The Happiness Dynamic Series

Working On My NOT To-Do List This Week

Working on my Not to Do List This Week
When I get into a lull or a rut, and when nothing on my to-do lists is getting done, there is one tool I use that works wonders. I call it my "NOT to-do" list.

It Starts Today – Day 1 of my #365DaysToLive

Dan Pearce - 365 Days to Live
A lot of self-scrutinization, reality checks, and straight up honesty with myself forced me to realize where things are, and take glorious action to make life beautiful. This is day one. Join me.

There I Was, Kicking Ass in Life

Dan Pearce kicking ass in life
2017 came creeping in, and I did all of it right. There I was, kicking ass in life. Then one event derailed all of it, and now I have some "kick ass" decisions to make...

Apparently I Can’t Be *Properly* Proud of Myself Yet

Dan Pearce
After REALLY rocking it for more than two months to get myself healthy and into awesome shape, it was pointed out why I can't yet be "properly" proud of myself...

#FindMyself60 Challenge – Day 28

On a well-mapped out 60-day plan to somehow find my old awesome self again, a lot has certainly happened in the first four weeks. Here's the latest.

Owning the Truth of What My Life Now Is

Serious post, today. I am owning up to some rather difficult truths because if I don't, I'll never be able to move past them...

This Never Was Supposed to Happen

Well, I can honestly say this was never supposed to happen. Not to people like me. It's so unreal to me still...

8 Major Personality Flaws You Should Probably Never Eliminate

You know what your biggest flaws are, and you probably want them gone. But I think there's a good reason those flaws are a part of you and so hard to eliminate.

Can’t I Get a Pass to Be Human for One Friggin’ Day?!

I've told you of my hard human moments last year, and how I lost some friendships because of it. Well, something unexpected and incredible was born out of that...

Congealed Oatmeal (for the Day)

This year I'm trying something new to be a lot more like Superman and a lot less like a blob of congealed oatmeal every day. And it's working!

The Reason People are Disappearing This Year is SAD.

It's the holidays, and that's why everyone is crazy-busy and not around, right?! Well, not always. All around the world this year, people are disappearing...

Stuck Beside a Crying Woman

I wrote this after finding myself stuck on the freeway next to a woman who was uncontrollably sobbing in the next car over... About what, I'll never know...

A Friend No Longer Worth Knowing

I have this friend. Well, *had* this friend. A close friend. And it's time I say goodbye to this man who has done nothing but hold me back and bring me down...

Who I Will ALWAYS Respect and Who I Will NEVER Respect…

It's a silly notion to think everyone should be respected, isn't it? Let me tell you, when it comes to "truth," who I will always respect and who I will never respect...

The Stranger from Four Days Ago

(Language warning) Four days ago I left to lead 41 teammates in one of the hardest things we would ever do. And I almost didn't make it thanks to this man...

I Just Kind of… Let Go.

Do you know what’s over-the-top ridiculous? I forgot the one most powerful life lesson that life has taught me again and again. And it almost was the end of me.

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217 Wrong Numbers

I sent the same text to 217 random cell phone numbers. Some replies made me smile. Some made me laugh. Some made me sad. For some, there just weren't words.

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Our Little Sky Lantern Fiasco

You know how sometimes things just get out of control in a hurry? Yeah. This moment in time brought to you by this dad's sheer stupidity...

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