Five ways to improve your reading time this winter

A reading light is just one of the ways to improve your reading time during these winter months. The nights will soon be dark and dismal so it’s all about getting that great setup ready to lose yourself in a thrilling book and forgetting about what’s taking place outside.

1. The right light

The right light makes all the difference when reading. Get the choice of light correct and the strain-free page turns become enjoyable to your eyes. A Serious Light is the way forward. With its bespoke Daylight Wavelength Technology™, you are in for a treat every time you sit down to read. With three different ranges and lots of models, styles and variations to choose from, the customisation is at your fingertips. A serious light also comes with a great colour temperature and brightness.

This is the ideal lighting to allow colour and detail to reach our eyes in high definition. Beam spread is also a huge factor. A great light has a good beam spread to ensure your eyes don’t keep passing from light to dark, with this cycle repeating and causing tiredness to the eye. Lastly, a light needs to have a flexibility element to it, making the light beam easily adjustable and causing less strain to the eyes.

With Lights starting from £149.99 and a free compact light with every order, your perfect reading companion could be a phone call, or a few clicks away. All you need is the book and some free time.

2. Ambience

Ambience is key in setting your mood. Matching your mood to the environment happens subconsciously without us knowing about it. It is, therefore, important to create a relaxed and calming environment so you can concentrate on imagining that latest thriller in your hands. A relaxed environment also has a destressing benefit, meaning you can simply unwind from a stressful day whilst doing something you love. Reading.

3. LEVO’s 

If you enjoy reading without a LEVO, then you’ll really enjoy reading with a LEVO. The LEVO Floor Standing Book Holder offers 6 unique movements to perfectly place your book in the most comfortable, ergonomic reading position. Whether reclining in your favourite chair or lying in bed cosied up with your favourite novel, the LEVO Book Holder will remove the stress of arched necks and fatigued hands. It’s quick and simple to adjust, and no tools are required.

4. Chair with Comfort and posture

We spend a lot of our life sat down, and for good reason. A good sit down has the ability to refresh and relax you when needed. However, a recent study by Harvard Medical School has found, poor posture is often caused by modern-day habits. One of the leading causes is slouching on a sofa rather than a comfortable upright chair.  A chair should always be judged on its comfort factor, regardless of design. If you don’t feel comfy in a chair you simply get up and move, so when reading, you need to factor in comfort to the equation. The right chair choice could help avoid a weakening of the back muscles.

5. The right book

This is your decision. This is ultimately what will make or break the experience. Look for a book that matches your interests. Look for a book that you genuinely feel intrigued by. Look for a book that captures your imagination and sets it wild. Your newest literature revelation could be waiting just around the corner from you at a local bookshop or could even be just a few clicks away on websites like Only you can truly decide what your next imaginary adventure will be.

Special Offer for Silversurfers – free compact light with every order

The Compact Light punches out an intense and cool white light, pre-fitted with a mains voltage LED bulb designed to last for several years under normal use.

Key Features

  • Lightweight and portable
  • Ultra-Energy efficient – 5W
  • 1-year warranty

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