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Tune In to a Healthier You

Time to Turn Off Those TV's!


1/26/2016 10:15:50 AM

PUPPYBUG's SparkPage
It looks like the new website for TV Turn-Off Week is and this year, the week chosen is May 2-8.
12/1/2015 7:31:15 PM

CAT-IN-CJ's SparkPage
Tossed out the TV some 30 years ago . . . haven't missed it a bit.

So much more of life to experience . . . who needs a laugh track and a bunch of talking heads telling ya what to think?!

Get outside and live today!
9/29/2015 9:32:36 AM

We aren't great TV watchers, but I've noticed we've all switched to smaller screens instead. Phones, tablets and laptops. Crazy. Thanks for this reminder to get up and do something else instead.
11/12/2014 6:28:53 AM

MYAKAYAH's SparkPage
TV for the most part is off for me, its a giant ad or reality TV junk I have no interest in!
7/30/2014 7:26:56 AM

BLUEJAY1969's SparkPage
I'm more of a computer junkie! The TV is only on for about an hour a day but the PC is on constantly! I need to change that!
2/12/2013 11:14:44 AM

I did this 12 years ago and haven't turned on the TV since except to catch some breaking news. I need to adapt this for the computer though.
11/12/2012 10:06:12 PM

MISSLISA1973's SparkPage
My problem is more the computer than the TV. I do watch some TV, but I am in front of the computer almost constantly. It's so bad, I don't know what I would do without it... and not just at work, but even on my own time!
11/10/2012 7:49:55 PM TV for over 4 years, and we don't miss it a bit. I wouldn't have time to watch it if we did.
11/10/2012 1:44:06 PM

JPERRY423's SparkPage
I beginning to feel the same way about the computer, facebook, etc. In our house we call everything electronic (computer, tv, video games, etc.) "screen time" and we have to limit it. It's always amazing to me how I will sit down to watch one thing and get sucked into countless others. It's designed to do that, I suppose.
11/10/2012 1:42:37 PM

I have 3 TV's in my house, with no cable or antenna which = static. I can watch Netflix on one TV. Seldom is the television on. I probably watch 1 hour of TV a day on average. I don't have time for more. But there was a time in my life when I watched about 12 shows a week, and then some. Probably spent 4 hours in front of the TV a day.
11/10/2012 1:09:43 PM

CAT-IN-CJ's SparkPage
Ditto. Haven't had TV in more than 30 years.

People are amazed and ask questions like "what do you do?" to which we reply: talk to each other; take a walk, take a ride, read a book, and the list goes on.

We have a couple TVs which are hooked up to dvd players for music, exercise videos, etc.

Move it!!!
11/10/2012 10:05:28 AM

When I moved out of my parents, I didn't think twice about buying a TV. I feel like I'm wasting so much time just sitting on the couch, staring at a screen, watching the dumbest stuff. Also I don't like that I often find myself feeling like I HAVE to watch some TV series because "everyone" watches them. When my boyfriend moved in, He bought a TV but we only use it once a week to watch a movie.
10/3/2012 11:36:56 PM

BAMABEN's SparkPage
I was on my death bed watching tv. I gave it away, became bored and started to move around. If we can't turn the tube off, get rid of it! Our health is more important!
6/27/2012 7:32:53 AM

12/18/2011 11:41:35 AM

MRSJOCCO's SparkPage
TV is like everything else--it should be used wisely.

It is not an evil entity hungry to make you fat, stupid and lazy.

To say TV is bad is like saying reading is bad--it's sedentary, it's isolating, it's bad for your eyes, etc...

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