Self -Consciousness vs Self-Awareness

Myra Naito
2 min readApr 21, 2022

Self-consciousness vs self-awareness. The first is highly self-destructive and the latter can be very beneficial. You might be wondering what the difference is.

Let’s start with self-awareness. Self-awareness is the sense that we have about ourselves. It’s knowing who we are, what we have a knack for and what we have difficulty with. It’s knowing about our personalities, likes, dislikes, and what our triggers and pet peeves are. This knowing is just that…a knowing, an awareness.

Awareness is knowing without the emotional…

Myra Naito

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