Blog, Tips & Resources

Are You Tired of Eating Your Words?

Have you ever choked down the words you wanted to say, or spoken up for yourself and then ate your words in the next breath by backtracking? Have you been there? A friend told me recently that she spoke up for herself at work recently but then second-guessed herself...

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She was at the Mandalay Bay

We received this email after the horrific shooting in Las Vegas - it fills our hearts and fuels our passion so we wanted to share here as well.  Sending LOVE and EMPOWERMENT to the world! "Hi Ladies, member of Camp Hoo-Ha here 🙂 Just want to thank you, I...

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Is it hard for you to say no?

Many high performing professionals struggle to have healthy boundaries at work and in their personal lives. Is hard for you to say no? I realize that sometimes we feel like we can't say no at work when projects or tasks are assigned to us or when we work in companies...

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Stampede Safety Self Defense Move #1

Check out this move for Stampede Safety!  You can use this self defense move anytime you need to, not just during Stampede (says captain obvious, lol). Watch here for more videos to come! Facebook Twitter Pinterest Instagram LinkedIn

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Welcome to Empowerment Inc.

Thanks for stopping by! Comment below to let us know what topics you'd like us to talk about, self-defense moves you'd like to see, and any other questions you may have. Come say hello and introduce yourself at the links below! Cheers! Facebook Twitter Pinterest...

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How Empowerment Feels

This is how EMPOWERMENT feels! We are buzzing with creativity and excitement as we finish our website and schedule our first courses. Stay tuned!  #empowermentinc #yyc #beconfident #besafe #beempowered #highvoltage...

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How do you see those around you?

We all have the ability to have a powerful influence on those around us by the way that we show up each day.  When we do not take care of ourselves with daily practices of self-care it can affect the way we see the world, and the people in it.  For me, I have a daily...

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We Have A Winner!

We have a winner from our drawing! Thanks to all who completed our survey with such in depth feedback. Looking forward to chatting with you for follow up interviews. Three cheers Marla!! #empowermentinc #besafe #beconfident #beempowered...

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Do You Buy and Sell Online?

Do you buy and sell things online? The Calgary Police Service is offering their parking lots as safe spots where items purchased online can be exchanged for money. #besafe #beempowered #yyc #empowermentinc...

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What Does Being Empowered Mean to You?

Be Empowered, body, mind and spirit! It means a lot of things... to us it's about keeping your physical self safe, cultivating confidence in your mind to do what you want to do with your life, and creating a fully empowered self by integrating all of these things...

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Lynn MacDonald and Shelley Hayes of Empowerment Inc.

Here’s where we’ll give you helpful tips, resources, and tools to support your empowerment.

We’d love to connect with you on social media as well…

Connect with us at the links below:

Lynn MacDonald and Shelley Hayes of Empowerment Inc.

Below are links to additional resources we use and recommend:

Websites & Online Learning:

Palouse Mindfulness – A FREE Online Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program

Courage Works – Brene’ Brown’s online learning platform with numerous course opportunities

Tara Brach – Meditation, Psychologist, Author & Teacher.  Tara has loads of free meditations and self-acceptance podcasts available on her website and also leads retreats and workshops regularly.

Cheri Huber – Zen student, Teacher, & Writer.  Cheri has written 20 books and founded an organization called Living Compassion. One of our favourite books is called There is Nothing Wrong With You.

Live Awake – Sara Blondin provides wonderful podcast episodes and guided meditations.  She says, “Live Awake is about breathing your senses alive, seeing with vivid colour, tasting, smelling and loving with all of your being present and aware.”


Trauma and Recovery by Judith L. Herman

Waking the Tiger by Peter Levine

True Refuge by Tara Brach

Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach

The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker

Protecting the Gift by Gavin de Becker

More to come…