example, Accounting for Dummies, Art History for Dummies, Yoga for damages and so on. But Thomas Siri's is just example. It can be any basic tax book you have in your library or recon borough from a local library . Remember, we're just practicing, and you really don't have to buy anything. Check what you have in a library. Were birth some interesting tax book from your local library Duration off this exercise? Do the five step exercise 2 to 3 times per week for 50 minutes off deep practice revote. Any interruptions? Continue doing it for the next two weeks. Now, once you finish this exercise next, you'll implement the concept off his realization while learning. This is done simply by adding sound movement and other sensations to the ideas you are trying to learn when learning your pictures don't need to be perfect. You want many images, not just one or two, which might have flaws. There are three steps to better visualizations. Phase one paper pictures. If you find it difficult to think of abstract ideas in your head, ride it out. How to proceed in your note, but draw simple ideas about the subject toe. Help visualize it. Those pictures don't need to be perfect. Just try to understand them. That's it. Picture creation is a powerful learning method, sometimes superior to simple no taking face to mental images. The next phase is toe work on creating images in your head. Compared to phase one, the only advantage forming mental images has is time. It takes much time to draw an idea on a piece of paper than to visualize it on their hand, because the main benefit is time. This doesn't mean drawing pictures is wrong. Phase three Mantle movies. The next step is to add sound collar motion and other sensations into your mental image. An image doesn't usually come all at once. Start withdrawing the picture on a piece of paper, then transforming it into a mental image and then create a mental movie with it. Each face makes the picture more interesting and vivid. How to do it for the next two weeks? Commit to creating to visualizations every day. If you're having difficulty reaching Stage three, you may want to commit on Lee to stage one or two visualizations for the first week. Once again, talk is cheap. Action is what matters. If you want to possess genius level visualizing powers, you need to practice 26. Final Thoughts: Congratulations on completing this course on skyrocketing your speed reading. Now you have a complete guide to increasing your earning speed by 300%. Using speed reading techniques, reading comprehension techniques and accelerated learning strategies. Use the information inside this course to break old habits that may be slowing you down and develop strategies for increased comprehension. In last time at the end, you will have a clear blueprint that will help you simplify. You were workload and running process by improving all four off its key elements. Speed, focus, comprehension and retention. Also, one more thing. I've added some special bonuses, and resource is in the latter immediately following this lecture. So be sure to check votes out. Thank you for taking my course, and I look forward to seeing you in my other courses soon. 27. BONUS: How to implement bulletproof Habits!: hi and welcome to my alternate guide to creating good habits. This course will help you establish solid habits both in life and work. Once you are finished with this course, you will be able to establish health habits like eating healthier, exercising frequently or doing daily meditation. Practice work habits like working on your most important projects. Beaching new clients or writing and habits for unpleasant tasks like cleaning your apartment, doing the paperwork for your business or answering emails consistently. I'm pretty sure you already have many habits in your life that you're doing automatically like brushing your teeth were looking the apartment door while living were putting on shoes when going out of the apartment. When you think about it, since you do these things automatically, they don't really think that much willpower and energy from you. On the other hand, you need a lot off willpower and energy for tasks that you don't do automatically yet, especially if they're not blessed for you. Inside this course, I will show you how to achieve consistent progress in life by automating some off your behavior's in creating habits that actually stick. But before we jump into the strategies and tactics for doing that, we're going to start with our first lesson. What is the relationship between habits and goals? Should you focus more on goals or on habits? See you in the next lesson. 28. Goals or Habits?: I think that girls are a great thing to have together with a clear vision, because they help you identify the direction that you want to move in your life. If you don't have a clear direction in life, you will probably make it somewhere. But you almost definitely will not make it where you want to go and become really successful at something. If you're constantly focused on large, goes like having a bodybuilder body were building a $1,000,000 business were running hard marathon. It might just happen that you will do more dreaming than taking action because these girls are so far away. So instead of focusing on goals, you'll get better results by focusing on the process. Instead, instead of focusing on building a seven figure business, focus on becoming the person who is capable of building a $1,000,000 business by changing your habits. You can do this in