Just last year, Netflix revealed that the world watched more than 140 million hours per day (that’s a little more one billion hours per week in case you were wondering).
And an average subscriber enjoyed atleast 50 minutes of Netflix a day.
Now shockingly, a Netflix user in India has checked into a mental health for being addicted to the streaming service. According to a report, unidentified 26-year-old watched more than seven hours a day has admitted he needs help.
Manoj Kumar Sharma, a clinical psychologist at the institute’s Service for Healthy Use of Technology (SHUT) told the Hindu that the man turned to Netflix to escape pressures from family to find a job, forgetting his problems and deriving “immense pleasure from it.”
The bingeing began first thing in the morning, leading to eye strain, fatigue and disturbed sleep, the newspaper reported. Treating his condition will involve five-minute breathing exercises every hour to relieve stress
Most people consider watching TV a good and relaxing habit, while at times it can turn into a habit.
Let us know your thoughts, how many hours do you spend on TV a day?