Plumped Down in a Pod, Prepare to Plug In to Unplug

Plumped Down in a Pod, Prepare to Plug In to Unplug
technology

Traditional mindfulness delivered by a not-so-traditional medium

Rob Kleiman
  • 29 january 2016

I walked up to the purple egg chair and sat down. The engineer tells me to take off my glasses, replacing them with VR goggles. I choose my settings and then am prompted to notice my breathing. Sounds relaxing, right? That is how I eased into my first go-round with using virtual reality for mediation purposes. The question is, will the ritual of getting connected to these devices liberate me and encourage me to relax?

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