The Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are finally here!!

I am a massive fan of the Olympics, so to see them make a comeback after the year & a half that we have all gone through is just absolutely fantastic! Get ready for just over 2 weeks of the very best athletes across the globe!

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Experiment With Gratitude

Be Inspired..!!

When was the last time you said “thank you”? With all your heart? Everybody preachesthat an “attitude of gratitude” is the key to success, but very fewreallypractice it. Well, start by experience gratitude first, as in doing an experiment with it, and take it from there.

I once did a gratitude experiment. I decided to write down at the end of the day all the things I was grateful for. I created a sort of a gratitude journal. Didn’t plan in advance what to write, went with the flow. Each evening, five minutes.

After 30 days I re-read it. I was amazed by this simple fact: the things I was grateful for grew from one day to another. It was like feeding them with my gratitude. Looking back after 30 days made it obvious: I experiencedmore of what I was grateful for in my life.

Expressing gratitude doesn’t cost you…

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The Power of Perspective

“Every moment is a fresh beginning”

T.S. Eliot

The quote above is holds a very valuable life lessons for each & every one of us, don’t you think? Personally, it’s one that I have always been a fan of, and a quote that I revisit from time to time, when I am planning where I want to take my life next.

Let’s take a look a closer look at this quote, and at the power of perspective, in today’s blog!

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6 Benefits of Awe — Workplace Navigator

I have always had wanderlust.  I love an unexplored trail, waterfall, canyon or beach. It was not until I heard Jonah Paquette, author of Awestruck, on a recent webinar that I realized that what I have been seeking in this wandering was awe. Nature is where I usually seek awe, but Paquette pointed out that […]

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My Placement Year has come to an end!

Good afternoon everyone!

Friday the 25th of June was my final day working as a Communications Co-Ordinator, within the Student Success & Engagement team at the University of Reading, during my Professional Placement Year. Although I am gutted that my time in the role had come to an end, I wouldn’t change a minute of this past year for anything!

So, without further ado, let’s take a look at some of my thoughts regarding leaving the role!

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12 Ways to Lower Anxiety & Stress — The Bridge.

Stress is what happens when you have so much to deal with emotionally or physically, and the burdens overwhelms you. This is why you can deal with many stressors and then all of a sudden something minor like dropping a glass of milk makes you start crying or feels like the final straw. When you […]

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Sweeney’s Stuttering Update – June 2021

Good afternoon everyone!

Today’s blog is going to be my Sweeney’s Stuttering Update for June 2021, where we’ll be taking a look at how my speech has been over the last couple of weeks, and the effects that change in my life has had on my Stutter. This month has been a rather busy one, so let’s see how that has impacted on my talking & my overall speech fluency!

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How are you?

Good afternoon everyone!

How are we all doing? I feel like time has been flying by so quickly over these last couple of months, that it is easy to forget to even ask the question. As life speeds by at a million miles per hour, do we take the time to reflect over how we are thinking & feeling, how the last week has gone and maybe what the future has in store?

Let’s have a chat about it in today’s blog!

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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.

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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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Taking a little break from work

Do you know the difference a little break from work can make for you? Have you ever experienced burnout & wondered what to do next?

Well, a couple of weeks back I came to the realisation that over the last couple of months I had been driving myself towards quite a big burst of burnout, the extent of which I didn’t truly recognise until I actually took some days off of work on annual leave.

Let’s take a look at burnout & how I reduced mine in today’s blog!

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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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Sweeney’s Stuttering Update – May 2021

As the end of May is just around the corner, I think that now would be the perfect time for my monthly Sweeney’s Stuttering Update, with this one being for May 2021! I have found that I have been reflecting over my Stutter quite a bit over these last couple of months, and I am starting to discover a lot more about my speech, which I hope to share with you today!

So, let’s see what we are going to be covering for this month!

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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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