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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 […]

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IFG UPDATE: February 10

This week we looked back at our 3 R’s—the idea initially introduced in the TED Talk that we watched at orientation—to examine where we see ourselves as locals after one month in Spain. Specifically, we focused on the third R, our Restrictions. Today we leave you with some resources, tools and exercises to further examine how we […]

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IFG UPDATE: February 3

This week in IFG we looked at the idea of living compassionately—specifically how we show kindness to ourselves and to others and how we can continue this practice going forward. We looked at David Foster Wallace’s 2005 commencement address at Kenyon College, “This is Water”, and his idea of our ‘natural default-setting’ as a framework […]

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IFG UPDATE: January 27

We hope you enjoyed your first week of IFG! Here is your 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. – Genesis & Chris ifg@tufts-skidmore.es FEEDBACK FORM  IFG RESOURCES: IFG TIPS + TOOLS IFG SOCIAL […]

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IFG UPDATE: January 20

Welcome to the first IFG UPDATE for Spring 2017—a weekly collection of guidelines, frameworks and practical day-to-day tools for your time in Spain (and beyond). At orientation on Saturday we looked at mindfulness as “awareness of your relationship to your experiences and to your mind”. Susan highlighted the importance of kindness and curiosity as we “try-on” difference during […]