While costly, this is by far the simplest solution. E-book media can generate enough light for you to read, but be dim enough for your wife to not be disturbed. This also allows you to control where light goes(you can turn screen back from her), as well as read book without generating too much noise(touch screen is silent, paper isn't).
Have you tried ginger? It's something that actually helps with my motion sickness.
Ginger supplements or ginger candy, taken 30-60 minutes before the daily trip could do wonders. And it's actually Mythbusters tested and approved (Small sample size, so YMMV).
I have stumbled upon this issue myself. I think a book light will suite your purposes. It's a small LED lamp that you clip onto your book and in most cases can be adjusted so that it points to the pages of the book without lighting up the whole room.
I found this Lifehacker article with a good answer.
Pinhole Reading Glasses
Put your index finger, middle finger, and thumb into a circle and leave a small hole in the middle (the three fingers of the same hand allow a tiny triangular opening which is held less than one inch from the eye). Bring the hole to your eye and look through.
How this works
You can convert your book to a PDF in about as much time as it will take you to read it through, maybe a bit longer.
You will need a sheet of glass to hold the book, spread open, facing downward.
Photograph the book through a sheet of glass to keep the spread pages flat. The glass becomes the subject image plane.
Your camera will face toward the open book ...
Use a headlamp.
Many headlamps come with dim light and red light settings, which you can use to make the light less bothersome for your wife.
[Note: I am not recommending this specific product, just using this one as an example.]
You won't be able to avoid it, I'm afraid - in sensitive people, it's caused by a mismatch in the information the brain receives - the movement causes messages to be sent from your ears and certain receptors in the neck to your brain that you're moving, but the eyes are sending an opposing message, that is, you're not moving. And in some people, that causes ...
I Googled "zero correction glasses" and got https://www.bleudame.com/clear-glasses as the first hit. These do appear to be zero correction glasses intended to be stylish. There are a wide variety of styles available.
Perhaps you could also search for glasses at websites that provide movie props.
Here's what I did recently:
Photograph every page individually in the sunshine with a digital
camera/ smart phone. Make sure there are no shadows on the page, and
hold them as flat as possible with your finger. Photograph the pages from the first page to the last page
Copy all the jpg files from the digital camera to a single directory on a computer.
The SleepCurtain was designed to solve this exact problem: it enables a partner to read an electronic device (or book) while blocking the light from interfering with the sleep of their partner, and goes back in storage with a simple movement without leaving your bed.
The product is simple, easy to assemble and set-up, and highly effective.
As an alternative to the above suggestions, which seem to focus mainly on reducing the amount of light being cast into the room, have you considered trying any of the following;
Try an audio book. Many novels are available in an audio format and if you get some decent in-ear headphones, there should be no noise in the room.
Try reading downstairs before ...
The e-book reader is already mentioned, as are the mini head/clip-on lamps.
But I don't think anyone's suggested reading on your smartphone if you have one. There are plenty of ebook reading apps you can get on your phone; some even have the option of having white text on a black background.
One thing to note if you use your phone is that phones emit ...
If you utilize a reduced output lamp and that still isn't suitable to your wife then apply a yellow filter on your lamp. Ideally you want to eliminate any and all stray white light.
Alternatively rather than constructing a filter purchase a yellow output LED. Just ensure that the output is in and only in the yellow range.
This should significantly lower ...
I've encountered the same thing, and have noted this seems to be more prevalent in situations where 1) I am unfamiliar with the travel route and/or 2) there are lot's of twists and turns.
You have the advantage in that your commute to/from school will typically follow the same route each time. The key, I've found, is to first become familiar with the route:...
Motion sickness usually happens when look out the side window in a moving vehicle. It is caused by perceptual differences between the senses. If reading in a vehicle make sure that your focus is on the page and not your surroundings . This should minimize the effect.
Where you sit in the bus can make a big difference. But the optimal position depends on the person. Some people say to sit as close to the front as possible, but to always face forward, never to the side or backwards.
However, for me, I found that I get less motion sick while reading if I sit on one of the forward facing seats over one of the rear wheels.
It's a common occurrence when people lack compound vision and are less tolerable to ambiguity.
If you do have ocular differences try looking up "Anisometropia Ambliopia" this can be fixed with contacts as glasses are further and create discrepancies.
This is my idea as it only seems to be when your reading
, but your not alone I have the same );
You could take motion sickness pills if you want to get rid of the feeling completely, however I'm not sure if that would be your best choice if you are experiencing this problem every single day.
I have motion sickness as well. Usually standing up on the bus helps, make sure you don't ride bus on empty stomach. Another trick to reduce the sickness is to ...