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Thomas Tuchel advises Saul Niguez to deal with the culture shock of Premier League life

Thomas Tuchel has advised Saul Niguez to manage his culture shock in the Premier League and thrive at Chelsea. On-loan Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul was substituted at half-time on his difficult debut for the Blues as Chelsea edged Aston Villa 3-0 at Stamford Bridge. The 26-year-old failed to hit the game or find his rhythm, […]

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TikTok shares culture shock after moving from New York to Texas

Priscilla Aguire September 16, 2021Updated: September 16, 2021 12:58 p.m. We don’t drive friendly in Texas. Marco Bicci / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm There really is no place like Texas. As another Texas explainer hits the internet (this time from the Washington Post), a New Yorker’s experience in the Lone Star State has gone viral as she […]

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29 things that shocked travelers abroad

Food · posted on Sep 12, 2021 “Every time I visit the United States, I’m surprised by the amount of stuff.” If you’ve ever traveled, you’ve probably experienced some sort of culture shock – an event or situation that made you feel very far from home. So Redditor u/TeamDodgy asked, “What’s the biggest culture shock […]

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Woolworths supermarket shopper shares ‘culture shock’ in new TikTok

An American tourist has spoken of her ‘culture shock’ after noticing a very peculiar habit of some supermarket shoppers during a trip to her local Woolworths store. Sharing on TikTok, user Sophia said she was surprised at how many Australians were walking the aisles of the Woolies without shoes. See how many barefoot Woolies shoppers […]

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Danny Garza went from culture shock to All-American at Prairie View

Coming from Harlandale High School in San Antonio, and quite frankly, coming from a very different cultural background, offensive lineman Danny Garza wasn’t sure what to expect when he landed on the Prairie View campus. five years ago. But right from the start it was embraced and it had a huge impact. “Coming from an […]

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Sweden was a real culture shock. I found the early years hard

Robert Twamley was born in Dublin and grew up in Tralee, Co Kerry. He moved to the town of Falkenberg, Sweden, in 2009. He lives there with his wife, Swedish author Caroline Twamley, and their two children, Erik and Kaitlin, who are 9 and 7 years old. He is a museum technician and singer-songwriter. If […]

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Culture shock: how the loss of shared animal knowledge threatens their survival | Preservation

AAt the peak of the whaling industry in the late 1800s, North Atlantic right whales were slaughtered by the thousands. With every carcass carried on deck, the whalers were taking more than bones and flesh from the ocean. Killed whales had unique memories of feeding grounds, hunting techniques, and communication styles; knowledge acquired over centuries, […]

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Culture Shock Film Society explores perspective through film – The North Wind

Less than three years ago, a now grad student from NMU, Eric Pitz, decided during his senior year that he wanted to resurrect a club known as Gonzo Media. With a new name and a year of construction, the club was passed on to sophomore, art history major, Hunter McArthur. The Culture Shock Film Society […]

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Japanese sandwiches give culture shock to foreign journalists at Tokyo Olympics

While traditional Japanese dishes like sushi and tempura are well known around the world, once you get here you’ll find there’s a wide array of Western dishes to tantalize your taste buds as well. Many of them are a little different from what you’ll find in Western countries, however, with an example being sandwiches, which […]

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Culture shock when leaving and returning to the United States | by Robert McKeon Aloes | Age of Consciousness

Experiencing a shock and feeling lost in the movements I lived in Texas for several years and didn’t think too much about what the culture meant. I didn’t think there was a lot of culture in Texas, at least in a big, easy-to-perceive design. Little did I know that my understanding of what culture is […]

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Take the culture shock out of teacher coaching

You may have noticed a new approach to professional development being talked about recently on social media and at online conferences: educational coaching. It’s a method many senior executives are passionate about: a trained coach works with teachers one-on-one to help them develop their teaching – and there’s plenty of evidence to support its effectiveness. […]

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6AM Turns LA Techno into International, Crypto-Empire

Techno is one of the modern moments of “multiple discovery”. The art form emerged in the early 1980s from the city of Detroit. His rhythmic style crossed Germany returns to its original source of inspiration, paying homage to bands like Kraftwerk and other electronic music that emerged from Berlin and Frankfurt. Both cultures had unique […]

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The culture shock of a purple state

July 15, 2021 July 15, 2021 My Twitter feed at the beginning of May was suddenly inundated with screenshots of sparkling graphics from The New York Times, which had launched an interactive tool allowing readers to find out if they “live in a political bubble”. “Enter your address”, he ordered, “to see the political party […]

