Tune within. Acknowledge and accept rather than reject and suppress. You owe it to yourself. If you don't understand your weakness you will never be really strong.
Are you ready to own your life and be responsible for it. How does this sound to you ... Empowering or scary?
True strength lies in getting established in inner security. It is this space where the mind perceives no fear and hence doesn't need to adapt to any defence mechanism.
You can't think positive if you don't feel positive. Let's understand what drives our thoughts.