Welcome to Sweeney’s Blogs!

Male Mental Health, Living Life with a Stutter, Getting over PTSD. Three of the many increasingly large topics that are often swept under the carpet. Here at Sweeney's Blogs we "Highlight the I in Difference" and talk about important topics for you. We write blogs on topics such as: Stuttering, Stress and Mental Health weekly. …

What do we mean by Success? – Blog 3: Your Qualifications?

Education and indeed the qualifications that you have are too many the foundation of their definition of success. People see education as an all or nothing when it comes to being successful or not when sometimes it just simply is not. The question that we are going to be looking at today is: does education …

stories with happy endings — Elle Thinks

If you are interested in stories with happy endings, you would be better off reading some other book. The Bad Beginning, Lemony Snicket. 1999. Oh, Lemony Snicket, how did I love thee, back when I was a mere tiddler reading through the non-YA section of my school’s library (and furious because my mother would not […]stories …

Struggling With Writer’s Block? Here’s How to Overcome it — irevuo

Ah, the (in)famous writer’s block, also known as creative bankruptcy. It’s by far the most hated aspect of being a writer. Sometimes it’s so severe that it makes you doubt your abilities, maybe even doubt whether being a writer is worth it. What am I going to write about? I could almost hear a lot […]Struggling …

Isolation… Lockdown… Make mental health as important as physical health — Depression Survivor

https://www.youtube.com/embed/_XJ3TwzqLHM?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent So many of us have become great at hand washing, social distancing, and isolating. But as our isolation continues, how many of us are being as deliberate and mindful with caring for our mental health? As we navigate this truly bizarre time, anxiety, depression, fear, and helplessness are all around us. There’s so much …

What Colour Do You Feel Today? — Middle-aged, Free and Single

How do you feel? I mean, how do you really feel? Happy? Or depressed? Or?? It seems to me that we’ve started to think that if we’re not feeling happy then we must be feeling sad. And if we’re feeling sad we must be suffering from depression. And if we’re suffering from depression we need […]What …

Are You a Good Friend to Yourself? — Dr. Eric Perry, PhD

Written by Dr. Eric Perry, PhD Image Credit: Pixabay “A friend is a gift you give yourself.” ~Robert Louis Stevenson What kind of friend are you? Are you attentive, kind and compassionate or, are you neglectful, uncaring and critical? Scrolling through quotes on the internet, I was reminded of the immense value we place on […]Are …