Tag: A problem shared

Social media – why I’m cutting back

This has been preying on my mind for some time now… I have a real love/hate relationship with social media. I access Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on a daily basis and the benefits of doing so are obvious. Facebook is a great way of keeping in touch with the day-to-day lives of friends and family, …

Don’t bottle it up – why the art of deception is bad for you

A relatively succinct post as I reflect on how writing this blog has been beneficial to me. I first uploaded a YYCDI post on Sunday 5th May and I’ve maintained my commitment to weekly posts since, albeit with a couple of very brief Facebook posts sharing images whilst I was on holiday in August. In …

Coping mechanisms – podcasts

I have previously written about using music ( article link here ) and motivational quotes ( article link here ) as coping mechanisms. Today, I’ll be writing about another coping mechanism I use – podcasts. Firstly, for those who aren’t aware of just what podcasts are, the Simple English Wikipedia page definition is: Podcasting is …

You are not alone

I started this blog for 3 reasons: After 25+ years of bottling up these issues and hiding them away, I thought it may be cathartic to speak openly about them. In speaking openly, I hope that it may help / be of some comfort to others trying to deal with similar issues. I believe it’s …

A problem shared…

A relatively succinct and quick-read today, following last week’s epic essay on music! There is a quote which never fails to make me smile: ‘A problem shared is a problem halved, so is your problem really yours or just half of someone else’s?’ Clearly a witty extension of the old favourite ‘A problem shared is …