your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're
-- Bob Marley
There was a time
when we were able to see the world perfectly. Unfortunately,
more than ever, we are using our eyes to stare at small type
and images on computer screens, televisions, and cell phones
- which leads to eye fatigue and limited vision. Near and farsightedness
are the result of varying-shaped eyeballs that cause light to
focus in front of or behind the retina. But diminished eyesight
does not have to be permanent. Daily relaxation of your eyes
can reshape our eyeballs and restore good vision.
of us are spending an average of 8-10 hours in front of computer
or TV, either for watching movies, playing games or doing personal
or professional work. Just like any activity, reading for several
hours puts tremendous pressure on our eyes and eye muscles.
Our eyes have to constantly focus and refocus while staring
at the computer monitor, and gradually we end up tired eyes
and vision problems. Relaxing your eyes is the first line of
defense against vision problems. So what should we do to relax
all know that we need to relax our eyes while working on the
computer but we either just don't care or we just don't know
how to take care of our eyes. This article gives five effective
and yet easy tips to relax your eyes and improve your eyesight.
One - Eyes Exercises.
a 5 minute break every hour and practice the following routine:
Massage your temples. Using your thumb knuckles, massage
your temples in small circles, 10 times in one direction and
10 in the other. Repeat the massage every 15 minutes to prevent
Blink your eyes every second.
Blinking is the best exercise for our eyes. It relaxes them
by providing moisture to the eyes and preventing your eyes
from drying. So blink your eyes 60 times.
Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them
against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times.
your eyes. Start by looking up and then slowly circle 10 times
clockwise and 10 times counterclockwise.
your vision. Cover one of your eyes. Hold a red pen at
arm's length, keeping your eye focused on the pen, slowly
bring the pen closer until it's about 2 inches away from your
nose. Then slowly move it back. Repeat this exercise 10 times
your eyes and relax for 1 minute. Keeping your eyes close,
roll your eyes to relax eye muscles and deep breathe for 1
minute every hour if possible.
indicate that a little more than 98% of all 6 year old children
have perfect eyesight. However, by the time we are 16 years
old, more than 25% of us need corrective lenses. We either just
didn't care or we just didn't know how to take care of our eyes.
Exercising your eyes is the best way to keep your eyes in normal
shape for a perfect vision.
Different shapes of our eyes that affect our vision
Technique Two: Eyes Relaxation
the day practice the following routine:
Refresh your eyes
- If your eyes feel overly tired, lie down and place
cooling cucumber slices over your eyelids. Keep
cucumber slices in refrigerator and once a day put
them on your eyes for 5 few minutes to release eye
tension as needed.
- Put your head back, close your eyes, and relax
for 3 minutes.
your eyes with cool water
- Wash your eyes 5 times a day or least at the beginning
and end of each day.
your eyes by looking away from your desk - Just
look as far away as possible and blink your eyes
for 1 minute. Then get back to work. This will relax
your eyes and prevent your eyes from quickly tiring
up from the chair
- Take a 5 minute break every hour. Have glass of
water. Stretch a little. Just get away from the
computer. It will not only give your eyes a refreshing
break but also give your body and mind a break.
enough sleep - Resting is essential for eye
health. Sleep allows your eyes to fully rest, repair,
and recover. Insufficient sleep may weaken your
vision, so shoot for 8 hours of sound sleep a night.
your muscles - Practice the relaxation and body
massage techniques from the program The Power
of Relaxation. Daily body relaxation will help
your brain and eyes to relax and gradually restore
computer is a necessity of modern living. Staring
at a computer screen for too long can cause:
is an indication of physical damage to our eyes. It's important
that we take good care of our eyes to avoid damaging the shape
of our eyes.
Three: Eyes Health Nutrition
eyesight does not have to be an inevitable part of living
long. Our eyes require multiple nutrients to function
optimally. Follow this eating program to get your eyes
back in shape and sharpen your vision in a natural way:
currant is the ideal food for your eyes. They're rich
in antioxidants and essential fatty acids, all of
which have are known to support eye health.
and Other Leafy Greens are rich in Lutein and zeaxanthin,
both important nutrients for eye health. Current research
shows that consuming green vegetables can help prevent
age-related macular generation, a leading cause of
rich in sulfur, copper, zinc, cysteine, and lecithin
help protect the lens of your eye from cataract formation.
Excellent choices include garlic, onions, shallots,
Blueberries, grapes, and goji berries have antioxidant
and anti-inflammatory properties that can help improve
is a fatty acid found in coldwater fish like wild
salmon, sardines, mackerel, and cod. DHA provides
structural support to cell membranes to boost eye
vitamins A, C, E protects the macula from sun damage.
Get these nutrients from egg yolks, yellow peppers,
pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and carrots.
you know the importance of relaxation to improve your
eyesight in a natural way. The exercises and nutrients
that we have shared in this article will help you maintain
optimal vision. Perform the exercises first thing in
the morning, before bedtime, or any time your eyes feel
fatigued. Commit to daily practice and you may just
see better results within one month. For more information
and training, practice The Power of Relaxation. Enjoy