Because the average person spends 7.5 hours on a computer p/day…
Some want even more, but eye strain, then back pain from leaning to see, then…
Maybe you’ve heard the rule from Google before…
Sources: National Eye Insitute: Eye Health Tips, Mayo Clinic: Eyestrain Prevention, Lifehacker: Reduce Computer Caused Eye Strain With The 20-20-20 Rule, Digital Inspiration: The 20-20-20 Rule for Reducing Computer Eyestrain
It’s easy to do…
…but easy to forget
Luckily there’s an app for that!
Oh and one more thing…
You can set small goals during rests, to make them not disruptive but productive
While working you’re passively coming up with ideas consciously and subconsciously
The rests are also a great time for your mind to actively put together the blocks and plan your next 20 minutes
20 minute tasks are great to prevent task list overload, set big goals in your daily list & small ones in Look Up
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& App Store Review Snippets
Eye Strain Awareness ★★★★★
…The small breaks are refreshing not only for my eyes, but mentally as well. It makes you more aware of time which can also be motivating to keep your work on track…
– Lee Hericks –
Now crucial to my workflow ★★★★★
…I didn’t think that I needed this app, but after a couple of days using it, I feel less fatigued throughout the day! I now consider it crucial to my workflow. The design is great as well.
– m1k83l –
Converted me from Pomodoro ★★★★★
As a longtime pomodoro technique user I really appreciate all the improvements this app makes over the usual alarm-style apps. I may actually be converted to 20-20-20…here’s why…
– nihonjon –
& optional pre-rest suggested seated stretches to do while looking up
Get Look Up today and forget tired eyes tonight
Thanks for your interest in Look Up. We’re sorry to say that it is currently discontinued.
Keep your eyes fresh & focused on your goals The 20-20-20 Rule is easy to do, but easy to forget…
How does the 20-20-20 rule work though?
Walking naturally leads to the eyes looking around and movements that are healthy for eyes and body
Much movement stops at the computer and eyes get tired for the same reasons your back gets sore.
Looking up refocuses and relaxes eyes, giving close range muscles used for viewing a computer a chance to rest.