Today I have been reflecting on Second Life adventures for close to five hours. My memories were sparked and my interest renewed due to a discussion I participated in on Clubhouse just yesterday morning. I am going to drop related videos here to refer to in writing my Metaverse Memoir.
September 9, 2014 ~ This morning I was reminded of one of the biggest benefits of maintaining a virtual life. We never know when we might be stricken with illness or become handicapped in such a way we are not able to physically or emotionally get out in the real world , at least not without a tremendous amount of assistance. While I was viewing a YouTube video on today’s Super Moon, this suggested video published by the Colorado Public News came up:
As you can see it depicts the use of Second Life as an educational tool as well as a therapeutic tool. Second Life can contribute to real life healing and healthy social interaction that would not otherwise be possible for some folks, ones who are often forgotten.