Positively Critical

"The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don't wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope." — Barack Obama

Oh, Crisis!

As an EFL teacher who mostly does classes by phone, I constantly have to look for topics that will interest my students; taunt and tempt them until they forget there’s … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

10 Ways to Screw Up a Job Interview

I previously posted this on a different blog of mine in November 2011, but given my recent adventures in job hunting, I thought it appropriate to bring it out of … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Maples, Madagascar & Barcelona

Barcelona was everything it’d promised to be and more. It’s elegant, sophisticated, mature. Even though it’s smaller in size, it seems larger than Madrid. Different. Breathtaking.

May 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Passports, Mafiosos & Santos

I won’t go into the full details of how the story went down. Suffice it to say that I was having a glass of wine with three other sexy felines when my bag mysteriously disappeared.

March 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Different View on the Spanish Crisis

——— It’s Not Business as Usual. The finances of the world have been changing for a while. Media and the minds of those who are short-sighted have and will continue … Continue reading

February 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cafe Hunting in the City

Two weeks ago… Saturday afternoon in Madrid. It’s winter, but today we’ve been blessed with higher temperatures and sunny skies. Much as I’d love to stay in, and spend a … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

What About My Dreams?

Have you ever thought that if you were a slacker (career-wise), you’d be more successful in your personal life? That you would take more care of your personal shit and be happier? I’ve been thinking about it a lot lately. If I were to stress on my personal shit like I do on work, I would devote more time to making myself happy.

February 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fairy Tutu Dreams

This is the first of a monthly profile series by Positively Critical, called It’s Not Business as Usual. The finances of the world have been changing for a while. Media and the minds of those who are short-sighted have and will continue to focus on the negative, calling this a crisis. Both me, and my mom firmly believe that this is a wonderful time for citizens of the world to reinvent ourselves and evolve. To prove so, we aim to share with you as many success stories as we can find of real people who are making it happen.

February 3, 2013 · 5 Comments

The 1st of Firsts

Most people think all cats do all day long is eat and sleep, and I’m sick of it! It’s insulting to those of us felines who actually have an active … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

New Lessons

Curious cats constantly want to know ‘why Spain, when you could’ve moved to the States?’ Then they stare at me, looking for a revelation. They think I must have left … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

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