How To Start A Self-care Routine…

Hello everyone and welcome back to my blog! I hope you are all having a lovely week so far!

How are you all doing? Have you taken time to focus on self-care? If so, comment below and let me know your self-care secrets!!

Today’s post is about that all important self-care routine!! Who has a routine in place already?

First things first, I want to start this post off by reminding you all that self-care is NOT selfish. Let’s say it again…. Self-care is NOT selfish! Nor is it a waste of time – it’s a very important part of our lives and something we need to focus more on. Let’s go back to basics and let’s ask ourselves a really simple question- on a scale of 1-10 how is your mental health? How is your physical health? How is your emotional health?

It doesn’t matter if you answered really…

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Sweeney’s Stuttering Update – March 2022

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I hope you’re all enjoying the lovely weather & are having a fantastic day!

Today’s blog is my Sweeney’s Stuttering Update for March 2022!! I like to do these posts as a check-in on my journey to speech fluency, so without further ado, let’s see what today’s has in store 🙂

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Leadership and Sir Ernest Shackleton — Workplace Navigator

Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance ship was found in Antarctica this week after sitting at the bottom of the Weddell Sea for 107 years. I wrote this piece in 2013 after I read Alfred Lansing’s book called “Endurance.” It’s my most popular post and I felt it was timely to bring to light once again, Shackleton’s incredible […]

Leadership and Sir Ernest Shackleton — Workplace Navigator

We’ve Passed 30,000 Views!!!

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I am absolutely delighted to announce that, as of last week, Sweeney’s Blogs has now passed over 30,000 total views!! We’ll be taking a closer look at what surpassing this milestone means to me in today’s blog!

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Ayurveda & Mental Health – Amy Collett

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I hope you’re all having a brilliant start to the weekend!

How can we help find the balance between our mind, body & spirit? What is Ayurveda & how can it help our Mental Health? We’ll be taking a look at the answers to these questions & more in today’s guest blog!!

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The Meaning of Yin and Yang — Pointless Overthinking

Night and day. Light and darkness. Masculine and Feminine. Chaos and order. Life is comprised of a series of interconnected opposing forces. Everything that exists has an opposite, just as there is always two sides to the same coin. Although we are inclined to seek pleasure without pain or cling onto the ‘good’ while banishing…

The Meaning of Yin and Yang — Pointless Overthinking

The Power of Hope

“Find the seed at the bottom of your heart and bring forth a flower”

Shigenori Kameoka

Hope is something that connects us all as people, right? We hear the word mentioned countless times as we go through life, but what is the true power of hope? That’s what we are going to be taking a look at in today’s blog! 🙂

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Sweeney’s Stuttering Update – February 2022

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I hope you’re all having a great day!

Today marks the final day in February 2022 & as another month comes to a close, that means it’s time for Sweeney’s Stuttering Update – this time for February 2022!! I like to do these update posts once a month, as a way to keep you all in the loop about my journey to speech fluency!

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The Wisdom of Being Wrong — Pointless Overthinking

If only things were that simple. If only events could be packaged into neat containers of ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ or ‘good’ and ‘evil’. Despite our proclivities towards binary and dualistic thinking, life is a whole lot messier. Many circumstances are morally ambiguous and uncertain. Being in this metaphorical ‘grey’ area of not knowing can be…

The Wisdom of Being Wrong — Pointless Overthinking

Random Acts of Kindness

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Random acts of kindness are contagious, wouldn’t you agree? I’ve always been fascinated by the concept of kindness, and as we haven’t really covered it for a while on the page, we are going to be taking a look at it in today’s blog!!

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My Happy Disposition – Will Temple

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I think of myself as quite a happy person even in the toughest of situations. I find that this way of dealing with both the events going on around you and your emotions are for me the best. This is something that I like to refer to as “My Happy Disposition”, and is going to be what we are going to be exploring in today’s blog!

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The Importance of Sleep – Isha Patel

Sleep – is something that we all need, but do we all get enough of it? What happens to us if we do not get as much sleep as we need? We are going to be taking a look at the above questions & more in today’s blog, so let’s get into it!

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How To Adjust To New Seasons Of Life — Olivia Lucie Blake

I remember the first time I heard someone use the phrase new seasons of life. And I really loved how it sounded. Whenever I go through new changes or circumstances in life, I often now refer to them as new seasons of life. And recently I went through one myself. Often they are hard to…

How To Adjust To New Seasons Of Life — Olivia Lucie Blake