Wellness Unwind with Unplug Meditation Growing evidence shows that meditation is not only beneficial for our mental and emotional wellbeing but also for our physical health. We've joined with Unplug Meditation to help guide you to peace and serenity in these uncertain times. Published on: April 28, 2020 Share Article: As we all adjust to the realities of staying at home, there's no better time to start meditation or take your practice to the next level. Most of us know that meditation can help reduce stress, but did you know it can actually reshape our brains? Meditation can improve our mental and emotional wellbeing in many ways, including: - Increasing empathy - Improving cognition - Stabilizing stress - Improving self-image and self-worth - Increasing attention Growing evidence shows that meditation is also beneficial for our physical health, including: - Anxiety - Asthma - Cancer - Chronic pain - Depression - Heart disease - High blood pressure - Irritable bowel syndrome - Sleep problems - Tension headaches We teamed up with Unplug Meditation to help guide you to peace and serenity in these uncertain times. Unplug is the world's first drop-in, secular meditation studio, with the mission of making it effortless to learn, and to inspire you to pause, breathe, and unplug daily. In addition to their studios in Los Angeles, the Unplug app offers 68 world-renowned guides and more than 700 videos to help you find calm wherever you are. For a limited time, sign up to enjoy a complimentary month of Unplug Meditation at unplug.com/1hotels. Also stay tuned to our @1hotels IGTV for three short meditations you can practice any time: 7 Minutes to Peace, Quick Chill, and Priming Yourself for an Amazing Day. Share Article: Other Articles You May Enjoy Nourishing New York City While we all grapple with the impacts of a global pandemic, COVID-19 has increased food insecurity for even more of our most... View Story Tagged as 1 Hotel Central Park 1 Promise Field Report Ingredients First Our People Introducing Our Resident "Farmista" Jill Volat here, the resident "Farmista" at 1 Hotel West Hollywood. In collaboration with 1 Hotels, I spearheaded the creation... View Story Tagged as 1 Hotel West Hollywood Ingredients First Our People Cavatelli with Fresh Pea Pesto & Roasted Tomato During this time at home, many of us are seeking out new activities. Why not try your hand in the kitchen with Chef Denevin... View Story Tagged as 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge Ingredients First Our People To minimize the use of plastic in your own life, look around your home and work to identify plastic items. From there, seek to find alternatives.