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Lorde had ‘culture shock and felt like a freak’ after returning from hiatus

The New Zealand-born singer spoke to her fans about the “pretty wild adjustment” she went through to get back into the limelight ahead of the release of her third studio album. The Royals singer opened up to her fans in a candid update on her recent comeback She delighted fans last month with her return […]

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Climate culture shock is coming

My News Feed — and probably your News Feed, too — is full of stories about professional workers returning to their offices this summer. What the great involuntary experience of the pandemic has shown is that the structure of work is not just a habit, it is a culture. Work culture varies not only from […]

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The reverse culture shock of returning to the office –

After college, I spent a year in Nairobi, Kenya. Coming from a small college town in Massachusetts, my arrival in Kenya was a culture shock. Surprisingly, coming home a year later proved just as difficult. Back in the States, I saw things in a new light. Everything seemed familiar and unfamiliar at the same time. […]

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billionaires retire from leading roles in the arts

As two of the founders of Carphone Warehouse, David Ross and Sir Charles Dunstone have a lot in common. They both went to the same public school, forged stellar careers by becoming billionaires, donated to the Conservative Party, and are generous patrons of the arts. But, over the weekend, it emerged that the pair are […]

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billionaires quit leading roles in the arts

As two of the founders of Carphone Warehouse, David Ross and Sir Charles Dunstone have a lot in common. ©Getty David and Shelley Ross with David and Samantha Cameron at the Tories Summer Party in 2006 – Getty They both went to the same public school, forged stellar careers becoming billionaires, donated to the Conservative […]

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“A Good Opportunity”: Culture Shock Yogurt Opens New Higgins Market Location

Aislynn added her favorite toppings to her Culture Shock yogurt last week at the chain’s new location, now open in the Holiday Market mall at Higgins Corner in South County.Photo: Elias Funez Culture Shock Yogurt has opened a new location at Higgins Marketplace, a shopping center on Highway 49 near Combie Road. The first self-service […]

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Stomp Out Bullying: Young actors come together for a panel on culture shock

NEW YORK — Young actors are coming together virtually for an important cause: to help end bullying. Over 90,000 schools around the world participated in and streamed the third annual Culture Shock event on Wednesday, April 21. Panelists discussed their personal experiences and offered advice on what to do if students witness bullying. The cast […]

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Duff McKagan felt “culture shock” when he met Slash

Duff McKagan recently opened up about the “culture shock” he felt when he met Guns N’ Roses teammate Slash. McKagan joined Pearl Jam’s Stone Gossard on Spotify’s latest episode Rock This with Allison Hagendorf Podcast. The rockers discussed their formative years in Seattle’s burgeoning punk scene in the early ’80s, as well as McKagan’s move […]

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Duff McKagan Reflects on the “Culture Shock” Moment of Meeting Slash

Duff McKagan recalled the “culture shock” moment of first meeting Slash in Los Angeles in a new interview. McKagan shared the story on Rock This with Allison Hagendorf. The future bandmates met at the famous Canter’s Deli. Guns N’ Roses drummer Steven Adler was also present at the reunion. McKagan said, “It was so alien […]

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Najee Harris opens up on Alabama struggles, culture shock and no regrets

Landing in Birmingham on January 8, 2017 was, as Najee Harris described it, a surreal experience. Choosing that flight over Detroit ended his mysterious recruiting saga that nearly saw Jim Harbaugh take him to Michigan despite his previous commitment to the Crimson Tide. The fact that he was recognized by fans that afternoon at the […]

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WIUX will stream Culture Shock virtual festival

WIUX will be streaming a Culture Shock virtual festival on April 17. The broadcast is free and will begin at 1:30 p.m. on CultureShock.WIUX.org. Culture Shock is WIUX’s annual music festival featuring local artists and larger regional or national artists, said Hannah Cougill, Senior and President of WIUX. This year the local artists will be […]

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Sterling HolyWhiteMountain on culture shock

In “Featherweight,” your story in this week’s issue, a young Native American experiences something of a culture shock when he leaves his reservation and attends a college populated mostly by whites. What is the nature of this shock and how would you characterize its response? Photograph by S. Schildt Culture shock is another way of […]

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Hong ’24: What culture shock can tell us about the freshman experience

As the midterms of first years come and go, most of us feel stressed. For students like me who are on campus for our first full semester, midterm stress can be exacerbated by homesickness and irritability. Sometimes I found myself feeling uncharacteristically angry about little things like the weather. Not knowing why I felt uncomfortable, […]

