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Welcome to Sweeney’s Blogs 😁🙌🙌
Here at Sweeney’s Blogs, we cover a wide range of topics such as Stuttering, Stress and Mental Health! We always aim to encourage “Highlighting the I in Difference” through writing blogs that combine factual information with personal stories & so much more 😄
We’ve been posting 2 new blogs a week since February 2019, so if you are just starting out here on the page, it can seem a tad overwhelming – don’t you worry though, we’ve got you covered! This page is going to act as an introduction to some of the different blogs that we have up on the page, as well as some of the topics that we cover from time to time 🌻🌴🌻
Let’s get started then:
Here are some great blogs to get you started:
Blogging is a Journey…
I’ve been blogging since 2019, and in that time I have learnt so much – blogging is such a special journey.
Here’s the link if you want to check it out: https://sweeneysblog.com/2021/11/01/blogging-is-a-journey/
My Name – My Story
Every name has a story, a meaning, and a background that tells a rich history of culture. What does your name mean I wonder?
Here’s the link if you want to check it out: https://sweeneysblog.com/2022/07/18/my-name-my-story/
You Are Not Alone
Have you ever felt alone before? Do you need a friendly reminder that help is always available? Well then, this is the blog for you 🙂
Here’s the link if you want to check it out: https://sweeneysblog.com/2020/12/19/you-are-not-alone/
Here are some of the more informative blogs:
Alzheimer’s – The Bookcase Analogy
Alzheimer’s can be quite a tricky disease to understand at first – this is where the bookcase analogy really shines.
Here’s the link if you want to check it out: https://sweeneysblog.com/2019/02/05/alzheimers-the-bookcase-analogy/
Poetry – A Guide to Managing Stress?
Poetry has always been a fantastic way for me to help manage my stress – here’s my guide to writing poems for you 🙂
Here’s the link if you want to check it out: https://sweeneysblog.com/2019/02/12/poetry-a-guide-to-how-to-manage-stress-using-poems/
Rhythmical Thinking – A Stuttering Solution?
A couple of years ago, I made a Sweeney Stuttering Solution called ‘Rhythmical Thinking’, which reduces the possibility of stuttering through music.
Here’s the link if you want to check it out: https://sweeneysblog.com/2019/02/07/rhythmical-thinking-a-stuttering-solution/
Here are some of our more personal posts:
Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome – My Dance with Death
On the 15th of October 2014, everything changed… I went through what can only be described as a ‘Dance with Death’
Here’s the link if you want to check it out: https://sweeneysblog.com/2020/10/17/sweeneys-peutz-jeghers-story-my-dance-with-death/
Sweeney’s Skydive for Alzheimer’s
In October 2018, I did a Charity Tandem Skydive, where I raised over £900 for The Alzheimer’s Society
Here’s the link if you want to check it out: https://sweeneysblog.com/2020/10/24/my-2-year-skydive-for-alzheimers-anniversary/
Sweeney’s Stuttering Story – The Call
Back in September 2020, I went through a traumatic experience which caused me to completely rethink my stutter
Here’s the link if you want to check it out: https://sweeneysblog.com/2020/09/12/sweeneys-stuttering-story-the-call/
Here are some of my greatest achievements!
Gen Z’er of the Year 2021
In December 2021, I found out that I won Gen Z Talks’ “Gen Zer of the Year” award for 2021, it’s something that I’ll always be proud of 🙂
Here’s the link if you want to check it out: https://sweeneysblog.com/2022/01/24/gen-zer-of-the-year-2021/
I’m graduating soon
I graduated from the University of Reading in the summer of 2022, and what a university journey it turned out to be!
Here’s the link if you want to check it out: https://sweeneysblog.com/2022/07/02/im-graduating-soon/
I’ve won an award
Upon graduating from the University of Reading, I found out that I also won the Henley Business School’s “Outstanding Contribution to Business Programmes” award.
Here’s the link if you want to check it out: https://sweeneysblog.com/2022/08/06/ive-won-an-award/