A Self-Coaching Journal for Women: Her Words, Her Guide

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COMING TO YOU LIVE ON 23 JAN 2018

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 Her Words, Her Guide is a self-coaching journal that aims to empower women, providing insight and wisdom to timeless virtues that can take their dreams to other heights. It serves as every woman's companion to harness the power of her inner wisdom.

 

Many planners and journals focus on productivity and success by trying to be an “all-in-one” daily calendar and inspirational guide. They often end up being packed with too much information, urging us to do more. On the contrary, this journal teaches you the concept of “Less is More”. It motivates you to concentrate on what matters most – your inner well being – and as a result, your efforts poured into your career, family and personal life become genuine and simple.

 

 

THE RISE OF THE FEMALE "GOAL"-GETTERS

There are a plethora of self-help books on the market directed towards women, urging them to lose weight, or to take their careers to the next level, or to become better mothers. 

Women are under so many external pressures to achieve goals for so many roles that it’s hard to take a step back to understand the big picture -- what motivates them, what empowers them, what they value, and what makes them feel valued.  

FIRST THINGS FIRST

Oftentimes, personal success is seen as an afterthought or as a means to an end. If we get the first things right -- that is having a good sense of who we are, what we love to do, understanding and building our character, we become more intrinsically driven, and the motivation to work through tasks to attain our goals becomes easier. 

Since we’re willing to put so much time and effort into improving our physical health, growing our careers, or nurturing our families, why shouldn’t we devote the same attention to our mental health? 

THE ANSWER COMES FROM WITHIN

 While we can’t always control our circumstances, we can control how well we’re equipped to deal with anything life might throw at us. Her Words, Her Guide is a well-researched self-coaching journal that harnesses the power of writing to empower women to realize their inner wisdom -- and to make character virtues a priority in and of themselves. 

Featuring Eight Character Virtues: Self-awareness, Purpose, Confidence, Perseverance, Humility, Curiosity, Courage, and Compassion
Featuring Eight Character Virtues: Self-awareness, Purpose, Confidence, Perseverance, Humility, Curiosity, Courage, and Compassion

 

 

  • Made in Canada 
  • High-quality printing with full colour throughout 
  • 5.5 x 8.5 Inches (0.95 inches thick) 
  • 320 pages of 80 lb, non-bleed, acid-free, archival quality paper 
  • Rayon Fabric Hard Cover with Gold Foil Details 
  • Signature Sewn Binding (Able to lay flat) 
  • One Ribbon Marker

For each Character Virtue in each chapter, you will explore four sections: Read, Reflect, Respond, and Review.  

Read  

Learn what each of the eight character virtues – self-awareness, purpose, confidence, perseverance, humility, curiosity, courage, and compassion -- means and why it is important through a reading that frames each chapter.  

Read WHAT the character virtue means and WHY it matters
Read WHAT the character virtue means and WHY it matters

 Reflect  

Personalize your definition of what each character virtue means to you, and check in with a brief self-evaluation to determine how much the virtue currently guides you.  

Brief Self-Evaluations
Brief Self-Evaluations

 

 

Activity-Based Prompts
Activity-Based Prompts

Respond  

Complete some of the suggested exercises to get yourself started applying each virtue, and create an action plan to implement them into your routines.  

 

 Review 

Evaluate your past weeks to see if you’ve applied the steps you had planned, acknowledge your efforts, express gratitude for the circumstances that may have helped you along the way, and reflect on what you’ve learned about yourself. 

Review your action plan and how to improve it
Review your action plan and how to improve it

 

Acknowledge your efforts, express gratitude for all circumstances and reflect on what you’ve learned about yourself.
Acknowledge your efforts, express gratitude for all circumstances and reflect on what you’ve learned about yourself.

 

All through a beautifully crafted space for exploration 

This chic and minimalistic journal offers more than forty inspirational quotes and nature images throughout, as well as ample writing space for free imagination and discovery.

 

 

 

 

 

 ALSO FEATURING...

