When we're stressing, we tend to be in tunnel (foveal) vision, effectively shutting down the thinking part of our brain as we go into fight or flight mode. Moving into peripheral vision can be a quick fix on-the-go.
1. Focus your eyes on a point above and directly in front of you.
2. Begin to notice everything you can see in your peripheral (side) vision. (Describe out loud what you see, if appropriate.)
3. As you breathe out, relax all of the muscles around your eyes.
4. Notice the rest of your muscles follow suit as your breathing slows and you regain the ability to think clearly.
It’s important to remember that you are the boss of you, and you can say no! Use these questions to figure out whose job ‘it’ is:
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