What do we mean by Success Series!

The "What do we mean by Success?" series that I started running on the page a few weeks back has quickly become one of my pages, most successful series! I have really enjoyed writing the posts for it and they all seem to go down really well so I have decided to give the series …

Time to Talk – Blog 2: The Reality of Grief – Kyra Fehrman

Hello and Welcome to Sweeney's Blogs! Today's blog is the secong blog in our Time to Talk series and is all about The Reality of Grief. The idea for the blog and the blog itself came from a new guest writer on the page Kyra Fehrman. It is Kyra's first blog on the page so …

Alzheimer’s Avoidance – Blog 12: Understanding Alzheimer’s

With s forever increasing population, and with people living longer, there are more and more people being diagnosed with Alzheimer's and Dementia each day. That fact in itself is scary however it gets worse when we look at how many people actually understand what Alzheimer's is. This is going to be what we are going …

Alzheimer’s Avoidance – Blog 10: Accepting Alzheimer’s

Accepting Alzheimer's is a concept that a lot of people take a while to understand. I understand first hand how hard it is to accept that someone you love has the condition but if we don't accept it then it's going to negatively impact not only us but the actual person with Alzheimer's down the …

Alzheimer’s Avoidance – Blog 9: Learning a New Language?

Have you ever wanted to learn a new language? Have you ever thought of what knowing more than one language can do to you? Research shows that learning more than one language can help reduce your risk of getting Alzheimer's! What a motivating factor! We'll take a deeper look into it in today's blog! Hello …

Stuttering in Mainstream Media – Blog 8: Musharaf Asghar’s Story

Musharaf's Story is a really interesting story that was brought to life through the Bristish Documentary series, Educating Yorkshire. In this blog, we are going to be looking at what his story is and then we are going to look at the reactions that people had to his story on the TV show Gogglebox. Hello …

Stuttering in Mainstream Media – Blog 6: James Earl Jones

Did you know that Darth Vader's actor had a stutter? The man behind one of Hollywoods most recognisable voices was mute for nearly eight years! These two facts alone help paint a brief insight into the pain that a stutter can cause a person. A stutter affects more than just your ability to speak, it …

Mental Health Can be Everything and Everywhere!

People and indeed the world itself are forever evolving/changing. As times move on the way that we do things and even the way we think develops and evolves. Everything that we do has an effect on us as people and on our Mental Health as a result. As this effect happens the questions still stands: …

Stuttering in Mainstream Media – Blog 4: Being Picked on by a Teacher

Stuttering affects lots of different people in lots of different ways. One of the main factors to think of when it comes to stuttering is how people react to you. Teachers in school are there to support and mentor you so how do you react when one of them makes fun of your stutter? This …

Stuttering in Mainstream Media – Blog 3: Stutterspirations

What is a stutterspiration? How do they help people who stutter? What does it take to be a stutterspiration? Hello and Welcome to Sweeney's Blogs! Today's blog is going to be the fourth blog in the Stuttering in Mainstream Media series and is going to be about Stutterspirations. Stutterspiration is a word that I have …

Stuttering in Mainstream Media – Blog 1: An Introduction

Stuttering, a monumental topic that is often not given the attention it deserves. Many people know people who have a stutter but they really research into what a stutter is and how it can impact someone's life. This series is going to delve into the world of stutters and reveal another side to the common …