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IFG UPDATE: Week 2 – What Am I Aware of?

Song of the Week: Perdóname LunaLas Migas This week in IFG, we moved from noticing our level of awareness to actually investigating what we are aware of. After trying to quickly identify the U.S. and Spain in photos, we explored our own perceptions of both countries and questioned where those perceptions came from. For example, why […]

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IFG UPDATE: Week 1 – Am I Aware?

Song of the Week:NONAME – Shadow Man (Ft. Saba, Smino, & Phoelix) “We can’t change every little thing that happens to us in life, but we can change the way that we experience it.” – Andy Puddicombe This week in IFG we explored our present awareness in two ways: Others: Are you aware of your peers, your host […]

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Mame Mbaye

This past Thursday, a young Senegalese man died of a heart attack while running away from police. When we think of a young black man running away from police, we “know” that something illegal, possibly criminal happened. He is considered illegal before he’s considered anything else. While the police have the right to ask anyone […]

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IFG: Visita a Lavapiés

Lavapiés / La Tabacalera Madrid multicultural Lavapies Se abre a partir de las 18:00 todos los dias Martes, 20 Marzo 20:00 (tour y cena con mentores) Lavapiés es ahora el barrio más de moda de Madrid. Como uno de los más antiguos, ha transitado por muchas identidades diferentes, antes de su renacimiento actual como centro […]

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IFG Update: November 28th

Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. ― C.G. Jung For real change to occur we must have courage to look within. These past few months have given each of you a tremendous opportunity to do just that, to use […]

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IFG Update: November 23rd

Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson In this week’s IFG sessions we took the opportunity to focus on gratitude. We discussed […]

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IFG Update: November 16th

Whatever you’re doing, you´re doing mindfully or mindlessly and the consequences of being in one state of mind over another is enormous. -Ellen Langer This week we’ve discussed the difference between mindfulness and mindlessness. The quote above is from Harvard social psychologist Ellen Langer whose groundbreaking work on mindlessness lead to some amazing insights into […]