Beginning your eye exercise program may seem like a difficult and daunting task. But, from a positive point of view, it does not have to be a challenging undertaking. When it comes to change, fear and anxiety are hindrances that serve as stumbling blocks, preventing us from achieving our goals. If you have been accustomed to wearing your glasses or contacts for a long time, it's understandable that this departure from traditional methods of vision improvement would have been viewed with some apprehension and anxiety, due to a fear of the unknown. Therefore, if apprehension and anxiety are holding you back from even beginning your vision improvement program, here are some tips that show you how to overcome fear and anxiety.
Fear of being ridiculed for choosing a natural vision improvement program, a path less traveled in the field of vision improvement, may cause you to become a little apprehensive. You may be worried or worried that your friends and family may ridicule you or even accuse you of being crazy for performing eye exercises. Turn this negative into a positive. Use this negative situation to your advantage. So so determined to succeed at your vision improvement goals that it makes your friends and relatives admire your dedication and steadfastness to the program. As you continue to persevere with the techniques, they will develop a respect for you. As your natural eyesight continues to improve by leaps and bounds, your friends will see the positive results: reduced dependency on glasses, greater visual independence. Their attitude to you will be become more positive and they may actually want to start doing what you are doing. Another alternative is to choose a private practice area where you can perform the techniques in the privacy of your own home free of distractions.
Think of a fear as a lesson that once learned would lead to something positive and rewarding; something that helps you to grow in life. Often, we underestimate our abilities to accomplish tasks in life that seem daunting from outward appearances, but they are actually easy once we set our minds to do them. As you gain experience and practice, what appears to be a daunting task, becomes easier as the fear begins to diminish and ever disappears. You may say that doing the task is easier said than done. In this case, before doing the task, think of something very pleasant and enjoyable. It could have been a favorite hobby or activity such as a trip to your favorite vacation spot, a front row seat to your favorite basketball, or other sports game, or even a musical concert. Think about the joy and the excitement you felt on those occasions. So, whenever you think about the task, replace the negative emotions with the positive emotions of joy, happiness and excitement you felt as you remembered those happy occasions. However, if you do not believe in yourself, chances are you will not be able to do it. Therefore, think positively about your ability to accomplish the task and then visualize yourself succeeding at doing it.
Take for instance, some people who have never driven before, have fear or anxiety about driving. But once they start taking driving lessons and getting behind the wheel, gaining experience and practice with driving in safe areas, driving appears easier as the fear begins to disappear. In terms of beginning a natural eye exercise program, the fears are often unjustified because a program of exercises to improve eyesight is actually quite easy and fun. Let's make a comparison with Yoga. While Yoga is very beneficial in terms of relieving stress and anxiety and improving our overall health, it requires an abundance of energy and flexibility to perform some of the poses; disciplines that a lot of people find quite challenging to keep up with.
A natural vision improvement program on the other hand consistors of easy and simple eye exercise techniques that involve eye movements that require minimum energy to perform. You do not need to learn how to maintain balance or master techniques that require great flexibility to succeed at the program. For example, here is a sample of a simple eye exercise technique to improve nearsightedness: Inhale and exhale through the entire course of this exercise. Hold a pen about 3 inches from your nose. Maintain your focus on a small point of this pen as you move the pen out to arm's length. Drop the pen to your lap, and then repeat a few times. This technique improves the focusing power of the eyes in a very simple and easy manner.
Do not allow obstacles related to fear and anxiety to hold you back from achieving your vision improvement goals. Ultimately, by turning negatives into positives, you can replace fear and anxiety with the motivation that is needed to help you to achieve not only vision improvement goals, but all of life's goals in general.