a very simple way by asking yourself the following question. If I want to reach my goals, what are the activities? But I need to be doing on a consistent basis, right? The answer to this question down on paper and save it as you'll need it later on. In this guide, let's have some examples growing a business requires working on the client work X hours the day thinking about strategy and optimizing your business model X hours a week focusing out to acts new potential clients a week Were writing a book requires writing X amount of words every day. Were getting a six pack Requires eating in line with the nutrition plan Doing stretching exercises. Why type a week doing cardio exercises? Acts times a week? Of course, I'm pretty sure this examples are oversimplified, but you get the point in case you are still not able to determine which habits you need to adopt in order to reach a certain goal, even after asking yourself the previous question and looking at votes. Examples here is why to Kendall, find a person who has already achieved a goal that you want to achieve. Analyze them, were even better. Talk to them in person. Ask them whatever day looks like. And what are the things that we're doing consistently, but allow them to reach the goal that you want a rich. Once you do that, you will most likely be able to identify some of the habits that you don't have a right out , and when you identify this habits, you should adopt them and keep doing and doing them until you get the results you want to get. 29. Mistake no 1: the number one mistake not being specific enough. The first mistake that people tend to make when it comes to have its is not being specific enough. I've seen this issue with a sawn off people in my past when I ask them which habits they want to implement in their lives, very responses usually were safing along with lies. I want to eat healthier. I want to exercise more. I want to be more productive in the mornings, whereas vote ideas might sound completely reasonable since they are so vague, it's extremely hard to matter, Van. And since they are hard to measure, it's also hard to say if you are progressing towards them or not. And what happens when you don't see any progress? You quit instead offsetting vag habits. You can try going ultra specific about the habits Vatican implement that will help you get closer to your goals. What do I mean by specific habits? Let's have these three examples. I want to eat at least three pieces off fruit every day, each working day at 6 a.m. I want to go out for a 15 minute running after I finished my breakfast on Saturday and Sunday. I want right 700 words off my book. Once you reframe the habits and make them far more specific, it's easier to measure your progress. Determine if you're doing good or bad, and also to identify the areas for improvement. Here is my task for you. Write down one habit that you want to form and be very specific. If you're not sure how to do that exactly. Here are a couple of questions to get started. How many times a week? So I want to do this habit. On which days do I want to do this habit? But what time do I want to do this habit? For How long do I want to be doing this habit? Is there any other measurable metric that will determine if I completed the habit for the day, for example, the number off words written No, please to this exercise. Thank you very much. 30. Mistake no 2: Very often we rely on pure will power. You have probably heard yourself something like this countless times this year will really buckle down and start working harder. You said that he would try harder and put in more effort. But how long did that last? A week. A day? A couple of hours. For a long time, I personally relied on willpower and motivation to reach my goals and form new habits. But the problem with votes is that willpower it's limited, and motivation is changing very often. That is why sometimes it's very easy for you to put in a town off work. But other times it's hard to even get off the couch and get started. And this is why you are constantly struggling with issues like having no motivation to work . You also can't get yourself to start exercising it healthy and clean your apartment consistently. Whenever you try to change your behavior. It always ends in the same way he eventually gets stuck and quit. Instead of relying on Lee on willpower, the successful entrepreneurs and executives rely on systems they have systems set up, but allow them to consistently put in the work to grow their business were excel at their work out of their job. They also have systems set up that helped them get the unpleasant tasks like cleaning the apartment. Were cleaning the dishes at home. In this lesson, I will show you a simple system that you can use to form any new habit. It's called Set the Stage. To think what you need to do is follow these five steps. First, select a specific habit that you want for. We've already covered this part in the previous lesson. Second, identify the free most common barriers that might break your habit for to develop one solution for each off these barriers for fasting. This solutions to see which of them are working and which aren't and the last step replace the solutions that aren't working until you find ones that work for you. Okay, that was this lesson. Please do this. Set the stage technique and if you have any questions, please open a discussion. Thank you very much. 31. Mistake no 3: The first mistake that you can make is to try to form habits alone without anyone