Why Do I Blog the Way I Blog: The Method to My Madness

The beauty of this article is that the concepts described can be applied to more than just blogging. Danny hits another one out of the park.

Dream Big, Dream Often

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I thought it would be nice to provide a little information structure for those that are new to DBDO as we have added hundreds of new followers and readers to the blog in the last couple of weeks.

I focus our conversations around 4 basic topics, all of which have to do with personal development: living a healthy lifestyle, living an organized/goal oriented life, living debt-free and living a life of charity.  I call these the 4 Pillars of Successful Living.  I not only espouse these, I live them.

I focused on these 4 because my research revealed that these are the 4 basic areas that were common among people who considered themselves unsuccessful or under-achieving.

Along with these 4 topics I believe in and use a 6-step formula for helping me to achieve any goal:

  1. determine what it is that you want and state it
  2. determine what…

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What are Writing Dilemmas?

If you follow me on Twitter or Facebook, you may notice from time to time a post that may read similar to this:

“Today’s Writing Dilemma: How to get a cat out of a tree by a man with no arms.”

Seems random and it is, on the surface. However, these type of updates serve a couple of purposes. First, they are intended to provoke a conversation and very often they do. We live in a world populated by people who love to throw their opinion out there, unsolicited or not. They can’t help themselves and I love feeding that creative energy. Second, they serve as a subliminal writing prompt to me, my writing buddies, and anyone else listening in. Hey, we all get stuck from time to time and sometimes you need the creative equivalent of Roadside Assistance to help get you out of a stalled scene. Finally, the WDs that I sometimes find myself in are pretty funny ones and I love to share a laugh or two with you all. You’re worth it.

There is supposed to be three parts to my blog that entail my thoughts (mostly collections of one-liner that I come up with), my musings (commentary on things that I experience on a daily basis), and storytelling (which sadly I haven’t done enough of lately) involving content that can only be found on here.

Lights and Shadows has kept me pretty busy lately, but I will always try to find some time to keep you all abreast of what’s happening with me. Thanks for your time. 🙂