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Get Relief from Computer Strain

By | 2017-01-30T16:49:26+00:00 May 10th, 2012|Eye health, Healthy Posture, Proper Computer Posture, Shoulder Tension, Sitting Posture|

As promised last month, I'm going to give you some more helpful hints to relax your shoulders and eyes while working (or playing!) at your computer. In last month's article (http://www.sonomabodybalance.com/blog/2012/04/259/), I mentioned "The Natural Vision Improvement Kit" by Meir Schneider, Ph.D., LMT. He gives some suggestions for how to keep your eyes healthy when you're at the computer. "Computer Vision Syndrome" Dr. Schneider talks about Computer Vision Syndrome, which involves neck and shoulder pain, difficulty in focusing, eyestrain and fatigue. Our modern lifestyles involve lots of time staring at screens and your eyes need an occasional break from that. [...]

Improve your Vision with Posture & Eye Exercises

By | 2017-01-30T16:49:26+00:00 April 3rd, 2012|Aging, Eye health, Yoga|

In the last few years I've noticed that it's been getting harder to read the labels on my vitamin bottles.  I've also had some trouble reading menus with tiny print in dim light.  My eye doctor says that's normal for someone in their 40's, and that I should get some reading glasses.  I did buy a pair (the lowest amount of magnification I could find), but I can't bring myself to use them. In this month's article I'll share with you how posture and vision are related, and give you some yogic eye exercises that you can practice.  Try them [...]