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 …

A positive Outlook for a Positive Life — mobevision.wordpress.com

Our outlook and attitude on life, in general, plays a huge part in how happy we are in life and how successful we become. Someone who thinks positively about everything will be more relaxed, calm and smile more than someone who is always looking at the bad side, who lets stress get to them and […] …

Stuttering in Mainstream Media – Blog 2: Do age and gender affect having a stutter?

Ever wondered if age had an effect on if someone stuttered? Do more men stutter? Do men outgrow stutters more than women do? Hello and Welcome to Sweeney's Blogs! Today's blog is going to be the second blog in the Stuttering in Mainstream Media series. This blog is going to cover whether age and gender …

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 …

Why Positivity Doesn’t Mean Being Happy All the Time — Currently, Lately

A common misconception I often see people have about positivity is that it’s blind optimism. That to be positive, you must disregard negativity, see the best in everything, and pay no attention to issues that come your way. Not only is this assumption incorrect, but I’d also argue that it perpetuates a toxic concept of […] …

Welcome to Sweeney’s Blogs!

Male Mental Health, Living Life with a Stutter, Getting over PTSD. Three of the many increasingly large topics that are often swept under the carpet. Here at Sweeney's Blogs we "Highlight the I in Difference" and talk about important topics for you. We write blogs on topics such as: Stuttering, Stress and Mental Health weekly. …

What You Learn by Travelling? — misselenka

We are a part of the culture, in which we were born and raised. We speak the language of that country. We think through the particular cultural pattern, which is the ‘only’ and ‘correct’ one. We never realise it till we go away from our motherland. When I moved to Finland from Russia, I was […] …

Looking into Male Mental Health – Blog 11: Getting back up again

Hello and Welcome to Sweeney's Blogs! Today's blog is the 11th blog in the Looking into Male Mental Health series and is going to be about getting back up again. This is going to be the last blog in the series for a short while as I am putting the series on hold for a …

Looking into Male Mental Health – Blog 9: Personal Experience 2

Hello and Welcome to Sweeney's Blogs! Today's blog is going to be about one of my personal experiences when it comes to Male Mental Health. The aim of these personal experience blogs is to show that even when you are at rock bottom there is always a light at the end of the tunnel. I …