‘I now sleep peacefully’: how virtual reality meditation could work for you
‘I now sleep peacefully’: how virtual reality meditation could work for you
  • VR headsets, used for immersive gaming experiences, allow you to meditate in a location of your choice
  • Users describe its benefits, while experts explain why the technology may work better than traditional meditation
8 Nov 2022 - 10:18AM
Virtual reality headsets, used for immersive gaming experiences, also allow you to meditate in a location of your choice. Photo: Shutterstock
Wellness

‘I now sleep peacefully’: how virtual reality meditation could work for you

8 Nov 2022 - 10:18AM
  • VR headsets, used for immersive gaming experiences, allow you to meditate in a location of your choice
  • Users describe its benefits, while experts explain why the technology may work better than traditional meditation
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