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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 SOCIAL SUGGESTIONS

Recommendations for places to eat, drink and study, as well as things to do and see around the city! ifg@tufts-skidmore.es FEEDBACK FORM  P.S. Looking for more ideas? Download Foursquare – it’s a great place to start your own search for things to do in Madrid! IFG RESOURCES: IFG TIPS + TOOLS SELF CARE ABROAD IFG UPDATE […]

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IFG TIPS + TOOLS

Here you will find all of the tips, tools and resources from every IFG UPDATE in one place! ifg@tufts-skidmore.es FEEDBACK FORM  IFG RESOURCES: IFG SOCIAL SUGGESTIONS SELF CARE ABROAD IFG UPDATE ARCHIVE Getting Around Citymapper Public transit (metro, bus, and cercanías) and walking directions. My Taxi and Cabify Hail a driver to your current location and pre-set your […]

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Self-Care Abroad

Here are our suggestions for developing your own self-care practice abroad. If you have any suggestions for additions to this list, please let us know! Remember, there’s no universal “best” or “right” answer when it comes to finding effective self-care methods—figure out what works best for you. ifg@tufts-skidmore.es FEEDBACK FORM  IFG RESOURCES: IFG TIPS + TOOLS IFG SOCIAL […]

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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 […]