Companies See Long-Term Benefits Of Virtual Reality

Companies See Long-Term Benefits Of Virtual Reality

According to Fortune Business Insights, the virtual reality market will expand to $227 billion by 2029. This incredible surge in growth may be partly due to companies like Walmart and BCG, which see the benefits VR can provide for their employees with better engagement and even improved wellness. Here are a few reasons companies integrate VR technology into their business practices.

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Study: Watching Virtual Avatars Exercise Is Good For The Body And Mind

Study: Watching Virtual Avatars Exercise Is Good For The Body And Mind

Though exercise is a nearly universal component of workplace wellness programs, many individuals struggle to participate. Recent studies show how VR can address this problem and make workouts a more accessible and inclusive part of corporate wellness.

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Metaverse’s Impact On Employee Social Well-Being

Metaverse’s Impact On Employee Social Well-Being

Mental health experts have expressed feelings of optimism and concern over the rise of the metaverse. Explore best practices for using metaverse technologies to promote social wellness.

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Pulse Check: Should Technology Be Used To Prevent Burnout?

Pulse Check: Should Technology Be Used To Prevent Burnout?

Can technology be used to mitigate burnout despite being one of its causes? CEO of Pioneera, Danielle Owen Whitford, believes the answer is a resounding yes! Check out why!

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Blood Sugar Monitors: Novel Use Cases For Non-Diabetic Individuals

Blood Sugar Monitors: Novel Use Cases For Non-Diabetic Individuals

Medical treatments occasionally have un-intended benefits and use cases. Recently, reports have surfaced suggesting that continuous glucose monitors (CGMs), initially designed to be used by diabetic individuals, may provide insights that non-diabetics can utilize to optimize their health and wellness.

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12 Questions To Ask During Your Next Wellness Platform Demo

12 Questions To Ask During Your Next Wellness Platform Demo

Whether you’re exploring wellness programs for the first time or are a seasoned veteran looking for something different, choosing a new employee wellness platform can be a daunting task. These questions can help clarify what each fitness and health platform offers and understand whether they are a good fit for your organization.

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A Whole New (Virtual) World: Apple’s Magic Haptic Carpet Ride

A Whole New (Virtual) World: Apple’s Magic Haptic Carpet Ride

Apple was recently awarded a patent for a flexible interactive material designed to broaden to the range of devices that can provide haptic feedback (e.g., vibrations or other tactile sensations). This technology has the potential to transform workplace wellness and optimization. This post provides a broad overview of the technology, which draws on Apple’s own descriptions of its potential use cases, and how it might be utilized to enhance well-being and improve organizational health.

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12 Ideas For Virtual Health Fair Success

12 Ideas For Virtual Health Fair Success

Though traditionally held in-person, virtual health fairs (VHFs) have proven to be a more than suitable substitute. This post details the reasons for going virtual and contains tips and tricks for running a successful VHF so that your company will be well prepared to go virtual if it so elects. 

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Empathy, Virtual Reality, And Workplace Optimization

Empathy, Virtual Reality, And Workplace Optimization

Empathy fosters collaborative and respectful workplace interactions. By providing employees with immersive, perspective-changing experiences, virtual reality has proven to be a useful tool in the cultivation of workplace empathy. This post reviews VR's empathy-inducing effects, along with some of its other surprising workplace use cases.

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