Rahul is a software engineer based in bangalore, india.

this journal is his manifesto to help people tackle everyday hurdles and live better.

Making most of audiobooks

I started listening to audiobooks since they arrived on Google Play a few weeks ago.

I've read praises and tips on audiobooks on plenty of articles online. Tips on why you should listen to audiobooks at 1.2X or 1.5X for enhancing your information absorption rate.

Nevertheless, after buying my first audiobook, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, I gave it a shot.

I haven't finished the book yet but there's one thing that I've noticed about audiobooks.

To get the most out of them, you need to have a solid focus.

When you're listening to an audiobook, regardless of the speed, you need to divert all your attention to what the narrator is saying. Otherwise, it's very easy to lose track and skip out on the content.

Therefore, if you're going for audiobooks, learn to focus first. Only then you can get the most out of them. Otherwise, it'll be like listening to a rap song.

Focus, deeply.

An audiobook is not a song, it's useful information read to you for your convenience. Be more attentive to them.

Occam's razor

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