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Eye strain – it sucks. When you stare at a computer or your phone (or both) all day, you damage your ability to focus, give yourself headaches, eye twitching, neck and shoulder pain, and a lot of other things that point to it being a bad idea. Fortunately, there are things you can do besides abandoning your electronics, and we love the 20-20-20 rule:

Look away every 20 minutes, gazing at an objects least 20 feet away for at least 20 seconds.

Try these as well:

  • Blink More.

  • Turn down the brightness.

  • Reduce the color temperature.

  • Take real breaks from looking at screens at all.

  • Increase the text size.

  • Use computer glasses.

Take care of your eyes, you only get 2.

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