We usually spend many hours by watching on the screen and that may be mobile, PC or TV. For this reason, we often get problem on our eyes, shoulder and hip, Patients are visiting doctors for computer vision syndrome. As a precaution, we can take some steps to overcome these problems to reduce our screen time and rest our eyes. Today I am going to share with you about this topic. Let’s start.
Recently we are losing our habit of reading books. In this digital era, we are not reading stories, novels and poems as we are keeping us busy with facebook, twitter, online portal etc, so, we can easily reduce our screen time by making habit of reading books. By this, we can rest our eyes and have this nice habit.
If you are not in habit with reading, then you can use kindle or other e book readers. These do not keep pressure on eyes that much like cell phone or computer.
Setup an alarm
Are you a man of work? Do you often forget the time when to rest? If so then you can get rid of this situation easily. Only you need to do is just to set up an alarm. For this purpose, you can use an actual watch, PC alarm clock or smartphone clock.
The clock will remind you when to take rest which can control your life style.
Note down in papers
In our childhood, we saw our parents to take notes in diary. Even now, many of then still have that habit. However, in this digital age we are forgetting the habit that we can write something down in papers as ther are many application present in smart phone or PC to do that work.
Try to write down in papers, which will reduce your screen time. This will also increase your recall memory.
Play some board games
Nowdays we are stuck with PC or mobile games. Playing games with those devices increase our screen time. To overcome this, we can play some board games like chess, Ludo etc. If you can manage physical games, then it will be the best.
Read newspapers and magazines
Nowdays we are considering internet as the only media to acquire knowledge. In fact, you can also have knowledge from newspapers and magazines. Many of us read news from news portal or e-papers. Forget those! Start reading newspapers and magazines. We can reduce our screen time, rest our eyes and increase our knowledge; it’s like three in one, isn’t it?
Track your screen time
You can do one thing. Track your screen time. And try to reduce that time. If your initial screen time in 8 hours per day, then try to reduce it in 5 hours at the end of the month. You will be benefited at this; I can assure you that.
To the end, Eye is one of the most important organ. We often could not realize it. That is why we neglect to take care of our eyes along with other organs properly. So, it is wise to get alert of the situation. I hope that your eyes will have much rest at those practice. However, take care.