…. . . We tend to climb towards higher states of self-awareness by means of a series of self-images. We create a certain imaginary image of the sort of person we would like to be, and then try to live up to the image.” (1972: 34)
But without courage and commitment, you can never develop confidence.
…focused on several different things in your life, is it possible you actually have misled yourself? What if you’re not really going where you think you are? What if you’re actually drifting, and you haven’t fully committed.