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About Karen Margaret Kay

Karen Margaret Kay is a retired Career Counsellor who now enjoys gardening, yoga, writing, and spending time outdoors. Having travelled extensively in the past, she is now seeking simpler pursuits as she adapts to life in her sixties. Karen’s passion is to help women adapt and find happiness during times of transition.
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Tired of Beans? Try This Super-Easy, Yummy, Immune-Boosting, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Roasted Vegetable Soup
3 months ago

Tired of Beans? Try This Super-Easy, Yummy, Immune-Boosting, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Roasted Vegetable Soup

Are you, like me, spending a lot of time in your kitchen these days, as we all ‘shelter in place’ and follow social distancing mandates during this very difficult time?
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My Super-Easy, Too-Good-to-Be-True, Immune-Boosting, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Comfort Food Lentil Stew – You’re Gonna Love It!
4 months ago

My Super-Easy, Too-Good-to-Be-True, Immune-Boosting, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Comfort Food Lentil Stew – You’re Gonna Love It!

Coming home from grocery stores in the past weeks during this rapidly escalating Covid-19 outbreak has left me both anxious and overwhelmed. As I’ve scanned the increasing number of empty shelves in most grocery chains…
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Revive a Weary Spirit with a Day Trip in Any Season
6 months ago

Revive a Weary Spirit with a Day Trip in Any Season

Are you winter-weary and in need of a revival for your spirit and your soul? Or maybe you have a mild case of the letdown we sometimes experience after Christmas? So much activity, socializing, and busyness in the month of December…
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Why Gratitude Is Essential When Facing Tough Times at Any Age
7 months ago

Why Gratitude Is Essential When Facing Tough Times at Any Age

I know it sounds completely counter-intuitive, even paradoxical. Giving gratitude during tough times. How nonsensical, not to mention challenging, is that?
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Banish Those November Blues with a Holistic Plan That Works Wonders for Women Over 60
8 months ago

Banish Those November Blues with a Holistic Plan That Works Wonders for Women Over 60

As you move into your 60s and beyond, what images come to your mind when you hear the word ‘November’? Depending on where you live, you may have only positive connotations associated with this month…
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How Can We Embrace the Shifts That Occur as We Age
10 months ago

How Can We Embrace the Shifts That Occur as We Age

Have you experienced shifts in your priorities, your goals, and even your dreams throughout your 60s and beyond? Shifts are those changes in our thinking and our attitudes that evolve as we age…
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Les Petits Bonheurs: How Often Do You Indulge in Moments of Happiness After 60?
11 months ago

Les Petits Bonheurs: How Often Do You Indulge in Moments of Happiness After 60?

Today I enjoyed one of those rare mid-August days when the sting of summer heat and humidity have almost disappeared, and there is a hint of autumn in the air. Despite the signs of summer drawing to a close…
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4 Benefits of Staying in Your Own Home a Little Longer – While Starting Your Next Tree
12 months ago

4 Benefits of Staying in Your Own Home a Little Longer – While Starting Your Next Tree

When I moved into my newly built home 10 years ago, the city planted small trees on the front lawns of most of the homes. While many homeowners got spindly young saplings, I was fortunate enough to get a tall…
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How to Beat the Doldrums in Your 60s: 6 Ideas to Bring Back Your Mojo
12 months ago

How to Beat the Doldrums in Your 60s: 6 Ideas to Bring Back Your Mojo

We all have good days and bad days in this life, regardless of our circumstances. Hopefully though, by the time we reach our 60s, the good days far outweigh the bad. That said, none of us is immune to the doldrums…
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