Friends Next Door

Fireside chats with Dan, Mia, Thomas, and Kuan on career, culture, and relationships. The best conversations happen when different perspectives and backgrounds come together, so stop by to listen if you're ever in need of ...more

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July 10, 2022 00:51:59
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S3E10. Why Are Americans Obsessed With These?

Some of us just came off of an NBA Finals high (not Dan, he'd rather forget this year's Finals) that we're now experiencing basketball withdrawals. I mean, October feels so far away! So you can say we're obsessed and as you may know, sports permeate people's lives here. You can hear chatter around basketball, football, baseball, hockey, you name it - all throughout the year. Friendships are made over these shared interests.  On this episode, we will be chatting about a few things that Americans love to obsess over. Do you agree? What did we miss in our conversation?    As always, if you have a burning question, find us here: Email: [email protected] IG: @frndsnextdoor Dan: @therealdanchen Mia: @msmiaaa Thomas: @mundane_photos   ...

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July 03, 2022 00:53:48
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S3E9. Losing Graciously: Is It Possible?

As much as we all want to be a winner all day every day, there are times where we just have to admit defeat (and plot for a comeback). We don't necessarily think losing is a bad thing though, as we can turn that sense of bitterness into a motivation to improve. Losing does stink, but is there such thing as losing graciously? And do we want to be one?    As always, if you have a burning question, find us here: Email: [email protected] IG: @frndsnextdoor Dan: @therealdanchen Mia: @msmiaaa ...

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June 06, 2022 00:56:42
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S3E7. Our First Impressions of Each Other?

Let's take a trip down memory lane, shall we? What were our first impressions of each other like and how have those changed since? We've been told that making a great first impression is important, so how much effort do you take into it? And on the flip side, how much does someone's first impression affect the way you think about them?     As always, if you have a burning question, find us here: Email: [email protected] IG: @frndsnextdoor Dan: @therealdanchen Mia: @msmiaaa Thomas: @mundane_photos ...

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June 05, 2022 00:57:39
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S3E8. What Gives You Meaning in Life?

What makes you get up everyday? Some people want to be rich, some are working towards a job promotion, and some may be living to achieve their dreams of becoming an NBA player (sorry, we're in the thick of the NBA Finals now...). What we live for might change as we go through different phases in life so we sit down to discuss what keeps us going every single day. It doesn't always have to be a grand life goal, but at least it gives us something to strive for!     As always, if you have a burning question, find us here: Email: [email protected] IG: @frndsnextdoor Dan: @therealdanchen Mia: @msmiaaa Thomas: @mundane_photos ...

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May 27, 2022 00:53:30
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S3E6. Tips for Moving Across the Country? | MAILBAG

Moving isn't an easy process, let alone moving across the country! Not only do you need to figure out your way around your new place, but you're in a way starting from scratch so there's a lot to learn in the process. That said, it's always better to have a friend to go along for the ride, right? We're THOSE friends so tune in for tips and our takes on how to make the most out of your experience.    As always, if you have a burning question, find us here: Email: [email protected] IG: @frndsnextdoor Dan: @therealdanchen Mia: @msmiaaa Thomas: @mundane_photos ...

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May 08, 2022 00:50:37
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S3E5. At What Point Do We Grow Up?

We always hear that adulting is hard, so today we will peel off these endless layers of the very definition of adulting and discuss when we feel like we've successfully done that and where we fall short.  Do tough life challenges force one to grow up? How did our mentality change when we were in our 20vs. vs our 30s? Come on in and give it a listen!   As always, if you have a burning question, find us here: Email: [email protected] IG: @frndsnextdoor Dan: @therealdanchen Mia: @msmiaaa Thomas: @mundane_photos ...

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