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Campus Life has compiled a Sanity Guide with tips, resources, as well as news and information available online, that will keep your mind entertained, sane, and full of beautiful moments!
The current situation of self-quarantine is challenging, and one of the essential routines that it has affected is, without a doubt, our eating habits. IEU Mentoring and Counseling shares with us some tips on how to identify and calm emotional hunger in times of quarantine.
As Elise, who runs this site, puts it, it has been many things in the past – but today it’s a place for her to share allergy-friendly recipes, quick and easy family meals, and whatever else she happens to capture on film.
“When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting and less scary.” Talking to children about coronavirus situation is not easy. PBS KIDS has put together some tips thay may help.
Can't handle two weeks in your house? Try a year in space. In this article, five astronauts give advice on how to survive isolation. If they can survive months if not years aboard the International Space Station, you can survive a couple of weeks locked up in your apartment!
“March 20th was the International Day of Happiness and I attended Tal Ben Shahar's Webinar “Resilience Boosters, Starting with ABC”. Once I finished it I realized I have been practicing his recommendations even before the crisis. I truly believe this is what is helping me to better deal with the lockdown. I have decided to share my notes as I think they could help others build resilience during this unique moment we are living.” - Tania
IE professor and leadership coach Pino Bethencourt is providing free coaching over skype to help people take advantage of confinement. Her approach "Embrace The Wild!" shows clients how to better manage stress, anxiety and other emotions in order to improve their relaxation, learn more about themselves and improve their leadership skills. Get in touch with Pino for details.
IE Dance Club is sharing with us some tips on how to keep dancing at home despite the situation we are facing. GET DANCE is a a Youtube channel that offers many different tutorials of various styles of dance for every level. Check it out and keep dancing!
You and your loved ones still need to eat in uncertain times, and the act of preparing and serving a meal — even a simple one — can bring great comfort to the cook as well as to the diner. The New York Times brings you some simple dishes that can be made mostly with what you have on hand.
NPR Music’s "Isle of Calm" is there to help settle your jangled nerves, slow your heart rate and string up a little hammock for your soul. Recommended by Kerry Parke, Associate Director of Communications, IE
Mario Alonso Puig, President of IE Center for Health, Wellbeing and Happiness encourages us to take a new perspective on the challenges we are facing and become conscious of our inner resources. It’s time to work together with our community.
Carlota Guedes, IE’s 3rd year student in Communication at IE School of Human Sciences and Technology, invites us to keep our bodies and minds active in her podcast. Don't let the quarantine seclude you!
Looking for ways to stay active and engaged during the lockdown? Down Dog, a popular fitness service, has made all of its apps — Yoga, Yoga for Beginners, HIIT, Barre, and 7 Minute Workout — free until April 1.
IE Library offers access to Vault Career Intelligence, a professional tool that allows you to find out what it's really like to work within an industry, company, or profession, and how to position yourself to start, advance, or change your career. Look for direct access in Top Links section.
There are heaps of benefits to being able to study remotely. You get to wake up a little later, save money on transport, and hang out in your pajamas all day. However, it’s easy to get off track with so many distractions. Don’t dread! We’ve come up with a few tried-and-tested tips to help you stay focused and get the most out of remote learning.
Considering taking the event or conference you have been planning online, given the current situation? Brianna Beehler and Devin Griffiths from Inside Higher Ed recently had firsthand experience doing so and provide advice for others considering that option.
With the world as it is right now, we can’t be out on expedition, exploring the planet. Linkblad Expeditions are bringing you the ‘tonic of wildness’ from the world’s pristine places. Don’t miss out—check their program daily!
IE Library offers Premium access to the most relevant national and international press, including Financial Times, The Economist, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The New York Times, Washington Post, among others. The latest news is just a click away!
Is the coronavirus crisis showing us how to live online? We’ve always hoped that our digital tools would create connections, not conflict. We have a chance to make it happen. Recommended by Kerry Parke, Associate Director of Communications, IE
The Smithsonian Learning Lab puts the treasures of the world's largest museum, education, and research complex within reach. The Lab is a free, interactive platform for discovering millions of authentic digital resources, creating content with online tools, and sharing in the Smithsonian's expansive community of knowledge and learning.
To help us cope with the lockdown, IE Library has acquired a subscription to Entrepreneur magazine, a fun, inspiring, and informative resource for those who are launching their businesses or own startups and small businesses. Log in with your IE username and password and follow the instructions to have access.
IE Corporate Relations launches the IE Corporate Hub, a platform for companies and individuals with access to the Webinar Series: “Leadership in Complex Uncertain Times”; on-line sessions; Insights articles; videos; multimedia; and High Impact Online Programs.
Recent research in neuroscience suggests that reading literary fiction helps people develop empathy, theory of mind, and critical thinking. Recommended by Kerry Parke, Associate Director of Communications, IE
LinkedIn offers 16 free courses that feature top tips from remote work experts to figure out how to maximize your efficiency and productivity, remotely manage and lead teams, get to know remote work productivity tools, and more.
Brain pickings is an inventory of the meaningful life. Every week for more than 13 years, American-Bulgarian Maria Popova features her writing on books, ideas from the arts, philosophy, culture, and other subjects. Delve in and get inspired!
Busuu, the world’s largest community for language learning, founded by an IE International MBA alumni, Bernhard Niesner, is providing kids with access to free live language lessons, taught by their qualified language teachers.
As we can’t see the Ailey dancers perform in a theater right now, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater wanted to make sure you can still find comfort and joy in the beauty of dance by virtually connecting with their performances. For a limited time, Ailey is thrilled to share full length videos of the Company performing on stage!
According to Travel+Leisure, these virtual tours of Europe's famous castles will make you feel like a royal, even in your pajamas. From Versailles to Buckingham Palace, here's your chance to see how royals actually live.
From April 2, National Theatre in London will release a new play – free to watch for one week – along with additional content Q&As and post-stream talks. The plays will be released on NT Youtube channel. Stay tuned!
Pedro Collantes, internationally acclaimed Spanish film director, gives us free access to watch three of his short films - Ato San Nen, Off Ice and Nothing Stranger - during the week of April 6 to 12. Sign up to get access to the films.
Children’s book author and illustrator, Mo Willems, has announced a brand new daily series on YouTube: LUNCH DOODLES. Mo invites you to virtually join him in his studio every day at 6 PM Madrid time! Mo will give fellow doodlers some tips, ideas, and even downloadable activities to do at home.
BBC pledges to support artists and institutions in this period of quarantine and will be offering guides to shuttered exhibitions in museums and galleries, performances from world-class musicians and comedians, new plays created especially for broadcast, the experience of book festivals with privileged access to authors and great ideas switched online, and more.
Patrice Juah, student of Master in International Relations at IE School of Global and Public Affairs and winner of Kistefos Young Talented Leader Scholarship, reads her poem Tell your Story from her debut book Under Ducor Skies (2008).
Great news for opera lovers! Metropolitan Opera has launched “Nightly Met Opera Streams,” a free series of their encore Live in HD presentations that are being streamed on their website during the coronavirus closure.