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I make myself 'earn' minutes to watch TV or play computer games by exercising. ie, to watch 30 minutes of TV, I need 30 minutes of activity. 'activity' includes household chores, so this gets me moving, limits how much junk I watch, and gives me a dual purpose for using the vacuum.
I started doing this after reading the Mayo Clinic Diet Book, so they get the credit for planting the seed of this.
Planning a family game night is a great way to relieve stress and spend some quality time with your family. One night a week, turn off the TV and the computers and play a game! You don't need to have kids to enjoy game night either!
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