• Dan Dowling on Like An Adult

    Getting Rejected Is Hard, But Here's How To Respond To It

    Getting Rejected Is Hard, But Here's How To Respond To It

    When you get rejected, the popular response is to quit. That's why most people don't pursue their passions or live their dreams. But the correct response is to keep going, and to go so hard, by the time you are accepted, you don't actually need anybody's opinion but your own. Take my early freelance career: […]
  • Dan Dowling on Like An Adult

    5 Decisions You Need To Make Before You Can Change Your Life

    5 Decisions You Need To Make Before You Can Change Your Life

    Decisions are the difference between the life you have and the life you want. They're also the reason most people are stuck in lives they didn't plan for. That was my case. Three years ago, I was your average millennial male. I mooched off my parents, I had zero direction and I was no closer to […]
  • Dan Dowling on Love Hurts

    42 Bold Questions To Ask Yourself If You Feel Like You're Settling In Love

    42 Bold Questions To Ask Yourself If You Feel Like You're Settling In Love

    For all the problems in your love life, you are the solution. You have access to all the knowledge in the world at this moment, barring the goings on of underground alien bases. And you have the power of decision. All friendships (especially romantic relationships) are mirrors to our internal world. They're designed like this […]
  • Dan Dowling in Life

    The Secrets Of A Former Narcissist: The Weird Ways We Go About Dating

    The Secrets Of A Former Narcissist: The Weird Ways We Go About Dating

    Step into this scene: You walk into a crowded party with a sea of faces, most of them friendly and beaming. But instead of getting a surge of excited curiosity, you feel an overwhelming sense of pressure. Then you imagine, “What are they thinking about me? Am I attractive enough? Are they looking at someone […]
  • Dan Dowling on Love Hurts

    Addicted To Love: Why We're Still Chasing Destructive Relationships

    Addicted To Love: Why We're Still Chasing Destructive Relationships

    I wanted to know what the f*ck love was, and after I hit rock bottom due to a toxic “romance,” I made it my business to find out. As I refined my search, I realized that precisely 97.2 percent of love advice sets people up for relationship failure. Why is there so much sh*t advice when […]