Disconnect between where one exists and where one wishes to stand plays out as a struggle between where the feet are willing to go and feeling restrained by quick sand.
When the mind sees an imago of sophrosyne into which it desires to turn, the body may have other ideas and, while it may not aggress, it might stay stubborn.
Nights out with potpanions may lead to laughs and loopy play, but care must be given to not turning into a bezonian else actions could leave friends at bay.
A better self means facing fears by pushing the self forward–excuse free–into the unknown, even it means leaving behind both buts and butts and even emitting a mild moan. ; )