holding you accountable. I've heard something like this many times. I'm sure I can feel all office out on my own. I don't need any help with it. And more often than not, I've seen the people who have said this stagnate in the future and break their habits. And more often than not, I've seen that the people who have service stagnate in the future and break their habits. Why? Because there is nobody there to hold them accountable. There is no one to help them out when they're stuck, and there is no one to give them another point of view that might help them get unstuck. I've experienced the same thing myself in the past. More specifically, when I redesigned my exercising habit in the past, I used to exercise together with my friends, and I would always look forward toa hanging out with them. So the habit was very easy to stick to, even when the times go stuff in other areas off my life. However, when I began to exercise alone at home, I realized that my habit became way harder to keep up when I got stuck. There are two ways in which you can prevent this from happening to you. The first thing you can do is to find someone to do the habit together with you. This can mean playing football with your friends running with your girlfriend were working in on office together with your business farmer. Just having someone who can care about next to you will make it easier for you to actually stick with the habit when times get tough because you will not want to disappoint Van. I do, however, realize that you will want to sometimes do the habits on your own like exercise at home or write a book. Because this might be more convenient for you. We'll allow you to avoid distractions. In that case, you can still get the accountability that you need to keep your habits going from another person like, for example, an accountability partner were an accountability group. To help me with my exercise habits, I've joined a very strict fitness accountability group that has weekly check ins. If you fail at your habits for two weeks narrow, you get kicked out off the group for a few weeks. Since I've joined this group a couple of months, I managed to keep my exercise going every single week, regardless off how I was doing in other areas of my life. Of course, you don't need to do something as radical as joining a student group like that. You could just find another person who has similar goals venue and do, for example, a Skype call with them once a week, where you can hold each other accountable for sticking with your habits during this cause. You can revere habits together, and also it rate through different solutions. Using this systems technique with talked previously, I'd like to point out one last thing. When you talk about accountability, vote from my experience. Accountability works past when you're meeting with a person or a group of people that you already have an existing relationship with. When you have an existing relationship with someone who believed in you, you will not want to disappoint them. You will not want to look like a failure in their eyes. That's where the true accountability comes from in my experience. For that reason, the accountability doesn't work so well. If you just joined a group basketball practice where you don't know anyone yet. We're joining on an accountability group of friend and people. On the other hand, if in that group there are a couple of people with whom you have an existing relationship and you think highly off them, then you cannot just afford to slack in front of them. Now, I hope this lesson my excess. If you have any questions, please open a discussion. Thank you very much. 32. Bring fun to your habits: Now you know we chart the most common mistakes that you should avoid while trying to form new habits. But I don't want you to stop there, so I want to give you more techniques and insights that will allow you to really bulletproof your habits. One thing that I've realized about half a year ago is that it's extremely hard to form a habit that you don't enjoy doing. That is why it was hard for you to study for a subject they do didn't like when you were a university. That's why it's hard for you to do the paperwork for your basis when you enjoy doing client work way more. And that is why it's hard for you to clean your apartment and wash the dishes consistently . Let's look at a couple of solutions for this problem. In order to steal, reach or goes, you can Ivor outsource the work switch. The habit were make the habit more exciting. Some habits that you hate can probably be outsourced like, for example, washing the dishes or doing the paperwork for your business, which can at least to some extent be outsourced by getting a housemaid, were an assistant But of course, we're also some habits that you just cannot outs. Worse if your goal is to get a six pack, for example, you have many different nutrition plans. Vatican follow as well as many different ways in which you can exercise. So if you find out that you don't enjoy jogging on your own so much, you can usually go and play basketball with your friends, which will help you get similar results. If you find it painful to calculate calories, were to strictly follow a nutrition plan from morning to evening all the time. You can explore our options like trying out the Palo diet, which can also get a good results. If there is a possibility for you to switch a habit toe are more exciting, one that will get you the same results. You should definitely do that, however. Sometimes