Keeping the Promises You Make to Yourself

Sarah McMahon
4 min readSep 11, 2023

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“Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes

Today I’m writing about confidence, the polar opposite of desperation and wise older sibling to cockiness. If you close your eyes right now, I’m sure you can picture someone you know who is cocky and doesn’t that just…