Love to explore a little more about yourself? Need extra space for your notes and other thoughts? Her Words, Her Guide+ is a notebook companion to Her Words, Her Guide, where you can find space to explore further and write your heart out. 

 

More Inspirational Quotes + More Space for Writing and Free Imagination
More Inspirational Quotes + More Space for Writing and Free Imagination

 

Think Positive Affirmations - One of the bonus activity sheets included in Her Words, Her Guide+
Think Positive Affirmations - One of the bonus activity sheets included in Her Words, Her Guide+

 

Bonus Activity Sheets for Further Self-Discovery
Bonus Activity Sheets for Further Self-Discovery

 

  • Made in Canada
  • Soft Cover with Gold Foil Details
  • 6 x 9 inches 
  • 160 pages of 80 lb, non-bleed, acid-free, archival quality paper
  • Lay flat binding
  • One ribbon marker 

Hello! My name is Celeste Cai and I am a Registered Psychologist and Clinical Counsellor living in Vancouver, British Columbia. 

Having spent the last seven years in the mental health sector , I’ve learned from my experience with patients that character often determines the difference between those who thrive and those who merely survive. While we can’t always control the circumstances we’re given, the strength of our character has a huge impact on how we are able to handle those circumstances. 

According to neuroscience, the term “neuroplasticity” means that our brain can change itself at any age by forming new connections between brain cells when we learn and practice new concepts. Along with the proven therapeutic benefits of journaling and as a big believer in the strong potential of women, I founded Her Words, Her World to harness the power of writing as a tool for self-coaching to help women realize their potential by building character. I am currently working on a series of writing tools for women and Her Words, Her Guide is the first in the series of Her Words, Her World. Through this campaign, I hope to inspire women to incorporate practices into their daily lives that strengthen core character virtues for personal success.

Is growing the strength of your character important to you? If you’re a woman who wants to prioritize the growth of your inner well-being, you may be finding what you need here. Support this campaign at one of the levels described, and help us empower women to empower themselves!

 

 

 

 HER MANIFESTO - DIGITAL PRINT

A specially worded manifesto for the woman who believes in the strength of her character. Print and frame it up to gently remind yourself of who you are meant to be. 

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE BAG 

Who would do without an eco-friendly shopping bag these days? Spruce up your shopping with one of our pretty Quote Bags! 

-  Material: Cotton Canvas

- Measurements: 36 H x 37 L x 10 W (cm)

Choose from one of the three designs
Choose from one of the three designs

 

 

 

 

Love to contribute by offering a product review? Looking for ways to collaborate? Download our media kit here: 

  

 Share Our Kickstarter Campaign to anyone whom you think might benefit from this journal and Get a FREE PDF Bundle from Her Words, Her Guide+ !

In order to get your free PDF Bundle, click the button below:  

 

    

This campaign would not have been possible without the help of the following people:

Andrea Lemieux - Certified Professional Editor

Kelvin Sim - Photographer and Videographer

Lauren Kuhn - PR Specialist

TO MY FAMILY 

I want to especially thank my husband, Kelvin, for his constant support through this journey. And special thanks to my mum and family, for the faith and love they have shown towards me all along.

OUR BACKERS

Thank you for your support in joining me in this movement to support the personal growth of women. It means so much to me, and I sincerely hope that you can benefit richly from my series of products. 

ANY QUESTIONS / FEEDBACK?

Feel free to drop me a message if you have any queries or comments about my campaign! I would love to hear from you!

 

Risks and challenges

Because a journal focused specifically around character virtues falls into a somewhat niche category, we will need to test the market to assess demand for this sort of product, and we will need to meet the minimum print run and final proofreading.

However, given the uniqueness of the journal and the overwhelmingly positive response of focus group assessments, we are confident there will be a significant enough demand to meet our print run. Additionally, the design for the book is complete and we have already decided on a traditional book printing company from Canada called Friesens, so we are confident we will have a quality, reliable product once we meet our goal.

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