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A simple tool that uses writing and drawing to help those who suffer from eating disorders develop their daily journaling practice.
A simple tool that uses writing and drawing to help those who suffer from eating disorders develop their daily journaling practice.
44 backers pledged CA$ 3,080 to help bring this project to life.

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Stretch Goal - $3700 CAD

All the funds generated in support of this project above the original funding goal of $2500 CAD will be put into purchasing copies of the journal to donate to Eating Disorder Treatment Centres, Addictions Treatment Programs and PTSD Support Organizations.

Our stretch goal of $3700 CAD will allow for the purchase and donation of 150-200 copies of the Recovery Reflections Journal (dependant on final purchase price and shipping costs).

All of the existing backer's rewards will be honored as shown in the rewards listings (including those who qualified for the limited time Bookmark Bonus offer), and new backers will also receive their rewards as indicated in the rewards listing at the level that they choose.

There's still time - let's spread the love around even further!

Who is Errin?

I started treatment for an eating disorder in May of 2018. In the process of my recovery thus far, I've discovered a passion for hand-lettering, drawing, and painting. 

As a part of my therapy, I've taken up a daily journaling practice. Early on in treatment, after I had discovered this love of creativity, I went looking for a journal that would enable me to practice writing my thoughts and feelings out and also allow me to be creative. I needed a tool that had both lined pages and blank pages. Not only that, knowing how therapeutic coloring is, and having experienced some days that were too difficult to express myself, I hoped for a journal that included some illustrations for me to colour.

Guess what I found?

NOTHING! There wasn't such a thing on the market. 

Recovery Reflections Journal

What I've created will enable others to benefit from creativity and expression the way that I have.

The Recovery Reflections Journal is a one month journal with 62 black and white pages. There are 2 pages for each day of the month, and on each day you get space to record gratitude, accomplishments and set some goals for the day. In addition, there is space to record feelings and thoughts.

Sample left side page for guided journaling
Sample left side page for guided journaling

You'll see that there is also an original illustration for you to colour each day. These illustrations were inspired by the images that emerged on the pages in my own journal, as well as by the people and the world around me. 

Sample - left side page for guided journaling
Sample - left side page for guided journaling

On the second page each day, you will find blank space for you to get creative in whatever way helps you to connect to your journaling practice, to your healing, and to yourself. 

Another sample - right side page for creativity
Another sample - right side page for creativity

It's a place to let yourself freely express the challenges and triumphs or the positive and negative experiences that you tend to keep locked up and swirling in your mind.

Sample - right side page for creativity
Sample - right side page for creativity

 Who is this journal for?

  • those recovering from eating disorders
  • those recovering from addiction
  • those recovering from PTSD
  • any creative wanting to develop a daily journaling habit

Rewards

BONUS BOOKMARK OFFER - ENDS October 31, 2018 @ 8:30pm CST

All backers pledging Tier 2 or higher before offer ends will receive a BONUS Personalized Hand-Lettered Wooden Bookmark in addition to the rewards listed! 

I am excited to share some art with my backers! Rewards for supporting my project highlight some of the Illustrations from the book, as well as some Custom Hand-Lettering pieces, which I will create specifically for you, using your own details. 

Alien on the Moon - available in 5 x 7" or 8 x 10"
Alien on the Moon - available in 5 x 7" or 8 x 10"
Imagination Treehouse - illustration from the book - available in 5 x 7" or 8 x 10"
Imagination Treehouse - illustration from the book - available in 5 x 7" or 8 x 10"

If you choose a reward tier that includes a custom art piece, you'll be able to choose from the options below. I will contact you once the project is fully funded to find out which design and which colour option you'd like, as well as the personal details I need in order to create the piece just for you.

Options for tiers with Custom Art Rewards - Hand-Lettered with Iridescent Ink
Options for tiers with Custom Art Rewards - Hand-Lettered with Iridescent Ink

Want to learn how to do Hand-Lettering? I would love to teach you! Backers who choose Tier 6 will get the additional bonus of a one-on-one Hand-Lettering lesson via video chat with ME! 

Check out the project backing tiers to find the best option for you, and let's get this book into the world where it can do some good for those who struggle like I do.

How the Funds Will Be Used

17% Kickstarter fees & campaign costs

13% Shipping

70% Production

Credits

Chris Beyette (Rebel of Motion Pictures) - campaign video production

Risks and challenges

With so much of the project ready for submission to the publisher, and the publishing firm selected, the plans I have in place should limit the trouble with completing this project on time. However, this is my first Kickstarter campaign and first publishing project. Realistically, with my limited knowledge of both, it is logical to expect that issues may arise. The best I can do is promise to keep you up to date with any hiccups that might come up.

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    Tier 4 Plus Bookmark

    When you need to have a couple copies of the book and you also have the perfect spot on your wall for a custom monogram art piece to remind yourself that you have support - always.

    ** This tier is the same as Tier 4 but includes the BONUS BOOKMARK
    *** Anyone who backed Tier 4 prior to the addition of this tier will have a bookmark included in their rewards as well!

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    • Recovery Reflections Journal
    • 8" x 10" illustration print from the book, signed
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    • BONUS Hand-Lettered Wooden Bookmark (your intial)
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    When you believe that what I am creating can help a lot of people, and you simply can't stand to see this book go unpublished.

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    Tier 5 Plus Bookmark

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    ** This tier is the same as Tier 5 but includes the BONUS BOOKMARK
    *** Anyone who backed Tier 5 prior to the addition of this tier will have a bookmark included in their rewards as well!
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    Includes:
    • Love and Appreciation
    • Recovery Reflections Journal
    • 8" x 10" illustration print from the book, signed
    • 8" x 10" Custom Hand-lettered Monogram Wall Art (by Errin)
    • BONUS Hand-Lettered Wooden Bookmark (your intial)
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    Tier 6

    When you've fallen in love with what I'm trying to do with this project, and you need to learn how to hand-letter like me because you just want to write beautiful love letters to everyone you know.

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    Includes:
    • Love and Appreciation
    • Recovery Reflections Journal
    • 8" x 10" illustration print from the book, signed
    • 8" x 10" Custom Hand-lettered Monogram Wall Art (by Errin)
    • 30 minute private Hand-lettering Video Chat lesson with ERRIN!
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    Tier 6 Plus Bookmark

    When you've fallen in love with what I'm trying to do with this project, and you need to learn how to hand-letter like me because you just want to write beautiful love letters to everyone you know.

    ** This tier is the same as Tier 6 but includes the BONUS BOOKMARK
    *** Anyone who backed Tier 6 prior to the addition of this tier will have a bookmark included in their rewards as well!

    Ships Worldwide
    Shipping included in pledge amount

    Includes:
    • Love and Appreciation
    • Recovery Reflections Journal
    • 8" x 10" illustration print from the book, signed
    • 8" x 10" Custom Hand-lettered Monogram Wall Art (by Errin)
    • BONUS Hand-Lettered Wooden Bookmark (your intial)
    • 30 minute private Hand-lettering Video Chat lesson with ERRIN!
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