Don’t resort to supplication like medication you use only when ill or when a catastrophe befalls.
O son of Aadam, by Allaah, if you were to read the Qur.aan [with understanding] and then believed in [what] it [contains], your sadness [at what comes to pass] in this world will be lengthened, and your fear [of Allaah] in this world will intensify, and your weeping in this world will increase.
Upon completing reading the [entire] Qur.aan, ‘Abdullaah ibn al-Mubaarak would [then] like supplicating whilst in prostration.
During the day in Ramadhaan, Muhammad ibn Ismaa’eel [al-Bukhaaree] would complete [reading] the Qur.aan every day…
Reference: Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa – Volume 10, Page 272 Regarding al-Ma.moon, it has been narrated that he completed the recitation of the Qur.aan thirty three times during Ramadhaan. Translator’s note: While from one angle this worship is something praiseworthy, it must be noted that adhering to the Sunnah takes precedence, as it has been authentically reported […]
Qataadah would complete [reading] the Qur.aan every seven days. And when Ramadhaan arrived, he would complete [reading the Qur.aan] every three days. And when the last ten [days and nights of Ramadhaan] arrived, he would complete [reading the Qur.aan] every night.
al-Aswad ibn Yazeed would complete [reading] the Qur.aan every two days during Ramadhaan, and he would sleep between maghrib and ‘ishaa. And in other than Ramadhaan, he would complete [reading] the Qur.aan every six days.