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Tune In to a Healthier You

Time to Turn Off Those TV's!


11/10/2017 7:38:18 AM

SKIMBRO's SparkPage
Good article.
11/8/2017 3:47:23 PM

2BDYNAMIC's SparkPage
I agree the TV be a huge time waster.
( I have a few things I like to watch but I tell myself only if a quality exercise was done first and all my ducks are in a row!)
9/29/2017 3:57:41 PM

My biggest couch-potato draw? A good book! Once I've got my nose in a book, a bomb could go off, and I wouldn't wrest my attention away from it! Housework? Nah; do it later! Horseback riding? Whom are you kidding?? WORKOUT??! HAH!
8/15/2017 10:47:30 AM

Right . 😂😂 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
8/2/2017 7:07:22 AM

MSLOUIE3's SparkPage
TV is not the problem, self-discipline is. Exercise during commercials.
7/31/2017 7:41:17 AM

REDROBIN47's SparkPage
This is something I need to work on
7/29/2017 7:29:10 PM

I have given up TV for 2 weeks now, and I'm incredibly surprised at how much better life is. I used to come how from work, and sit in front of the TV. And, I didn't really enjoy what i was watching. I've had a great day today, without the TV, and I hope that I can keep it going. Today, actually felt like I was on a vacation some place, where I wouldn't have watched TV anyways.
7/21/2017 11:54:58 AM

What I REALLY hate? When people have the TV on and don't even watch it, but spend their time texting on their stupidphones instead!
7/21/2017 11:52:31 AM

I did not grow up with television. As an adult, I had a small one that I kept in a closet; I would roll it out for specific events (such as election coverage), but preferred to read books. Then I got married, and unfortunately adopted some of my husband's TV habits -- including eating meals in front of it. (I did at least manage to limit the household to ONE TV in the living room and another in his "man cave;" absolutely NO TV in the bedroom!) I have since given up TV except for my two guilty pleasures: The Walking Dead and its spin-off, Fear The Walking Dead. I don't miss it at all!
7/13/2017 12:40:19 PM

1CRAZYDOG's SparkPage
Yes, definitely decreasing screen time has made my life much better.
6/17/2017 11:32:47 PM

JAMER123's SparkPage
Some very good ideas! Thanks
6/10/2017 11:45:49 AM

1CRAZYDOG's SparkPage
Watch FAR less TV than before. Just want to keep moving and . . . not much on anyhow!
4/16/2017 2:26:56 AM

MSLOUIE3's SparkPage
Have always been a TV watcher and I enjoy documentaries, PBS and dramas. Too much? Sometimes. I also use TV for background noise when I need to hyper focus. Probably won't do this challenge.
4/2/2017 12:45:52 PM

RDCAGAIN10's SparkPage
Unfortunatley we have made ourselves a depenant society. We teach our children this is how you live. I remember doing stuff when there was no devises. Now I have a large rear and miss the old days.
3/25/2017 7:21:41 PM

SHOAPIE's SparkPage
Too easy to zone out to.

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