It’s time to kick my weekday TV/Netflix habit

I’ve been wanting to do this for some time, but I’m finally committing to no TV/Netflix during the week, except for my favorite PBS Newshour program :)

My nighttime routine for the past few years involved watching a few TV episodes on Netflix before going to bed. My favorite was The Office. I could blow through the full series and then gleefully press the Season 1, Episode 1 button, seemingly, into eternity. But no more!

I’m not quitting because it kept me up or disrupted my sleep.

The reason why I’m quitting is I really want that time back! The thought of how many hours I’ve spent watching and re-watching shows on Netflix is depressing. Sure, it can be a nice disconnection after a long day, but man will it invalidate hours of your life.

So here’s a few things I’m going to put in TVs place:

  • Playing my guitar
  • Listening to CBC Radio 2
  • Reading! Finally, I have such a list to get start on.
  • Lugnuts games
  • Walking

Help me stay true to this promise! If you can, wait a few months and then text, e-mail, or comment on this post to see if my TV is still dark on weekday nights. :)

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