Dear Dan

Dear Dan: What Do You Feel Like You Discovered Before the Rest of the World Did?

There are definitely a few things I think I discovered before the rest of the world jumped onboard with them. And my feelings are a bit mixed as to how happy I am about them.

Dear Dan: What Happened to the Daily Meme Collections? I miss them!

Lots of my followers have been asking the question "what happened to the daily meme collections?" Don't worry. They're still there if you know where to find them.

Dear Dan, Who Do You Admire Most in the Entire World Right Now?

When I sat down to write out my answer to this, I had no idea who I would write about. I was kind of surprised but not surprised at all by my answers.

Dear Dan: Do You Believe in an Afterlife?

Do I believe in an afterlife? This is certainly a loaded question, and I'll give the person who gave it mad props for making me squirm. These are my thoughts on the afterlife...

Dear Dan: What’s the Dumbest Thing You’ve Done Lately?

My reader Angie felt like none of the decisions she was making lately were the right ones, and to help her feel better asked what the dumbest things I've done lately have been...

Dear Dan: Do You Have Any Tricks When Your Kid Asks for Something?

How do I say yes instead of no to my child?
Today I was asked my parenting trick for answering the endless questions and requests from my kid. This is my (personally) foolproof way that I have always had fun with it...

Dear Dan: Is it more difficult for you to make *real* friends when you are a bit of a celebrity?

I actually get asked this a lot. Is it harder to make real friends when you're popular or a celebrity? I've had many years to contemplate this question, and I think the answer is a bit more complex than yes or no.

Dear Dan: What Red Flags Are You Guilty of Ignoring When You Meet Someone?

Dating red flags
I'll admit there are times when I ignore someone's red flags because I just want it to work. I do it. You do it. Just about everyone does it...

Dear Dan: How do you remain so positive in such a cynical and negative world?

I have battled cynicism, and these are the 14 things I try to always do to continue living inside this beautiful bubble I have created for myself.

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The Faith Letter

I debated sharing this letter I wrote after being told I "struggle" with faith. I mean... Do I struggle? Or is my definition of faith just a little different?

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