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
I think there's a difference between self-improvement and internal work. Self-improvement is improving your: Intellect Productivity Diet Sleep Fitness Communication Routine and habits Work Finances And so on... But then the internal work is more about the heavy stuff. It comes from the Gunk inside of you laced together by trauma, failure, shame, fear, resentment,… Continue reading Self-Improvement: Is It Really What You Need Right Now?
What does it mean to really know yourself and how does it benefit you?
Defence Mechanisms are what do we do to protect ourselves from vulnerability, judgement, pain, fear, and shame, but at the risk of meaningful connections, success, growth, true happiness and freedom. They can become our armour, knowingly or not, that we carry with us out in the world for protection from harm. Let's discuss these further… Continue reading Defence Mechanisms: Our Armour
Here's a video with extra information about my blog posts from today and yesterday on "Self-Work" which is something I coined (I think) meaning doing hard, deep work on the *Self*. On the internal stuff, the blockages, the shortcomings, the emotional reactions and so on. Here's what I've learned so far from doing this myself...… Continue reading Video: What’s Going On Inside Of You?
Do you know what needs some work within you in order to be your best self, live your best life, and grow? Here's some ideas...
I am a completely different person compared to who I was 2, 3, 5 years ago. Not because my hair has changed (though it has many times), or my body (though it has), or my achievements and progression (there's been ups and downs). It's because my inside world has grown and taken a new shape.… Continue reading The Importance of Self-Work
I think there are mixed messages about Self-love and Self-care. Some think it's just facials and naps. Others think it's nonsense altogether. Well... Self-Care is defined as: the practice of taking action to preserve or improve one's own health. the practice of taking an active role in protecting one's own well-being and happiness, in particular… Continue reading The Truth About Self-Love and Self-Care
Ever wondered why it is suddenly so popular to talk about self-help, self-development and all the other Self terms? Here's my thoughts on the rise in self-help content.
Ever thought about your personal beliefs? Ever thought to question your beliefs? In this post, I discuss why our beliefs are so important.