famous Chinese proverb states that the eyes are the windows of the soul.
It is crucial to keep the windows clean and uncontaminated. The
following exercises are designed particularly for maintaining and
improving visual clarity and sharpness.
It is preferable to do these exercises upon rising in the morning and
before retiring in the evening, particularly if your eyes are ‘tired’.
Make certain that your hands are clean and that your body and mind are
Adhere diligently to this routine. The key to progress is to practice
without interruption every single day without interruption.
1. Warming Your Eyes: rub palms together to create heat, then
place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat three times.
2. Pressing the Rim of the Valley:
use both thumbs and press slowly from the inside outward along the upper
rim of the eye sockets. Then switch to both index fingers and press
along the lower rim of the eye sockets from the inside outward. Repeat
3. Rolling the Marble: press the
back of your thumbs gently against the eyeballs; slowly roll up and down
12 times. Then slowly roll from side to side 12 times.
4. Turning the Wheels of Fortune:
place the thumb knuckles at both temple areas and massage in circular
motion three times. Repeat the same procedure above the mid-point of the
eyebrows at the forehead, then below the eyes on both sides of the
bridge of the nose.
5. Staring at the Light: hold an
object out in front of you as far as possible. Focus your eyes on the
object while slowly moving the object closer until it is six inches from
your nose. Then focus on the object as you move it slowly away from you.
Repeat three times and relax briefly in between.
6. Spinning the Basketball: with
eyes open, roll eyes clockwise, then counter-clockwise three times each.
Try to look into the sockets of your eyes as much as possible.
7. Taking a Nap on the Job: put
your head back, close your eyes, and relax for three minutes.