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Coaching Café: Overcome self doubt

Do you doubt yourself? Let’s explore new possibilities for embracing our tendency to doubt, and how to use it for victory. From a personal development perspective, when you ...

On the Town: What should you keep in the fridge?

Bet you didn’t know, I love to read the “Readers Digest.” The stories are short, there are many tidbits I never knew and it’s small enough it doesn’t ...

From Where I Sit: Pictures actually do last longer

This past weekend we celebrated Carol’s big birthday by getting together at the family cabin at Donner Lake. It took a bit of planning and wasn’t a complete surprise. ...

On the Town: Air travel gets columnist going on a rant

If I consistently mention everything positive happening to me, you’d all be bored and possibly pass on reading this column. So a little high caliber ranting will not only be ...

Coaching Cafe: Checking up on your self-esteem

Are you riding high with banners of love and joy flowing in the breeze? Are you pretending it’s sunny when there’s a storm brewing inside? Are you wobbling and spinning ...

From Where I Sit: Celebrating 11 years writing for The Telegraph

I didn’t mean to plan it this way, but last week the column was about milestones and highlights. It just so happens this week marks 11 years now of my writing weekly for the ...

The Real McCoy: How does escrow really work?

Dear Kari; The last time I bought a home I was so confused all the way through the process, especially regarding escrow. This time I would like to be more informed. Could you plea ...

On the Town: Song trivia and welcoming new neighbors

After the great response from our first song trivia contest, I’ve decided to run another one with the emphasis on music from both the ’50s and ’60s. I’ll n ...

Olga on Investments: What is long-term care?

Long term care rarely makes the list of popular discussion topics. Although many people recognize the importance of planning for long-term care, it also requires the discussion of ...

Coaching Café: Are you trapped in what you don’t want?

“I don’t want to be stuck.” “My goal is to never be in debt again. Or never unhappy again. OR anything else I don’t want.” The trap of NOT wan ...