Jump-Start Your Habit

Reading

Research shows that reading can sharpen our minds, boost our moods, and help us understand ourselves and others. And most important, it’s fun! Doing things you enjoy is important to having a happy life, yet it’s all too easy for fun to get pushed aside by other activities. If you want to read more but struggle to make time for it, consider these tools and strategies to help jump-start your reading routine.

Join the free 7-Day SMS challenge

Need help getting started with your resolution to read more consistently?

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to receive seven days of prompts to jump-start your resolution and build habits in the way that works for you, for free.

Reading SMS Challenge

Reading List—Download the free PDF worksheet

What’s on your reading list? Check off your list with this free printable PDF, and track your progress with ratings and notes for the books you’ve read. 

Reading PDF Jump-start

Meet your reading aims with the Happier app—try it for free

  • Take a photo of the book you’re reading each week with the Photo Log
  • Use Don’t Break the Chain and set a reminder to read each evening
  • Start a book club with Accountability Partners
  • Write brief reviews or record favorite lines with the One-Sentence Journal
  • Add up how many pages you’ve read with Track Your Total
Download the Happier app

Looking for something to read?

In Gretchen Rubin’s #1 bestseller The Happiness Project, she devotes a chapter to “Pursue a Passion”—which for her, meant doing more reading.

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