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Post-pandemic culture shock

BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,853, December 21, 2020 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The coronavirus pandemic has created a new kind of culture shock. It has affected essential and highly personal elements of many people’s lives in their own environment. A culture shock of this magnitude has not happened since World War II. When the pandemic ends, […]

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After 17 years, one last dance for Culture Shock Dance Center

For many, Culture Shock Dance Center is more than a dance studio – it’s a community. But now, after 17 years, this community will have to find a new home. Like many San Diego small businesses, the pandemic has made 2020 an impossible year for the Midtown dance studio. Culture Shock Dance Center first closed […]

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Damon Dominique describes culture shock in his home country

The last weeks before the elections have caused tensions across the country. Although Biden’s election brought some relief, there are still many deep-rooted concerns about the nature of systemic issues such as xenophobia, racism and nationalism. A YouTuber, Damon Dominique, tackles this notion in videos about how other places in the world are responding to […]

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Culture shock: why New Zealand’s response to COVID-19 worked

“How was school today?” I asked. “Chill,” came the response. I have two daughters in a public high school here in New Zealand. I have found this to be a standard response when we ask them how school is going. Whether they’re reporting on tests, reports, or evaluations, it all seems “cold.” They are allowed […]

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Culture shock of a black man leaving Japan for Charlotte

Tracy Jones and her family recently moved from Japan, her wife’s home country, to Charlotte. Courtesy of Tracy Jones Moving to Japan from the United States was like living in space. In Japan, I floated in zero gravity. To be weightless is to be hypersensitive without the constant fear of real danger. I lived in […]

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Iowa State Student and Staff Explain Culture Shock | News

Many international students experience culture shock in different ways when they come to the United States for college. Courtesy of Timo Wielink at Unsplash A student and staff member from Iowa State shared their experiences with culture shock and how every international student goes through this process when coming to Iowa State. According to Verto […]

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Embracing culture shock in college can be a great experience – The Daily Aztec

College brings so much to the lives of students: adventures, opportunities, educational experiences and, inevitably, culture shock. All students come into contact with culture shock at some point in their college career, but most often at the beginning. At first, you may find your new surroundings dynamic, exciting, and intriguing. You’ll meet all kinds of […]

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Online learning breeds new forms of culture shock

The transition to university comes with a lot of new things: living alone for the first time, exploring a new campus and meeting people from all over the world. For students of color who come from diverse schools or communities, the move to college can also catalyze feelings of culture shock and impostor syndrome. During […]

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Culture shock: dissecting a decade of upheaval in Ibiza – On-scene reports

Elsewhere along the grand timeline, Sankeys rose to prominence in 2011, before its doors closed tightly with unpaid bills in 2017. The Pikes Hotel has regained its bohemian allure. Italian restaurateur Giuseppe Cipriani opened a new 1,000-seat dance hall in Marina Botofoch in 2013, but unfortunately BoOom! was plagued with legal wrangling early on, and […]

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Insider Info: Culture Shock | Security Information Monitoring

Many would say that a company’s brand is the most important part of maintaining a successful business and that a company’s culture should be a direct reflection of the brand. Take online retailer Zappos, which likes to market itself as a service company selling shoes. It might sound backwards, as companies typically focus on the […]

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three students share their stories – The Lafayette

The transition to college life is an exciting and daunting experience for everyone, but for many Lafayette students, this transition includes the added burden of adjusting to American life and life outside the city. These students experienced culture shock, which occurs when someone goes through a sense of bewilderment and shock upon arriving in a […]

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Culture shock: football takes new forms for keiki with the Kona club

KAILUA-KONA — Raphael Alves isn’t touting a secret recipe for football success, or a patented plan on how to become one of the greats. He prefers to keep it simple, only asking his students to show up with two things: a ball and a desire to play. It’s the kind of culture Alves grew up […]

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Definition of culture shock

What is culture shock? Culture shock refers to feelings of uncertainty, confusion, or anxiety that people may experience when moving to a new country or experiencing a new culture or environment. This cultural adjustment is normal and results from being in an unfamiliar environment. Culture shock can occur when people move to another city or […]

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Technology can get in the way of good culture shock when studying abroad: NPR

A record number of Americans are studying abroad. Educators say this is good because it promotes better cross-cultural understanding. But many in the field worry that the influx of technology and social media is hampering students’ ability to fully immerse themselves abroad. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: A record number of US college students are studying abroad […]