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Re: Best way to read? Laying down? Sitting Up?

Post by Camille Turner » 12 Mar 2018, 16:25

GabbiV wrote:
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Camille Turner wrote:
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Sitting in a comfy chair is my favorite. I especially love sitting outside in one of my porch chairs while I read.
I love reading outside! Especially during the summer on the beach! Or during a sunny day in the park!
It is truly the best!! You're so right — reading on the beach or in the park is heavenly! I am so lucky because I live in Colombia where there are no seasons so outside reading is always possible.

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Post by GabbiV » 12 Mar 2018, 16:44

Camille Turner wrote:
12 Mar 2018, 16:25
GabbiV wrote:
12 Mar 2018, 16:23
Camille Turner wrote:
12 Mar 2018, 15:57
Sitting in a comfy chair is my favorite. I especially love sitting outside in one of my porch chairs while I read.
I love reading outside! Especially during the summer on the beach! Or during a sunny day in the park!
It is truly the best!! You're so right — reading on the beach or in the park is heavenly! I am so lucky because I live in Colombia where there are no seasons so outside reading is always possible.
Ah that's great, I'm jealous! I live in New York, so I'm cooped up inside for the winter, but I do get to cuddle up with the fire going.

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Post by Camille Turner » 13 Mar 2018, 13:13

GabbiV wrote:
12 Mar 2018, 16:44
Camille Turner wrote:
12 Mar 2018, 16:25
GabbiV wrote:
12 Mar 2018, 16:23


I love reading outside! Especially during the summer on the beach! Or during a sunny day in the park!
It is truly the best!! You're so right — reading on the beach or in the park is heavenly! I am so lucky because I live in Colombia where there are no seasons so outside reading is always possible.
Ah that's great, I'm jealous! I live in New York, so I'm cooped up inside for the winter, but I do get to cuddle up with the fire going.
A book, warm fire and hot tea is perfect too!

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Post by Troncal2 » 13 Mar 2018, 13:37

I prefer to read sitting up on my couch or outside if the weather is nice. Reading is a great way to pass the time at a doctors office or car line also.

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Post by seymmarc » 19 Mar 2018, 12:34

My most favourite position to read in is in bed with a pillow behind my back, a pillow under my knees, and a pillow in my lap to prop the book up on. I've found I can read for hours in that position!

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Post by Shrabastee » 09 May 2018, 00:20

I never used to have any issue with my reading posture. I read in pretty much all the postures possible- sitting, lying down, standing, walking-anything. As long as I feel well-rested, my posture does not affect my reading, provided my co-passengers in the public bus are not jostling too much or the road I am walking down does not have too much traffic.

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Post by nikkyteewhy » 09 May 2018, 06:37

For me its half lying down. Sitting up hurts my spine and I don't enjoy reading novels at my reading table. Those are strictly for school books.

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Post by KRay93 » 11 May 2018, 12:57

I usually read sitting up on my couch or in my bed. I need to be still and in an environment without too many loud sounds, although sometimes I can read with some background music. I find it almost impossible to read standing or walking.

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Post by Juliar252 » 24 Sep 2018, 19:08

Laying down in bed with a booklight or lying outside on a lawn chair.

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Post by HailKingEbi » 25 Sep 2018, 06:21

There's really no best way i guess. it's just what works for you at the time. Sometimes, you want to lay down, other times, you sit, it can go either ways.
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Post by Godfrey wanyonyi » 27 Sep 2018, 03:43

Sitting up

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Post by 1ditzyrn » 28 Sep 2018, 13:39

I typically like to curl up in the recliner with a blanket and read. I'll sometimes have a pillow that I prop on while in the recliner to make it a little easier on my neck.

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Post by ems2 » 28 Sep 2018, 15:37

I usually read sitting in my chair, but I have to share with my dogs. When I was young, I use to sit on the floor between my bed and the wall.

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Post by zarah_ » 08 Oct 2018, 20:09

For me, it depends. If it's a physical book copy, I'd be more comfortable sitting up. But if I'm going to read on my phone, I'd prefer to lie down. That way I could get as comfortable as I can.

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Post by ObsessedBookNerd » 08 Oct 2018, 23:38

I don't really have a problem with either because I can read pretty much anywhere. If you want to be laying down while reading without falling asleep then I suggest you get a hammock. It usually makes me nervous that I am going to fall out on my face so it keeps me alert so I suggest you see if it's the same with you.

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