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Bonnie Bell, MA, MDiv.

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by Bonnie Bell, MA, MDiv., Principal and Director of Career/Life Coaching

Back to School/Back to Work

October 20, 2015

I always forget how much I love the Fall until October, when everything starts moving toward winter, and something makes me feel like sautéing sliced apples with cinnamon and butter for breakfast and walking to the Cal stadium for a football game. The tr...

How to Plan and Take a Vacation Even if You’re Unemployed

July 29, 2015

Who doesn’t love a vacation? The mere word, which means “planned time spent not working,” along with other descriptors such as “break, breathing space, intermission, recess, recreation, respite, and rest,” immediately releases some sort of dream...

Transitions: Big Ones, Small Ones, and Everything in Between

May 18, 2015

Bonnie Bell First of all, let me just say that I have missed you! I was out of the office for almost a month for major but not life threatening surgery, and in a bit of a health transition ever since, but all is well now, and I’m back to work full speed...

More on Passion in Career and Life

February 18, 2015

Last year at about this time (1/14/14), I posted a blog, How to Follow Your Passion When You Don’t Know What It Is. You can find it by title in the Index to the right of this page and read or re-read it as a companion piece to this. Beyond that, you wil...

Happiness First; Then Success?

December 16, 2014

I received an early Christmas gift in late November that will make all others this year pale by comparison. It’s one of those priceless “inner gifts of the heart” that only the person receiving it can recognize or fully appreciate. You know what I m...

The Case for Quitting Your Job – Even if You Still Love It

October 31, 2014

I didn’t make up this title or topic, but it definitely caught my eye when I saw it at the breakfast table on Monday, October 13, 2014 in the Encore section of The Wall Street Journal (“A Special Journal report on the New Retirement”). The premise f...

Market Analysis

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Market Analysis – May 2017
June 2, 2017

Politics still impact financial markets in the short term, as shown by the Dow Industrial Average fa...


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President Trump: The First Sixty Days
April 5, 2017

A discussion of the Trump administration’s actions and policies that are relevant to investors and


Publication

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California Real Estate and Retirement Possibilities
April 18, 2017

A caption to a Wall Street Journal article from November 2016 read, “Home prices set a record in S...

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Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir Receives Grants from NEA and Bell

More Than $82 Million Awarded for Arts Projects Nationwide Includes $13,000 awarded to Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir  Oakland, CA — National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included […]

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