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My Speeches Inspire, Inform and Entertain

 On June 5, 2000, I woke partially paralyzed on one side of my body. I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis nine days later. At the end of September, the disease forced me to go on disability.

Since then, I have gone through a bankruptcy, faced many dark days, watched all my friends disappear but you know something? I have survived that and more. Today, I am the author of five published books - the first, The Bond, A Paranormal Love Story, has won an award been translated into Turkish and is being adapted to film - a member of the Rick Hansen Ambassador program, a motivational speaker and I guide women through a five step system I used to save myself over $400,000 in future interest so they can get control of their debt and focus on other goals.

If you would like me to talk to your group about debt reduction or about persevering in the face of life's difficulties, please contact me using the form below and we can speak further. 

For more information or to book Karen Magill, fill out the form

Kitsilano Neighbourhood House, Seniors' Lunch, November 24, 2015


"Karen Magill is a truly engaging and inspiring speaker who brings a down to earth presence and positive energy that is infectious. Her presentation to our seniors drop in program was excellent and gave everyone a lot of food for thought, not only on how to handle personal struggles but a call out for a new way for people to experience and interpret our capabilities to thrive and survive in the face of them."

Anya McDonald, Seniors Program Director, Kitsilano Neighbourhood House. November, 2015


"Initially, I found Karen’s story to be a familiar one of a person coming to terms with a diagnosis, adjusting to a new lifestyle and maximising the opportunities offered.

Having heard her story several times, I applaud Karen’s development in progressing from merely recounting the facts and events into a more engaging exposition.  Noteworthy, she moved from offering a monologue to a dialogue style where she engages the audience in a deeper  and heartfelt understanding of her journey in which her diagnosis enabled her to move from employee to self-employed and from dreamer to author."

Mary Gavan - Vancouver Storytellers

Spoke at in June of 2014