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Switzerland: the fourth happiest country in the world

Switzerland: the fourth happiest country in the world

Switzerland is ranked as the fourth happiest country in the world with a score of 7.512 out of 10. It is one of the most competitive and admired financial centers at an international level.

Discover the 10 keys to good health

Discover the 10 keys to good health

According to medical experts, the key to good health lies in a balanced life, with appropriate eating habits, sufficient rest, and regular exercise to counteract the sedentary lifestyle so prevalent in modern societies.

World Environment Day

World Environment Day

5th June is World Environment Day. A day on which the United Nations reminds us of the need to protect the environment. This year the slogan is “Beat plastic pollution” along with “Remember, if you can’t reuse it, refuse it”.  At BBVA Switzerland, we have put this slogan into practice and introduced new office habits.

BBVA's podcasts on gender equality and diversity.

BBVA's podcasts on gender equality and diversity.

This month, women are the protagonists. We compile BBVA's best podcasts on gender equality and diversity.

Health benefits of physical exercise and medical checks

Health benefits of physical exercise and medical checks

We know that taking part in a physical exercise on a regular basis provides multiple health benefits.

How to eat from the age of 50

How to eat from the age of 50

Health care has to be throughout life, but your 50s are a defining period. Becoming aware of your body and the changes it experiences will help you take better care of yourself and better manage your health to enter the new stages with good quality of life.

The lastest BBVA podcasts you may not miss: October 2020

The lastest BBVA podcasts you may not miss: October 2020

Stay updated with the last news anywhere.

8 tips for a healthy diet

8 tips for a healthy diet

Although keeping to a healthy diet will not prevent you from being infected by a virus like Covid-19, it will help you maintain a good general state of health. With a healthy diet, we have a strong immune system, so your defenses can respond to attacks as effectively as possible. That is why here you can find 8 tips for healthy eating.

6 habits for a healthy life after Covid-19

6 habits for a healthy life after Covid-19

Creating healthy habits is always a challenge under normal circumstances; in this exceptional situation, after Covid-19, we must make an extra effort to improve our nutrition, take care of our mood, and channel our fears. That is why we have listed 6 habits for a healthy life after Covid-19.

The evolution of the payment methods

The evolution of the payment methods

The new reality arising from Covid-19 has impacted the whole of society. For example, in many countries the new normal involves wearing a mask in public places and keeping a social distance. The way we pay for products or services has also been affected by the pandemic: many establishments began to recommend payment through electronic means, whether by card, digital applications or using contactless payment systems such as Google Pay or Samsung Pay.

The lastest BBVA podcasts you may not miss: August 2020

The lastest BBVA podcasts you may not miss: August 2020

Stay updated with the last news anywhere. With the podcast channels from BBVA you can have access to the lastest news about personal finance, fintech solutions, work methodologies and tips to help users make the best financial decisions, and much more. Check out our monthly recommendation here. BBVA together with you on your car, kitchen or on your pocket!

6 recommended readings for the holidays

6 recommended readings for the holidays

With the arrival of the holidays those moments arise in which you can enjoy a good reading without interruptions. Whatever if it is summer or winter time, it is time to relax and gain energy for the rest of the year.

Educational opportunities from home

Educational opportunities from home

In the last months, many people around the world have been forced to work from home. The "stay at home" phenomenon has given people the opportunity to organise their time between work and leisure in a way they could not do before, because of their day-to-day pace of activities. For many, this period at home has also become an opportunity for educating themselves.

Keys to quality and active ageing

Keys to quality and active ageing

The world population is gradually ageing. This has created an important health challenge for everyone. Efforts must be made to ensure that all the years of life that have been achieved through healthcare advances are lived satisfactorily with quality of life at a physical, mental and emotional level.

COVID-19: How to spend time at home in the best way possible

COVID-19: How to spend time at home in the best way possible

Preventive actions are proving to be key in stopping the spread of Covid-19.

The main winter destinations in Switzerland

The main winter destinations in Switzerland

Switzerland is a symbol of luxury and exclusivity. And not only because it houses the headquarters of numerous banks and other financial institutions, or is the home of prestigious watch companies, but also because, in its mountains, it has the most select ski resorts in the world.

Horse racing in the Swiss Alps

Horse racing in the Swiss Alps

When the cold and snow arrive in St. Moritz, a small and quiet town of around 5,000 inhabitants located in the Swiss Alps, the city changes itself. One of the most critical events in Switzerland's luxury calendar arrives the White Turf, a horse-racing meeting on the city's frozen lake.

Benefits from robotics applied to medicine

Benefits from robotics applied to medicine

In recent years, robotics applied to medicine has made great progress. There are several medical specialities, especially surgical ones, which have benefited from the use of increasingly precise robots with greater possibilities for diagnosis and treatment of several diseases.

Benefits and keys to preparing well a marathon

Benefits and keys to preparing well a marathon

Marathons, like other sports such as triathlons or steeplechase races, have experienced exponential growth over the last 10 years. We present you the benefits and keys to preparing well a marathon.

BBVA in its commitment against Breast Cancer

BBVA in its commitment against Breast Cancer

BBVA Switzerland took part in the 2019 Pink Ribbon charity run, demonstrating once again its commitment to combating breast cancer.

Do we have the right to disconnect from the digital society?

Do we have the right to disconnect from the digital society?

We all need to switch off at times, but it seems that the digital society does not want to allow us to do so. What are the possible results of not switching off from work?

Cyberpathogenesis: pathologies resulting from exposure to cybernetics

Cyberpathogenesis: pathologies resulting from exposure to cybernetics

We have decided to use the term "cyberpathogenesis" to describe the origins of pathologies resulting from excessive and/or prolonged exposure to cybernetics and, in general, to new technologies.

Food Zurich festival: more than just a food market

Food Zurich festival: more than just a food market

A perfect plan for those who plan to visit Zurich in the spring is undoubtedly the gastronomic event 'Food Zurich'

5 latest-generation tech products that you can't do without

5 latest-generation tech products that you can't do without

Just like BBVA provides you with the best financial solutions, this article will showcase the best latest-generation tech products to be found on the market.

Towards a New Enlightenment? A Transcendent Decade

Towards a New Enlightenment? A Transcendent Decade

OpenMind, BBVA's knowledge community, has presented its eleventh book: Towards a New Enlightenment? A Transcendent Decade.

Healthy foods that help you control your weight

Healthy foods that help you control your weight

If we want to lose weight we have to realise that we need to change our eating habits and we often do not manage to do this, because we see weight loss as a temporary, demanding and sacrificial process.