He was having trouble sleeping
He could never go to sleep
He would always stare into the darkness of his room every night.
He would look around him and survey his surroundings.
One night, he realized that in order to sleep, he had to face his fear.
He had to tell himself that sleep is necessary for us to properly function.
He faced his fear and gained courage.
The courage to face his fear.
In a way, we need to face our fears and become courageous.