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Keeping your child in clear eyesight

Keeping your child in clear eyesight

Whether your child is in glasses now, may need them in the future or is exhibiting unexplained difficulties with school work, knowing how the visual system works and how lifestyle and mental and emotional stress as well as physical factors affect it are invaluable tools to preventing and reversing vision problems. When educators in the past began to tell us that ‘the eye is like a camera’, they co... »

Need a boost? The secret to office stamina

Need a boost? The secret to office stamina

As many millions of people around the world spend eight or more hours a day in offices, it is no surprise that ‘office stress’ is a common cause of many chronic well-being and vision problems. However it is reassuring to know we can greatly reduce the stress we find there. One of the key factors involves awareness of what particular daily and hourly occurrences are causing strain on the body, eyes... »

Pinhole glasses and you

Pinhole glasses and you

You may be wondering why you should use pinhole glasses as transition glasses? Here are some advantages 1. Pinhole spectacles encourage rapid saccadic eye movements, as opposed to staring through prescription glasses. 2. Pinhole spectacles allow infinite room for improvement in sight, whereas eyes will always try to adjust to prescription glasses, even when the lenses are too strong. 3. There is n... »

Transition glasses and their role in vision improvement

Transition glasses and their role in vision improvement

Interested in improving your eye health? Here, our contributor Carina Goodrich lays out the pros of transition glasses. Take it away, Carina… Transition glasses (T-Glasses) are a weaker version of the regular glasses usually prescribed by your optician. Usually transition glasses will be between 50% and 80% of full strength glasses. Transition glasses are very important in natural vision imp... »

White sugar and your eyesight: Why change to other sweeteners

White sugar and your eyesight: Why change to other sweeteners

I just finished reading ‘Beekeeping for Dummies’; like obviously many other (crazy?) folk, I am excited by the idea of ‘growing’ and harvesting my own honey. For all of my life, ‘alternative’ sweeteners have been the norm, due to my mother’s interest in nutritional health and good eyesight. Honey is the main sweetener we use, being able to find local fresh and raw honey out here in the countryside... »

Palming and Imaginative Seeing – Audio guide

Today I was reading through some inspirational material from Janet Goodrich’s days at the groundbreaking Vital Health Centre in Los Angeles in the late 1970’s. I found the following quote which I want to share with you. “I am so powerful, really, why don’t I just go ahead and take responsibility for that power, allow myself to heal myself? I guess I was just conditioned fro... »

Memory and Smell – a stimulating palming activity (vision improvement)

Recently I spoke about the importance of right-brain function for relaxation, and the power of our imagination to bring about physical and emotional changes. In this article we are going to learn a game that utilizes sensory input and these concepts to affect our feelings and physical state. This activity is done while Palming, an ancient technique for promoting healing in the eyes. Palming combin... »

The Many Layers of Us…

Working with our emotional issues is a lifelong task as you are probably very aware, and it can be frustrating to have so many layers that we need to work through to make changes. But remember that the rewards are not just the potential for clearer eyesight, but also a happier and more emotionally capable you. I want to mention a helpful concept when feeling overwhelmed by the idea of attempting t... »

Regain Reading Clarity

Improve your vision naturally with this fantastic eye improvement activity These videos teach you one of the top four most important activities for regaining clear close vision for presbyopes (over-40’s reading blur). Myopes and hyperopes also benefit from the movement and relaxation gained in the lens and muscles of the eye. This activity is essential for everyone who wants to prevent ever ... »

Food for Eyesight Health

As the incidence of pathological eyes diseases increases, it’s good to learn about some of the ways that you can help to support your eye health with the food you eat. With the long term effects of diseases such as macular degeneration becoming common in larger numbers of the population, especially as we age, we hope that preventive measures can become better known. Macular degeneration is a disea... »

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