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Mastering Marshutkas: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Ride

November 25, 2012 by


As a foreigner in such a different country, I found my greatest challenge was making sure I wasn’t feeling too isolated. A great part of this was familiarizing and integrating myself into my host family and community. Daily calls to my English speaking colleagues also played an important role. But what I found most therapeutic […]

Friday Links Roundup

November 9, 2012 by


This is what we at the TLG blog have been reading this week. Well, this and election coverage. The Uses of Difficulty – We all know that overcoming challenges feels rewarding, but can obstacles in our way actually improve the outcome of our work? This article argues that difficulty can inspire us to do better […]