4 reasons to avoid watching TV after work

Hana Kobayashi
3 min readApr 4, 2021

Watching TV or digital contents such as Netflix after work is comforting for a lot of us.

Statistics show average Australians (above 14+) watch TV for 18 hours a week. It means many spend 2 hours + per day on watching TV.

Australian Bureau Statistics shows 2–4 year olds spent almost one and a half hours (83 minutes) per day in the sedentary activities. This includes watching TV and playing playing electronic games.

Many of my friends and colleagues are simply surprised when I tell them I don’t watch TV or any digital contents during the week.

This wasn’t actually my intention not to watch a TV or digital contents. In fact, I actually own a TV and have functional internet. It happened when I moved to a new place and TV needed a new adapter. I got busy with my life and I finally got used to not watching TV.

I actually built new habits by not watching TV. It definitely increased my productivity.

  1. You will have the time to build good habits

You will be surprised how much time you will have by not watching TV. You will have a chance to form new habits.

Habits are the compound interest of self-improvement – Atomic…



Hana Kobayashi

Migrated to Australia. Passionate about financial independence, psychology, career and relationship.