Author: CJ Rising

Older and Wiser? Four Steps to Finding Wisdom at Any Age

“Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.” – Sophocles Now at the end of my forties I expect that I am wiser than I was 20 or so years ago. Isn’t that what’s supposed to happen?  Age brings wisdom? Often, however, I still feel like I am muddling through life on a daily basis, not really sure of what I am doing or where I am going. And of course it’s true that I don’t have all the answers. At the same time, I also have to recognize that I do know a lot more than I did when...

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5 Ways to Overcome a Fear of Confrontation

I am so non-confrontational that the thought of saying anything to anyone that might rub them the wrong way has always given me instant anxiety.

I have suffered from this syndrome of wanting to keep the peace at all costs since childhood. And now that I am just a couple of years shy of 50, I am really sick and tired of carrying around this burden of having to keep the peace. I want to speak my truth!

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