It’s no wonder our eyes get tired, from the moment we wake until the time our heads hit the pillow, our eyes don’t stop working for us. Reading, working all day on a computer, and bright day light all take their toll. Your eyes take a lot of strain, and can ache, water and at times even develop a constant twitch!
If you are experiencing any of the symptoms of tired eyes, try this little remedy.
- close your eyes
- hold your hands up in front of your face, fingers pointing up and palms towards you
- now place each palm over each eye so the eye sockets are covered (careful not to squeeze the nose, breathing is important!)
- if possible, the eye lid should gently touch the middle of the palm (make sure its just a light touch, no pressure at all on the eye)
- Sit for 5 minutes or longer if you can. The shoulders may start to hurt after a while, just gently move them around to relieve them.
The theory behind this is that the eyes radiate a thin, strong stream of energy outward. The palms redirect that energy back into the eyes, so refreshing!
Start observing the sensation around the eyes. You will start noticing some heat building up. As the heat builds up, the muscles around the eye sockets will start to relax. As they relax, tension will start releasing – nice huh?
Another beautiful benefit is that the energy is also directed back at the heart chakra, opening up the heart. So don’t be surprised if you move through the rest of your day with feelings of compassion towards every one you come across, and they will no doubt reflect those amazing feelings back towards you!