Kind Karma Inspiration

Laurinda Lee-Retter

Pandemic views from the eye of the vulnerable

It has been over a year since we first heard the words “COVID-19” and “global pandemic” but with similar levels of restrictions imposed in Ontario (and other parts of Canada) this past week, it feels like little has changed since last March. With most of us commiserating over similar emotions, experiences and frustrations, we wanted to share how the pandemic has affected those from a different walk of life – vulnerable youth and more specifically, the at-risk and homeless youth that we have the privilege to work with. Over the past year, most of us have leaned on our loved...

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Laurinda Lee-Retter

The Power of Talking - Our Founder's Mental Health Story

Written by Laurinda Lee-Retter   Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day, a day dedicated to ending the stigma around mental health conversations. These are conversation that we have at Kind Karma all the time because mental health IS health. And given the extra strain of a pandemic, lockdown and quarantine, it is more important than ever to normalize conversation about how it is okay to not be okay. Mental health has been a topic that is very close to my heart and I have always been an advocate for speaking about it primarily because I was always told to NOT...

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Holidays and Our Youth

  No matter who we are or where we are from, we all typically share traditions that make the holiday season a special time of the year.  However, the holidays are not always an easy time for everyone and a lot of at-risk and homeless youth have a harder time during this period because of factors such as memories, living situations and loneliness. We wanted to shed light on this, so we decided to ask our youth what their holiday celebrations will look like this year. And while there may be challenges, they also share popular traditions as they build and develop...

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Holiday Gift Guide

With the difficult year many of us have had, gifting meaningful presents to those close to us has become extra special. So to help give you more inspiration, we wanted to make a sequel to our first gift guide of thoughtful presents for the special people in your life.  A lot of thought is put into each piece designed at Kind Karma, including the fact that we also give back to the Canadian community. All of our jewelry is also hypoallergenic, tarnish, and fade resistant so it can be enjoyed every day by the wearer.  And as we all know, postal delays are...

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