take a breathr.  today.
reboot, recharge, refocus with VR
Don't just do something, sit there!
Feeling overwhelmed?
Take a mini-vacation! breathr whisks you away to a serene, tranquil environment to relax, meditate or just… sit there.
The environments are virtual,
but the benefits are real.
Spend just a few minutes in breathr to feel relaxed,
calm, and peaceful. Emerge from the experience
with greater clarity of mind, renewed focus
and a positive mindset.
You don’t have to be a monk to meditate like one.
Calm your racing mind and regain focus. Discover the feeling of being totally relaxed and totally awake at the same time. No Tibetan mountaintop required – unless you select one in breathr!
Take time to reboot
Shut down all the programs, cycle the power, and give your system a refresh.  Step into breathr, relax, and emerge refreshed, recharged and ready for action.

introducing breathr™

breathr™ delivers guided VR experiences to the workplace, military, and higher education which reduce stress, increase focus, and improve productivity. Simply put, breathr™ enables you to escape the distractions of your surroundings by slipping on a pair of VR goggles to be whisked away to a serene, tranquil environment where you can relax, meditate or listen to various audio programs designed to warm your heart and put you in a positive mindset.

have you taken a breathr today?

Check out of your stressful environment. Check in with Yourself.

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Actively disengaged employees cost the U.S. $450 to $550 billion per year in lost productivity
How to Tackle U.S. Employees' Stagnating Engagement
June 2013

Why Google, Nike, and Apple Love Mindfulness Training

Mindfulness is now fully mainstream. From apps to pop-ups to the boardroom, you can become zen anywhere, anytime. Once the Eastern practice became popular as a method of self-help, it quickly became a tool within businesses to increase productivity and well-being of employees.

At Germany's SAP, employee mindfulness leads to higher profits

Providing employees with the tools and skills to decompress can flow to the bottom line. SAP declines to detail how much it is spending on mindfulness but says it has seen a 200 percent return on investment, with the training leading to a rise in employee engagement and a fall in absenteeism.

Corporations' Newest Productivity Hack: Meditation

This adoption has been rapid, perhaps due to its potential to help the bottom line: Aetna estimates that since instituting its mindfulness program, it has saved about $2,000 per employee in healthcare costs, and gained about $3,000 per employee in productivity. Mindful employees, the thinking goes, are healthier and more focused.

Record Numbers of College Students Are Seeking Treatment for Depression and Anxiety — But Schools Can't Keep Up
June 2013

Mindfulness Meditation May Help Students Combat High Levels of Stress, Depression

Studies show the practice may be an antidote to the high levels of stress and depression seen on college campuses. The American College Health Association found in a 2015 study that more than 85 percent said they “felt overwhelmed” by the demands of college.

What colleges are doing to address students' unprecedented levels of stress

Beyond professional counseling, colleges increasingly are adding amenities to lift spirits. USC recently launched a university-wide effort to encourage meditation and a more contemplative campus community aimed at reducing stress and improving concentration in the classroom.

We have a tool that might benefit and protect Soldiers' minds/brains in the same way physical training intends to protect and prepare their bodies.
June 2015

Meditation helps vets with post-traumatic stress disorder

Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder in a small experiment sponsored by the Department of Defense.

Improving Military Resilience through Mindfulness Training

Psychologically preparing to face dangerous, high-performance, high-stress situations...it is not enough for a Soldiers physical body to be trained, it is also vital that the mind be fit and ready, equipped with a "mental armor" of sorts.

Mindfulness in the Military

Sprinkling “Omm” mantras between “Ooh Rah!” battle cries can pay dividends for members of the Marine Corps and other branches of the military. According to a growing body of research, regular meditation improves the wellbeing of military members — both active duty and those who have previously served.

"Phenomenal! I am blown away! I want this!"
Sales Professional
"I feel like I just had a massage."
C-suite executive
"I could feel the worries leaving my body."
Writer, Entrepreneur
"Helped me to feel more focused."
Finance Executive
"We need this at our school. Especially at exam time!"
Student

Independent Studies

The Efficacy of Using Guided Meditation Virtual Reality to Improve Employee Resilience, Productivity, and Engagement - UMBC Capstone Study, 2018

Taking all the data into consideration, there is ample scientific evidence that reduced stress levels do lead to increased focus and engagement, which in turn lead to increased productivity and resilience (mental fitness). Guided meditation VR–even for just 10 minutes–has been proven to immediately mitigate stress and increase focus

Using Virtual Reality to Reduce Stress at Work – Nottingham Trent University Study, 2017

"Overall, the application was successful in relaxing users. Participants expressed the desire to have the application implemented at their workplace as this would “definitely” reduce their rate of absenteeism at work. The reason advanced was that a short break in the virtual environment was enough to bring a refreshed mind back to work again and even enjoy the real work environment. The results overall showed there appears to be potential for VR applications in helping reduce stress at work."

The Association between Meditation Practice and Job Performance: A Cross-Sectional Study – University of Tokyo, Japan, 2015

“Our findings indicate that meditation practice may have positive effects on enhancing multiple dimensions of job performance, including work engagement, subjective job performance, and job satisfaction, these associations are independent of an individual’s demographic characteristics and behavioral risk factors.”

Guide to Workplace Wellness: Healthier Employees, Healthier Bottom Line - Health Advocate, 2016

“According to the American Institute of Stress, high stress is the leading culprit (of all the lifestyle factors) of chronic disease and excess stress accounts for more than $300 billion annually in lost productivity, absenteeism, accidents, turnover, and health care costs for US businesses.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don't just do something. Sit there!