Fear is a manifestation of a lack of faith — in yourself, in your abilities, in your power (or in a higher power). Fear is a disconnection — from your allies, from your loved ones, from your hard-earned resources.
Your “best self” is not someone with no past, and no problems. Your “best self” is not someone who only talks about nice topics, and avoids things that are difficult or uncomfortable.
Is it really that much of a wonder why weakness of spirit and lack of self-esteem allow people to choose “drama” in their lives?
In preparing to make a meaningful change in your life, are you confusing fear with excitement?