What Is Mind Mapping? — Wise & Shine

Mind Mapping is a powerful graphic technique which provides a universal key to unlock the potential of the brain. It was invented by Tony Buzan. I heard about it a long time ago from a friend of mine who is a writer. He uses it to make up the plot for his books. He could…

What Is Mind Mapping? — Wise & Shine

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

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 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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Finding Beauty in Brokenness — Pointless Overthinking

None of us can live indefinitely in the Garden of Eden. We are all thrown out in the world, into the cold, facing the inevitability of hardship, struggle and disappointment. We wake up one day to find our dreams shattered, our plans disrupted. No shelter can fully protect us from the wrath of the storm.…

Finding Beauty in Brokenness — Pointless Overthinking

Why Replacing Your Screen Time With Reading Is Good For You — Mind. Beauty. Simplicity

One of my new found rediscovered hobbies is reading. I’ve always been a bookworm to some extent, but as I got older social media became the new thing & I felt like I didn’t have time for it anymore. I wanted to start this detox series with the topic of reading because I’ve discovered, you […]

Why Replacing Your Screen Time With Reading Is Good For You — Mind. Beauty. Simplicity

Sweeney’s Reflections – July 2022

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

I am going to be graduating from the University of Reading next week, and it’s really got me thinking a lot lately. So, let’s take a look at some of the things that I’ve been thinking over in this month’s Sweeney’s Reflections 🙂

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5 Benefits Of Taking a Digital Detox — Olivia Lucie Blake

When I was a kid you wouldn’t ever in your wildest dreams see a post about taking a digital detox. It wouldn’t even be a thing. But now, in 2021 digital is everywhere. The world has made it really hard to not be involved in media or technology in some way or another. Whether it’s […]

5 Benefits Of Taking a Digital Detox — Olivia Lucie Blake

The Great Illusion of Separation — Pointless Overthinking

In modern industrialized societies it is easy to forget about our inherent connection to the natural world. Our finite attention is drawn towards our devices as media companies compete for our screen time. The online world has become ever more pervasive in our daily life as we have come to focus more and more on…

The Great Illusion of Separation — Pointless Overthinking

Life simply amazes me

Good afternoon everyone,

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

I’ve always been a very curious person, and life itself has just always fascinated me. Whether we are talking about the world itself, people & society or something completely different, it all just blows my mind. We are quite literally living in a space where anything is possible, isn’t that just incredible to think about?!

We’re going to be taking a look at this in a little more detail in today’s blog!

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Sweeney’s Reflections – June 2022

Good afternoon everyone,

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

Over the last couple of weeks, I have been thinking a lot about perspectives, and how people view situations in different lights. It’s something that I have been reflecting on quite a bit lately, so I thought that I would share some of my thoughts in this month’s reflections blog 🙂

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