Tag Archives: Intercultural Focus Groups

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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: April 28

First of all, we want to thank you all for a wonderful semester of IFG! It has been an absolute pleasure getting to know each of you as we all work towards becoming multi-local individuals. This week, we want to leave you with a longer post than usual, covering some resources, thoughts and guidelines on life after this study-abroad […]

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IFG UPDATE: April 7

This week we want to take a look at some theories regarding how, why and when we experience happiness. Additionally, we’ll reexamine the importance of self-awareness as we consider how we’ve grown, changed and learned throughout the semester. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with either one of us if there is anything that we can help with! […]

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IFG UPDATE: March 31

Let’s consider how we make meaning out of the situations and people we encounter day-to-day, the resulting narratives that we tell ourselves, how they change over time, and the impact those stories have on our lived experiences. As always, please feel free to get in touch with us if there’s anything we can help with. – […]

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IFG UPDATE: March 24

Here’s the next round of resources, guidelines and frameworks to watch, read, practice and use. Please feel free to get in touch with us if there’s anything we can help with. See you next week! – Genesis & Chris ifg@tufts-skidmore.es FEEDBACK FORM  P.S. Don’t forget, the 21 Day No-Complaint Experiment starts on Monday! Pick up a […]

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IFG UPDATE: March 10

We want to focus on the importance of self-care in the face of difficulties and stresses we may encounter day-to-day. Take the time to do something kind for yourself this week (and every week). – Genesis & Chris ifg@tufts-skidmore.es FEEDBACK FORM IFG RESOURCES: IFG TIPS + TOOLS IFG SOCIAL SUGGESTIONS IFG UPDATE ARCHIVE SELF CARE ABROAD […]

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IFG UPDATE: March 3

Recently in IFG we looked at relationships and communication—the relationships we’ve established and grown here in Spain, the relationships established in our other localities that we’ve maintained here, how they’ve been changing, and how we work to balance them all. – Genesis & Chris ifg@tufts-skidmore.es FEEDBACK FORM  IFG RESOURCES: IFG TIPS + TOOLS IFG SOCIAL SUGGESTIONS IFG UPDATE […]

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IFG UPDATE: February 17

Now that we’re about one-quarter of the way through the semester, we think it’s a good time to take a step back and reexamine our goals and how we want to make use of the time that we’ve got left here. What did you aspire to do, be, achieve, or experience going into your time here […]