Resources from the Center

On this page, you will find the activities that the Center for Health, Well-being & Happiness has carried out since its creation on 2019.

The Global State of Employee Mental Health & Well-Being - LinkedIn Live Well-being Series: Episode 3

In our third episode of IE Business’ Linkedin Live Well-being Series, IE’s Center for Well-being and Happiness Academic Director, Lisa Bevill, will discuss global trends in employee mental health and well-being with Chief Scientist and Director of Research Science in People & Organizational Performance at McKinsey, Jacqueline Brassey (PhD, MAfN).

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Video | June, 2022

The Neuroscience of Identity & Belonging

This session will take you on a journey in search of a biological interpretation of the concept of identity, through the lens of cultural and social constructs to the core of the physical brain. Speaker: Sam Hernandez, Cognitive Neuroscientist & Biopsychologist

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Video | June, 2022

Well-being as a Driver for a Flourishing Organization - LinkedIn Live Well-being Series: Episode 2

Well-being is often considered the responsibility of the individual, yet how can companies build a culture that considers well-being to support it’s people and build the foundation for a healthy organization. In this episode, we are joined by Mark Kelly, Director of Global Benefits & Well-Being at BCG to consider the well-being journey at BCG and the business impact of a caring and balanced organization.

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Video | May, 2022

Shifting to "Player Mindset": Strategies to Cope with Impostor Syndrome

In this workshop, the team at Bangardia Consulting Psychology dive deep into the Impostor Syndrome. Can we make it disappear? Very often we wish our negative emotions would go away. Who wouldn't want to have a button to turn them off at will? And the same is true for the Impostor Syndrome. The more it appears, the more we wish it would go away, and paradoxically, the more solid and strong it becomes in our mind. What can we do then? Your emotions are your allies, and the impostor syndrome, in a way, is too.

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Video | May, 2022

Well-being starts with a Growth Mindset - LinkedIn Live Well-being Series: Episode 1

For the first episode of our Linkedin Live Well-being Series we welcome, Mario Alonso Puig, President of the Board of the IE Center for Health, Well-being and Happiness for a discussion on well-being and how we can approach greater awareness and practice through cultivating a growth mindset. Host: Lisa Bevill, Academic Director, Center for Health, Well-being and Happiness

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Video | April, 2022

How food affects my gut, immune system and brain

In this lecture, Dr. Georgette Daoud reviews the impact that nutrition and environmental factors have on our health and discusses the role of epigenetics and the human microbiome. Epigenetics is the science that studies how our diet, lifestyle, and other environmental factors affect our genes and is responsible for more than 90% of non-communicable diseases like diabetes, metabolic syndrome, obesity, cardiovascular, renal, neurological, and autoimmune disorders.

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Video | January, 2022

Dance for Kindness Worlwide Flashmob

On november 15, 2021 the IE Community participated for the first time in Dance for Kindness, a WorldWide Flashmob during which groups from all across the globe unite under the banner of kindness. We join together to perform to the same song, same dance, all happening on the same day.

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Video | November, 2021

Finding True Purpose in Times of Uncertainty

Purpose is a beacon that can guide us through the darkest of storms. This is especially true in a culture characterised by a deep fear of uncertainty. During this master class we explore what true, authentic purpose feels like, and how we can use it to thrive in both our professional environment as well as our personal lives

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Video | April, 2021

Recovery: Moving Perspective towards Growth during a Crisis

Traumatic is the adjective that best describes the lived experience of this pandemic for the majority of us. Survival, in so many different ways, became our base setting. It comes at a price, a price paid for with our mind, body and soul. How can we flip the switch?

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Video | April, 2021

Developing Your Appreciative Intelligence® for Well-being

Appreciative Intelligence® is the ability to reframe and see the generative potential in a challenging situation and to engage in purposive action to transform the potential to positive outcomes. This session will help the audience cultivate a sense of wellbeing by developing their Appreciative Intelligence®.

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Video | April, 2021

No Person is an Island: The Importance of Connectivity on your Personal Well-Being

Acts of kindness, empathy and compassion enable us to reach out beyond our physical constraints, positively impact others, generating a sense of connection and belonging which may have been absent over long periods of both 2020 and 2021.

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Video | March, 2021

The Importance of Self-Aid in Avoiding Leadership Burn Out

Our depleted internal resoures make continuing new positive habits difficult. So self-care, looking after oneself in our entirety (mind, body and soul), needs your support. Nutrition, sleep, exercise, self- compassion and kindness are all things that you can control.

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Video | February, 2021

Is Thinking about Happiness Futile?

The uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic has dominated our attention this year, and here Professor Amélie de Marsily explores whether contemplating our own happiness is a waste of time in such pressing times.

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Article | December, 2020

Searching for Happiness: the hero’s journey and personal transformation

In this conference in Spanish, Mario Alonso Puig, President of the IE Center for Health, Well-being and Happiness details the journey we can start toward happiness and personal transformation (in Spanish).
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Conference | March 31st, 2020

Interview with Mario Alonso Puig, President of the IE Center for #health, #wellbeing and #happiness in Expansión

“A Negative Attitude Makes You More Susceptible to the Virus” explains Mario Alonso Puig, President of the IE Center for Health, Well-being and Happiness.
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Article | April 7th, 2020

Entrevista a Mario Alonso Puig presidente del IE Center for #Health, #WellBeing and #Happiness en Expansión

"Una actitud negativa te vuelve más vulnerable al virus" explica Mario Alonso Puig, Presidente del Centro de Salud, Bienestar y Felicidad de IE University.
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Article | April 7th, 2020

Resetting Homo Sapiens

Master Class by Amélie de Marsily, Academic Director for the Center for Health, Well-being & Happiness on whether time has come for a reset of our species in the 21st century in view of our basic wirings as a human species.

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Conference | October 27th, 2020

Conversation with Tal Ben-Shahar about Happiness

In this session, Professor Tal Ben-Shahar dialogues with Amélie de Marsily about Happiness in general and his latest research.

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Conference | October 1st, 2019

Accepting is better than resisting (Aceptar es mejor que resistirse)

In this conference in Spanish, Mario Alonso Puig explains how to overcome our challenges through embracing them instead of falling into resignation. Mario invites us to be aware of where we put our attention, what words we chose, and how our imagination can help us create our future.
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Conference | April 13th, 2020

Introduction to the Center

In this video, Amélie de Marsily, Academic Director for the IE Center for Health, Well-being and Happiness, describes the purpose of the Center.

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Video | December 1st, 2019

Description of Advanced Seminars launched by the Center

In this short video, teachers and students comment on the first seminars launched by the Center in the first semester of academic year 2019-2020.
Stefanie Reina

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Video | February 1st, 2019

Happiness at work for JLL

In this video, Amélie de Marsily, Academic Director for the IE Center for Health, Well-being and Happiness, talks to JLLabout Happiness at work.

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Video | March 1st, 2020

How to bring your best self in managing uncertain times IE Business School

Teresa Martin Retortillo, Executive President at IE University, and Amélie de Marsily engage in a dialogue on how to manage our internal barometer in relation to the Covid-19 outbreak.

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Conference | March 12th, 2020

Cuidar del bienestar al estudiar o trabajar a distancia

En este artículo, Amélie de Marsily comparte unos consejos para el estudio o el trabajo a distancia en un contexto de confinamiento global debido a la pandemia del Covid-19.

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Article | March 17th, 2020

Managing Your Internal Barometer During the Coronavirus Outbreak

The coronavirus outbreak is accompanied by a more insidious threat: a global flare of anxiety and worry that is wreaking havoc on our inner well-being.
Amélie de Marsily

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Article | March 24th, 2020

The Anatomy of Trust

Trust is essential to proper brain function, interpersonal relations as well as creativity and collective intelligence. Without trust, we run the risk of mediocrity, if not downright submission.
Amélie de Marsily

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Article | March 24th, 2020

Tips to manage our minds during quarantine

In this short video, Amélie de Marsily, shares some tips on how to manage our minds during quarantine: Autonomy from distractions, Focus and Adjust where necessary.

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Video | April 5th, 2020

Mobilizing Your Prefrontal Cortex in Uncertain Situations

Adaptability is central to leadership. Flying a plane while changing its engine is one of the key abilities of a leader. Teams need guidance from their leaders - now more than ever.
Amélie de Marsily

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Article | June 18th, 2020

Haciendo las paces con el confinamiento, ¿cómo seguir siendo creativos?

El aislamiento social puede tener algunas ventajas para el proceso creativo. Compartimos algunos tips que te harán conectarte con tu lado creativo.
Amélie de Marsily

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Article | June 19th, 2020

Resetting our species for the next century

Watch this video to find out what the odds are that, as a species, we will be able to reset ourselves! This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxIEMadrid, an independent event.
Amélie de Marsily

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TEDxIE talk | June 19th, 2020

Facing uncertainty with absolute confidence

Mario Alonso Puig, Presidente del Centro de Salud, Bienestar y Felicidad de IE University.
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Conference | May 22nd, 2020