Tag: Reach out

All that matters – family and friends (and a little bit of music…)

Another relatively succinct post this week (yay shout the regular readers!). I’ve reached a stage in life where it’s the simple things that mean the most to me. Amongst other things, I enjoy losing myself in a good book, listening to a long-forgotten album, the vivid colours of a sunrise / sunset (honestly – I …

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 …