In normal everyday life, the word ‘problem’ often comes into our conversations, but the way we use it is usually to describe something that we are not comfortable with, something negative or something we want to change when it may be difﬁcult to do so. Indeed, the word ‘problem’ is used as much as an adjective as it is used as a noun. For example, we might talk of problem teenagers, problem neighbours or problem teeth. We might describe things like ‘my weight problem’ or ‘the trafﬁc problem’. In all these instances, there is a feeling that the problem is ‘out there’ and we don’t want it.