On page 438 the author notice that she reads Wonder Woman comic books because she wanted to be like the intelligent, courageous, beautiful women in the books. The author craves to be perfect and beautiful like the people she in comics and on TV.
Your fear must become your motivation. Conquering that fear is better experienced up close, and personal. Wonder Woman's protege will learn that the hardest way possible, while learning what it means to be a hero in this world.