you just will not be able to do this. Sometimes you will not be able to afford to outsource the habits, and you will not really be able to switch the habits. In that case, you should focus on making the habit themselves more exciting. You can do this by asking yourself this question. What can you do to make this habit more exciting by doing it differently? Let's look at a practical example, like starting for university example to find boring. Here are a couple of things you can do to make this habit more exciting. First you can get together and study with a group of friends were to enjoy hanging out with . Second, you can try exploring different starting techniques like using metaphors, work visualizations and fert. You can google the concept of it. You need to learn and find how they're used in real life and then starting an exciting project where you will be able to use those concepts in action. I hope you understood how to bring the fun into the habits. Think at this question. What can you do to make this habit more exciting by doing it differently? I'm pretty sure you are a creative person, so if you have any questions, please open a discussion inside this course. If not, let's move on to the next lesson. Thank you very much. 33. Remember your habits: how to remember your habits. One of the best ways off remembering habits is to create specific triggers for your habits . These figures can ivor bit existent habits or visual triggers. Existing habits are great because they will happen every day, and you can simply connect the new habit before, during or after the old habit. On the other hand, with some habits, you might want to use visual triggers in order to remember to do them examples off existing habits. After breakfast, write 500 words off a book After waking up, Go for running after the power nap, Clean the dishes now. Here are some examples off visual figures Placing running shoes and clothes next to your bed were placing a bowl of fruits on your desk for preparing project materials for the next day on your Worth desk before leaving toe work. Now, when you should do your habits, does it matter if you do a habit in the morning or in the evening? I think it does. And here is why we as humans have limited willpower and energy levels. Think about it. If you are tired and burned out off work, how likely is it that you will actually continue a habit instead of ignoring willpower and energy levels. Why don't you give yourself the best chance is off success by strategically positioning the habits At times when you have the most energy and willpower, you can drastically increase the percentage off times you managed to do. A habit as a rule fund during the habits earlier in the day, instead of waiting for the last second in the evening will be a good think. In fact, by doing sound the habits as a part off your morning routine, you can actually build your momentum to get even more work done after you are done with your habits. 34. Increase your success: Another thing that you can do to increase your chances off success is to decrease the amount of willpower and energy necessary to start an activity. For example, it will be much easier to get started with working on your most important work project in the morning if you prepare all project materials the evening before. Another example would be packing your clothes into the gym bag a day before, so that you can just take the bag and go when you need to go there. In general, the fewer the things that you need to do in order to get something started, the more likely you are to succeed, period. Now, how many habits should you form at once? Should you just try to create one habit that once, Where can you do more, and how long does it take to form a habit? Personally, I don't think that there is a definite answer to that question that will work for everyone . Why? Because I believe that creating new habits is a skill that you can get better at. That means that in the beginning it might take you longer to form new habits and wants to get better at doing it, you conform of them faster. On top of that, it also depends how big the habits that you are trying to build our writing for an hour. Each warning will take you far more willpower than building a small habit, like washing your teeth, because it requires more energy and willpower. In the end, it all comes down to testing and seeing how you are doing. By following this course, you should be able to add a new habit to your life every 1 to 2 weeks. However, you should always keep in mind that you will struggle with some habits. More van with offers. With some, you'll implement them quite fast, and with others, it might take you weeks before you make them work for you. A general guideline Vatican use is to start a new habit once you have successfully maintained the last added habit for seven days. Now how big the habits be should you create very small habits? Were can you create bigger wants right off the bat? I think there are different points of view on this topic out there, but I personally found it. The most effective is to start small with habits between 5 to 15 minutes long. Once you have successfully completed the small habit for a week, you can work on gradually increasing it by 10% each week and seeing how you are progressing with habits that are longer like playing basketball. We're going to the gym. You can start bigger, but in that case you shouldn't do the habits every day, since that will likely lead into burnout because off low energy levels.