How to Battle Procrastination — Henley Careers Blog

Struggling with procrastination? Don’t worry because you’re one of the 75% students who also struggle. This blog breaks down the reasons behind procrastination and gives you tips on how to tackle the problem head on to reduce time wasted on academic work and even job applications.

How to Battle Procrastination — Henley Careers Blog

Loneliness Awareness Week 2021

Good afternoon everyone!

Today is the start of Loneliness Awareness Week, which is running from the 14th-18th June 2021! To help celebrate this special week, we are going to be taking a look at what it has been created for, and what it hopes to achieve, in today’s blog! Let’s get cracking!

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Things are starting to look up

Good afternoon everyone!!

I hope you are all having a lovely start to the weekend! It’s a beautiful day here in Reading today, the sun is shining, it’s lovely and warm outside & everyone who I have seen so far seems to have a really big smile on their faces. To help celebrate this glorious day, I thought I would base today’s blog off of how things are starting to look up recently!

So without further ado, let’s get into it!

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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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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?

Self Love Finder

“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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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 […]

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Change your Breath, Change your Life — Find Your Middle Ground

This is a reblog of a post that reminds us all about breathing and living well. Take three full breaths and dive in… Do you know how are you breathing right now? Take a moment and simply notice your breath. Perhaps place your hand on your navel and the other above your heart.  Notice the […]

Change your Breath, Change your Life — Find Your Middle Ground

Sweeney’s Stuttering Update – March 2021

Over the past year, I have gone on a very unusual journey with my speech and my Stutter. The past 12 months have seen a lot of ups and downs, and I have learned a lot about my Stutter, and the role that it plays in my life. While I usually keep these observations to myself, I have been thinking that they could make for the odd interesting ‘update’ post, and that’s exactly what we’ll be looking at today!

Let’s take a look at some of the thoughts I have, and things I have learned, about my Stutter in March 2021!

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The Lockdown Finish Line is in Sight!

After nearly a whole year of Lockdown in the United Kingdom, the ending is in all of our sights. This past year has been incredibly difficult for so many, but finally a finish line is emerging on the horizon, and hope is starting to enter back into our lives!

I know it’s been a tough old slog over these last couple of months, but we are nearly there, let’s take a bit of a closer look at this in today’s blog!

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5 Ways to Develop Your Intuition — Self Love Finder

“Intuition is the whisper of the soul” – Jiddu KrishnamurtiPhoto by Pixabay on Pexels.com I look at intuition as a muscle. It is something we all have and the more we use it, the stronger it becomes. Last week, I posted an invitation to LISTEN TO YOURSELF more every day this month and see how […]

5 Ways to Develop Your Intuition — Self Love Finder

ABC’s of Active Listening: What Are They And How Can We Use Them?

Anxiety Bear

Have you ever been having a conversation with someone about something you considered important, and you could just tell that they weren’t paying attention/interested? I’m sure we’ve all experienced this at some point or another in our lives, and it can leave us feeling ignored, invalid and invisible.

I for one have experienced this many times throughout my life, and it is never something I seek to experience again. These encounters have left me with a personal motivation to try and treat others how I would like to be treated. For those of you who are new to this blog, I am studying to become a counsellor, and it was actually a recent lesson that inspired this post. During this lesson I realised just how important active listening skills were to me achieving my aforementioned goal, and believe they would be an asset to anyone who finds themselves pondering the…

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Today is Going to be a Good Day!!

I woke up today in an absolutely amazing mood. I had a very late lie-in today, and as soon as I opened my curtains, all I could see was blue sky and the sun shining down. We don’t see sunny weather all that often in the Swansea Valley’s, and as it has been so bitterly cold recently, it was a very welcome surprise for me today.

The way that something so simple like the weather can have such a positive change on your mood never ceases to amaze me. I find that when the sun is out, I am naturally a lot happier, more energetic and more productive. So with all that being said, I know that today is going to be a good day!

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