Stuttering in Mainstream Media – Blog 7: Stuttering as a Lifeguard and Swimming Teacher

Growing up people always said to me that I could never be a teacher because of my stutter. I never understood this and I always questioned them saying why would my stutter hold me back? They never had a valid point to make in their answers and it led me to challenge their assumptions. Roll …

A New Perspective on Self Esteem — Self Development

Fortunes have been made by so-called self help gurus on the topic of self esteem. Hundreds of books have been written and countless others touch on the subject in way or another. I have to admit, I haven’t read any of them. Every thing I’ve ever learned about self esteem was through my own process… via …

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: …

48 Things to Remember About Living Your Dream — Self Development

You have one, don’t you? A dream? Of course you do. We all do. Whether your dream is big or small here’s some advice on Living Your Dream. 1. You can be sure it’s a dream and not a fantasy if your dream involves serving others in some way. 2. You’re never too old to […] …

Stuttering in Mainstream Media – Blog 5: The Printer Theory

How can you compare Stuttering to a printer? How can people understand a stutter if they haven't got one themselves? How can learning about a stutter help treat it? I hope to answer these questions in today's blog all about a Stuttering Theory I created myself. Hello and Welcome to Sweeney's Blogs! Today's blog is …

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 […] …