The mind constructs a personality that is very limiting, restrictive, fearful and self-critical.
So, how can we break through those limits and negative opinions?
The answer is to know whom you really are; make the distinction between true self and the mind image.
Why? Because once emotionally charged limits arise, the ability to stand in true self gives us a position upon which to fight our case.
To literally stand in true self, and observe the false limiter from that position, causes the false to fall away