Life & Stuff

Why I Embrace Being Known as the “Nice One” Now

For a long time, I was called the "nice one" or people would say, "Siana is just so nice!" and it would upset me. Why? Because I saw nice as a synonym for boring, basic, dull. That I wasn't the funny one, the smart one, the cool one, the pretty one...just the nice one, and… Continue reading Why I Embrace Being Known as the “Nice One” Now

Life & Stuff · Podcast & Videos

How to Handle Adulthood (podcast)

Adulting is hard and nothing like we expected as kids. But we're here, we're adults, and it's something we have to try to succeed at! So what do we do? I have a number of key things that can help us to navigate adulthood a little better to ensure a healthy, happy experience. Click to… Continue reading How to Handle Adulthood (podcast)

Life & Stuff · Think About It · Thinking Out Loud

Start a Friendship with Yourself

I won't pretend to be an expert on friendship! But I will try to explain that if the terms self-love, self-care, and self-compassion (etc.) don't resonate with you, then perhaps the term Friendship will sit better with you... Friends or Friendship is defined as "a person with whom one has a bond of mutual affection,… Continue reading Start a Friendship with Yourself

Life & Stuff · Mental Health · Podcast & Videos

You Are Not Selfish: Selfishness V. Self-Care (podcast)

Have you ever been called selfish by someone you care about, and then questioned if it was true? I have. Or at least, I've been made to feel selfish for choosing myself. And this isn't uncommon, which is why I also did a post about guilt not long ago. But I give you permission to… Continue reading You Are Not Selfish: Selfishness V. Self-Care (podcast)

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Finding Clarity: Shame, Wounds, Healing

Hey guys, welcome back to the Finding Clarity Series! Today's post is a deep one, an important one, but also one that I can provide a lot less specific advice about because our wounds and our need for healing are all different. Just know, firstly, that your wounds can heal if you stop poking them… Continue reading Finding Clarity: Shame, Wounds, Healing

Life & Stuff · Mental Health · Podcast & Videos

12 Self-Care Mindsets to Remember (podcast)

Self-care has become super popular and perhaps that means the word has lost its effect now. But there are so many forms of self-care and what we need person to person, moment to moment will differ. Self-care practices aside, here are some self-care mindsets to remember for a healthier life. For caring for and prioritising… Continue reading 12 Self-Care Mindsets to Remember (podcast)

Life & Stuff · Podcast & Videos

The Power is Yours: Give Yourself Permission (podcast)

We're not children anymore, we no longer have to look to our parents to give us permission to do or be what we want. Take your power back; stop seeking outside validation and permission. Give yourself permission... Here are some "permission slip" ideas to undo negative beliefs and lack of self-worth or self-power... Click to… Continue reading The Power is Yours: Give Yourself Permission (podcast)

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

Third Week of Lockdown: Things to Do for Self-Care When Unmotivated and Anxious

It is now the third week of lockdown for us in the UK, and so I wanted to do a sort of updated to-do list now that I myself feel a lot less motivated and more anxious as time has gone on.If you're still in a good place, then great. If you want to use… Continue reading Third Week of Lockdown: Things to Do for Self-Care When Unmotivated and Anxious

Life & Stuff

Experimenting with Life: Following Your Curiosities

As I grow older, I'm starting to loosen my grip on my life. When I was young, I was very hardworking, high-strung and felt like any moments of little control or structure were to be avoided. Now, not so much. I'm learning to take life (at least a little) less seriously. Taking life less seriously… Continue reading Experimenting with Life: Following Your Curiosities

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

What It Means to Love Yourself Unconditionally

Whenever I advocate for self-love or acceptance, I don't mean just love and accept yourself as you are and never work for or strive for better. I mean that you should love yourself unconditionally. Let me explain...   Unconditional Love looks like Think about someone that you love unconditionally. I'm going to use my mother… Continue reading What It Means to Love Yourself Unconditionally