Actually, it’s more than 5 hours.
Neilson has reported that in 2016, the average American watched over 5 hours of TV per day.
Now multiply that by the ~300 million people in the country.
That’s 1.5 billion man/hrs that could have been spent doing something useful.
We could build cities, discover cures, or even just get 6 pack abs.
Maybe it’s not TV for you–so what is it?
What is the thing that’s so hard to give up? The thing you think you need to relax, unwind, unplug?
What would happen if someone took it away? Would you die a slow and painful death?
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Since we’re moving from TV to our smart devices . . .
Unlock your smartphone and check your battery settings.
On an iPhone: Settings > Battery
Then check how much power you’ve used (or screentime you’ve logged) in the last 24 hours and in the last week. The results may surprise you.
Try deleting one app from your phone for a week. Just one week.
If you don’t explode, maybe you might have the time to think about the life you really want to be living.