Contact with reality or psychosomatic diseases of the eye

Alas, few can boast of a truly good eyesight. A wide variety of disorders, and from an early age -. That's one of the problems of our time

We just awful appeal to their eyes - mercilessly exploit, with little care. But "as the call and respond" if neglected his body, it begins to take revenge

. The image of modern life has long ceased to be prirodosoobraznosti: eat a lot, move a little ...

Nature created man, has not considered arbitrariness and unpredictability of his creation. Not calculated that we will not lead the lifestyle that it has provided for us.

The human body is designed for certain conditions - natural, and lives in the other - the city. Remember appliances: any instruction meticulously warns us that "the wrong operation of the subject leads to premature wear and failure." Similarly, our suffering and misused body.

Our ancestors used to actively eyes, looking constantly: if a predator sneaking? It does not run through by something tasty? Nearby there is edible? Their view was very much alive, moving. But our view is almost always static, focused. Most of the time, modern man looks at a computer monitor on your phone screen.

Secondly, our ancestors sent his gaze into the distance: it "dangerous" and "edible" to be seen as soon as possible to get away from the first and second catch. And most of the time we look at objects close to us.

Finally, the old man trained to distinguish between subtle shades of color that was the key to survival: in paints savannah need to see a leopard lurking ... But our insensitivity to the colors reflect even poor vocabulary of the modern man. Contemporary mentions only primary colors, without going into shades (unless it is not directly related to his work - if he is not an artist, not a designer ...)

. The result is blurred vision, eye disease and, oddly enough, migraine headaches.

But the basic law of body-oriented psychotherapy, says: "Bodily and mental equal." The changes occurring in the body, affect the psychological portrait. Conversely, some psychological problems have a negative impact on vision. On this relationship, he wrote as early as 1920 it years Wilhelm Reich. He was a disciple of Freud, a member of the Vienna Psychoanalytic Circle, and eventually founded his own direction - body-oriented psychotherapy

. He singled out the so-called "eye flow" - a certain muscle tension. This includes not only the eyes, but the entire top of the head (forehead, temples, crown ...).

Why did meet his eyes, from a psychological point of view?

First of all, the eye - is a relationship with reality

. A huge part of the information we receive visually. But if the eye is the organ of vision, objectively recorded all possible information, our further decoding the received information is subjective and biased. Our psyche has "remarkable" property to ignore certain fragments of reality or give too much attention to the other.

When a new acquaintance hairdresser pay attention to the hair, the dentist - a smile ... If reality or some of its facets is hurt, then we are defending neglect. On the bodily level, it can lead to loss of vision: "I do not want to see it!" That is why the vision problems so prevalent in families where there is "skeletons in the closet", in which an important part of reality is denied. For example, drink spirits or mental illness of a family member, chronic violence, etc.

It is also responsible for the ability of the eye to the psychological intimacy, that is, to establish a deep heart contact. Not by chance the eye is called the "mirror of the soul" - looking into the eyes, we discover and encourage the discovery of other human

. Reduction of points to problems with openness. Man thus distancing itself from the world, he says: "Do not come near me!" More often than not, this results in "heart burn" - disappointment in the loved one, causing great heartache. And then, in order to avoid new disappointments, we are nobody to him were not allowed.

Also, the eyes - a means of expression. Look conveys our feelings, condition. It is no accident appeared well-established expression - "talking eyes". But the intense, focused view becomes a "silent", he was not able to express anything. It shows distrust, the owner of the closure, as well as a hidden desire to control everything. And here too scattered, unfocused eyes, as if looking through you, says the desire to dissociate itself from the contact.

Psychological changes can restore vision. Thus, reduction of anxiety, restoring confidence to allow the world to be more in touch with him, and then - to see and accept reality ...

Conversely, work with an eye on the bodily level unit promotes psychological changes

. We suggest you exercise, which not only helps to relax the eyes, but also improve the contact with reality, promote expressiveness and openness, establishing trust relationships with other people. Each of them need to perform at least 5 minutes.

"Brownian motion". Sit at a distance of about 2 meters from the wall, draw a circle on her eyes. And now remember the picture of a school textbook physics: how randomly moving molecules. Try the same way, chaotic and fast start running look inside this circle. Try to choose a trajectory not consciously, head, and give freedom to my eyes ...

"Peepers". It is convenient to sit. Try goggle - open as widely as possible. And then zazhmurte, but without the stress. Alternate these movements. What is easier for you? If you open your eyes, you tend to be on their guard and to control everything. If zazhmurivatsya, you sometimes run away from reality ... It 3prazhnenie leads us to balance both positions.

"Self-massage." Put one hand on his forehead, the other symmetrically, back on his head. Now, with an effort to shift the start scalp:. A few minutes up and down, and then a few minutes - right-left

Author: Irina Solovyova


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