The significance of mindfulness interventions in the workplace is increasing internationally, taking into account their underlying benefits for mental and physical health as well as social relations.
Even though mindfulness have been a part of the Buddhist tradition for centuries, however in the 1970s it had been determined as a source of curative intervention for ordinary psychological issues related to anxiety, depression, stress and worry.
Breaking new ground in the psychological researches, VR technology has proved to treat stress and social anxiety, while other psychological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease are yet in the laboratory testing.
GAD or Generalized Anxiety Disorder is a widespread syndrome in primary care. The majority of people suffering from GAD never go for a treatment while those who do often quit before completion.
Many people who could benefit from mindfulness practice, do not carry it out probably because of the surrounding distractions. As opposed to the conventional mindfulness practice, Virtual Reality or VR technology facilitates meditation and mindfulness by capturing the user’s attention and giving the illusion of self-presence in a computer generated 3D setting.