This is the *extended September Wellbeing column in the York Press.
As the summer draws to a close, I wonder what your memories of Summer 2014 will be?
*It also explains why returning to a place of childhood delight, as an adult isn't the same. Holidays, films and visits to old haunts are particularly susceptible to disappointment, as expectations are thwarted. I recall seeing a TV programme with a woman who had bought her old childhood holiday home, but couldn't understand why it didn't feel the same and was disappointed.
I was a teenager on a school holiday in Yorkshire and we visited Scarborough. It was wet and half-day closing, so everything was shut. I thought it was the most miserable place I’d ever visited and vowed I would never return.
Then we grow up and our thinking matures and we realise that our opinions may be a little restricted.