Welcome Giles to Sweeney’s Blogs!

Hello everyone!

I hope that you are having a great day and enjoying the week so far!

My name is Giles, I am a good friend of Sweeney’s. I am the newest member of the Sweeney’s Blog team, and I thought I would use this introductory blog to tell you all a little about myself 🙂

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Sweeney’s Stuttering Update – September 2022

Good afternoon everyone,

I hope that you’re all having a lovely start to the week 🙂

September 2020 comes to a close in just a couple of days, so you know what that means – it’s time for this month’s Sweeney’s Stuttering Update! I like to do these updates as a monthly log of my journey to speech fluency, bringing you along on the ride with me! So, let’s see what this month has in store!

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Tips to Find a Great Career in Business – Amy Collett

Are you looking to start a career in Business? Would you like to hear some advice for finding a job while living with a disability? Are you looking to find out some extra career progression tips? Well then, this is the guest blog for you 🙂

Today’s blog is a guest blog called “Use These Tips to Find a Great Career in Business While Living With a Disability”, written by the fantastic Amy Collett!! So, without further ado, I’ll leave you to Amy’s awesome blog, be sure to let us know what you think!

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The Science of Mindfulness — Wise & Shine

The practice of meditation may at first seem counterintuitive or foreign to the Western mind. With the abundance of digital technologies and entertainment options available to us, why would anyone abandon these luxuries to sit alone in silence. Surely there are more productive ways one ought to spend their limited time here on earth. Yet…

The Science of Mindfulness — Wise & Shine

Creating Habits vs Autism – Matthew Brown

Hi everyone,

I hope you’re doing great!

Do you struggle to form habits? Do you try to stick to a routine, and then falter after a few weeks? I feel exactly the same. In this blog, I’ll discuss about the psychology behind forming habits, my difficulties with habit-forming, and how I’m trying to combat those difficulties.

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My Thoughts on “Troy” by Stephen Fry

Good afternoon everyone,

I hope that you’re having a lovely start to the week 🙂

I finished reading Troy by Stephen Fry last week, and what a book it was!! We’re going to be taking a look at some of my thoughts & opinions of the book in today’s blog! Let’s get cracking!

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Amor Fati and The Acceptance of What is Necessary — Pointless Overthinking

This idea of surrendering ourselves to something beyond our control is foreign to our natural inclinations as human beings. At our core we are meaning making creatures who tirelessly seek to rid the world of uncertainty, and have power over our natural environment. We develop myths, rituals, belief systems, and socio-political institutions all in an attempt to […]

Amor Fati and The Acceptance of What is Necessary — Pointless Overthinking

Acknowledging Your Feelings

Good afternoon everyone,

How’s everybody doing?

Let’s talk about feelings in today’s blog, and how it is completely normal to feel how you are feeling at this moment in time. I feel like life nowadays is moving so quickly, that it can be easy to get swept up in the moment, but taking some time to understand, accept & process how we are feeling can make a huge difference in our lives!

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Why We are Mostly Emotional, and Sometimes Rational — Pointless Overthinking

Over the course of our lives many of us will have gotten into arguments with friends, family or loved ones which goes somewhat along the lines of: “You are not thinking, can you hear yourself? You need to stop being so hard headed and stubborn, and just listen to the facts. Can’t you just be…

Why We are Mostly Emotional, and Sometimes Rational — Pointless Overthinking

Sweeney’s Stuttering Update – August 2022

Good afternoon everyone,

I hope that you’re all keeping well 🙂

August 2022 comes to a close during the middle of next week, so you know what that means – it’s time for this month’s Sweeney’s Stuttering Update! I like to do these updates as a monthly log of my journey to speech fluency, bringing you along on the ride with me! So, let’s see what this month has in store!

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Sweeney’s Reflections – August 2022

Good afternoon everyone,

I hope that you’re all having a lovely start to the week 🙂

I’m back again for August’s Sweeney’s Reflections, and this month’s blog will focus on the concept of “growth”. I like to do these reflection-style posts as a way to jot down some of my thoughts on a range of different topics – if you follow along with this series of posts, it’s like you are following along my mind’s journey through life 😄

So, let’s see what today’s post has in store!

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