Read more. Educate yourself, or just lose yourself in some fiction. You’ll save on electricity and miss cable TV much less. If you stick to going to the library, this is something you can literally do for free, too. I’d give serious thought to not having Netflix, Hulu or anything like that if I didn’t have kids. It’s usually just a waste of time and money. Plus, rather than watching TV before going to bed and subjecting yourself to the blue lights emitted from your TV, computer or tablet that can stimulate your brain and keep you awake, settling down with a book by candlelight is a much more relaxing, electricity-free way to unwind.