1. Cup your palms over your eyes.
Some people like to press their eyes and massage is helpful but it's easy to apply too much pressure and get the opposite of what you want. Breathe in, tighten your eyes and breathe out as you release them.
2. Shift your focus.
I try to do this about once every 20 minutes or so. No need to keep a timer, just try to focus on something farther away than your screen. It can be something else in your office, through your window or down the hall. As you focus for longer periods on your screen (which is probably close to you) you'll likely notice it takes a bit longer for your eye to adjust to objects farther away.
3. A hot towel works wonders.
You might not have access to one all the time, but a warm towel over closed eyes gives them a rest and feels great. This is one of the benefits of working from home: nobody staring at you as you relax with a towel on your face. Well, except the judging eyes of your pet perhaps.
4. Get up and away from the computer.
I, at the very least, get up and walk around my office with a phone, but ideally I try to get out and walk around the building. You'll naturally do some these "exercises" just by getting out from behind your desk. None of this will cure your need for glasses or permanently fix anything, but a welcome side effect is often a bit of stress relief.
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