Sweeney’s Blogs Update – June 2021

Good afternoon everyone!!

How’s everybody doing? The last couple of months have flown by so quickly, that I only realised the other day that I have mot done an update-style post for a couple of weeks now, so I decided that today would be the perfect day to do a Sweeney’s Blogs Update for June 2021!

So, let’s take a look at some of the things which have been going on recently!

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Taking a little break from work

Do you know the difference a little break from work can make for you? Have you ever experienced burnout & wondered what to do next?

Well, a couple of weeks back I came to the realisation that over the last couple of months I had been driving myself towards quite a big burst of burnout, the extent of which I didn’t truly recognise until I actually took some days off of work on annual leave.

Let’s take a look at burnout & how I reduced mine in today’s blog!

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The Power of Potential

“The only impossible journey is the one you never begin”

Tony Robbins

A very strong & meaningful quote, wouldn’t you agree? Personally, I have always always loved this quote, and feel like it has a message that we all need to be reminded of from time to time…

Let’s take a look at this quote, and at the power of potential in today’s blog!

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Sweeney’s Stuttering Update – May 2021

As the end of May is just around the corner, I think that now would be the perfect time for my monthly Sweeney’s Stuttering Update, with this one being for May 2021! I have found that I have been reflecting over my Stutter quite a bit over these last couple of months, and I am starting to discover a lot more about my speech, which I hope to share with you today!

So, let’s see what we are going to be covering for this month!

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Your Own Path to Happiness – Mental Wealth

We are all living our own life, we have our own interests, passions, hobbies & aspirations, right? Do you aim to live your life the way that you want to, or would you rather live it in a safe way, by following the ‘societal norm’? Would you like to find out how to create your own journey? Well, this is the blog for you!

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What IS Self-Love?

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“To me, loving yourself is the hardest, bravest and most important thing you will ever do.”
-Kim Lawrence Kellner @selflovefinder
Photo taken by: Karina Walker

I have been advocating for self-love to anyone who would listen ever since I began my own self-love journey about 5 years ago. But what IS it?

What is Self-Love?

According to Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D., CEO of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, self-love is how we appreciate our whole selves – physically, psychologically and spiritually. For so long, I thought that self-love was about how you feel about yourself, but it wasn’t until I started on my own self-love path that I realized that it was more than that. Self-love is how you put your appreciation of yourself into action. Feelings are fleeting; they come and they go, so it is the action of appreciating and loving oneself that determines how self-loving…

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Measuring Success|| How do I know When I’m Truly Winning? -Shavon D. Dillon — Motivated to Win

This picture illustrates an exemplar of how society views success. Read and understand my perception below. Winning in the 21st century means that one is SUCCESSFUL or on the path of eminent success. But how do you really measure success? Maybe we are measuring success on a faulty scale; a scale used to measure success […]

Measuring Success|| How do I know When I’m Truly Winning? -Shavon D. Dillon — Motivated to Win

National Limerick Day 2021

National Limerick Day fell on Wednesday 12th May 2021 this year! In today’s blog, to help celebrate this great day, we are going to be taking a closer look at Limericks, where they come from, how to make one, and how we can use them to help spread positivity & comedy in our lives! So, let’s get to it!

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

Happy Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 everybody!

Mental Health Awareness week is one of the most important days in the Mental Health calendar, alongside Time to Talk day & World Mental Health Day, and occurs from the 10-16th May 2021. In today’s blog, we’ll be taking a look at this special week, what it stands for, and why it is so important for us to raise awareness for.

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The Power of Kindness

“In a world where you can be anything, be kind”

A very powerful quote, which has always resonated closely with me, and its meaning holds a life lesson for us all…

Let’s take a closer look at this quote, and at the power of kindness in today’s blog!

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Time for a Cuppa 2021

Happy Time for a Cuppa Week 2021 everybody!!

Time for a Cuppa Week is designed to encourage friends, families & colleagues to get together over some cake and a cuppa, to help raise money for families who are facing Dementia. In today’s blog, we’ll be looking a bit closer at this special week, why it is so important, and how we can all get involved!

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Sweeney’s Blogs has passed 20,000 views!!!

We’ve only gone and done it – last Saturday, Sweeney’s Blogs passed over 20,000 total views!! This is an insane milestone for the page to achieve and I am over the moon about it! The page has grown so much over the past 2 years, and I could not be more grateful to each and every one of you who has helped Sweeney’s Blogs along it’s journey!

Let’s take a look at some of my thoughts about passing such a great achievement and also some updates for the blog from my end! So, let’s get into it!

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A New Thing Springing Up — Connie Rosser Riddle

Last week, I talked with a friend and she noted that she’d been in a “blah mood”–but couldn’t figure out why. There were no new challenges, no worries at present about medical tests results for family or friends, nothing bad had happened. She could list things she was grateful for–but still felt her spirit was […]

A New Thing Springing Up — Connie Rosser Riddle

Sweeney’s Stuttering Update – April 2021

April is going to be coming to a close in just under a weeks time, and in saying that, I feel like now is a great time to give you all Sweeney’s Stuttering Update for April 2021! I have found that over the last couple of years, I have been going on quite a journey with my speech and my Stutter, and I thought, why not bring all of you along with me!

So without further ado, let’s take a look at my update for this month!

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