TSA #12 – Stop watching one TV show

Feb 6, 2012 by

This weeks Truly Simple Action is very simple.  Just stop watching one TV show.

You don’t have to stop watching TV completely, although thats not a bad idea.  This week you only need to cut out one show.  Pick a show that you just don’t watch that much any more.  Pick a show that you have several episodes backlogged on your DVR and just stop watching it. Pick a show that you only watch when there is nothing on and that has no redeeming value and just stop watching it.

We just watch too much TV.  I know I go through phases where I watch too much and then I try to scale it back and do other things.

This method helps me do this in small steps.  Just pick one show.  It could be a great show that you really like but somehow haven’t been keeping up with.  That gives you a nice chance to say, obviously its not THAT important or I would be watching it.  So stop watching it.  Or just cut out any silly “reality” show on MTV/VH1/E etc.  And I put reality in quotes because you know it isn’t real.  Its not even close to being real.

So this week, your Truly Simple Action is to pick one show and stop watching it.  Quite an easy task really because its actually requiring you to do no work.

So take that extra time that you have and take a walk or read a book or go do something nice for someone else.

Ben…

TSA = Truly Simple Actions
The goal of the TSA project is to improve your life and help make this world a better place, one simple action at a time.  Take time this week to do this one simple thing.

Previous TSA’s:
TSA#1 - Buy a meal for someone who needs it
TSA#2 - Go do something fun
TSA#3 - Enough with the plastic bottles
TSA#4 - Learn something new
TSA#5 - Celebrate Christmas
TSA#6 - Start off the new year with a clean room
TSA#7 - Improve
TSA#8 – Tell someone you love them
TSA#9 – Adopt some grandparents
TSA#10 - Organize your life: Inbox edition
TSA#11 - Try a new local restaurant

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