Do you take notes while reading a book? If yes, how do you take notes as it helps you better absorb information? When you do, which is your poison – a highlighter, pencil, or sticky notes? Times have changed and author’s have created gems to assist in our scribbling addiction: Book Journals! Let’s check out a few that will help with reading December’s book of the month.
If you’re anything like me, owning a book means I’ve written in that book. It’s my appreciation to it author. I write in the margins of books, underline and highlight. I use stars with a circle around it, double underlines for a particular sentences or use a pink highlighter for quotes; I also jot down pages numbers. And HELLO sticky notes! Ultimately, I’ve created a personal version of college cliff notes of every book I read. The library I’ve built is a book-wide cheat sheet to every story.
Here are a few upgrades to past noting habits:
While reading books, especially self-help books, do yourself a favor and grab a pen. Write them on post it note and place them throughout your house, or buy a journal. It’s a great way to remember the ‘encouragement’ you need.
Do you have any note taking tips or tricks? Share your thoughts in the comments!