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coming soon: Mind, Body, and Soul Care (erin jean warde)
Later this week, in lieu of a written reflection, I’ll be sharing the first post in our fall program… for all subscribers! In the meantime, enjoy more podcasts & reviews! <3
I didn’t mean to leave you hanging last week, but I got terribly sick. Like the most sick I’ve been in 5 years! Thankfully, I am on the mend. :)
This week, in lieu of a written reflection, I’ll be sharing the first post in our fall program later this week… for all subscribers! After this week, the Mind, Body, and Soul Care program will be for paid subscribers only, but I wanted to kick things off by offering a few insights and nuggets for everyone. You can read more about the program below!
In the meantime, I have tons of podcasts and reviews available, plus info about lots of fun upcoming events — enjoy!
With love & care,
Starting this week, I’ll be sharing my journey back to the basics of mind, body, and soul care with the paid community here on Substack. This journey will be our programming for the fall, in lieu of a book study.
I’ll be sharing different practices and ways of thinking about my recovery that helped the first time, which I will be practicing once again, as I seek healing in mind, body, and soul. Life happens — and all the coping skills in the world don’t change the fact that sometimes we just need to fall apart — but it never hurts to have some ways to care for ourselves on standby.
This fall in the paid Substack community, you can expect something along the lines of:
setting up morning and evening rituals
bullet journal ideas for tracking & goal setting
building a First Aid Kit to support myself when I’m struggling and need to cope
how I’m trying to practice sleep hygiene
my relationship with my phone (it just always comes up I can’t help it lol)
what I’m doing when I’ve got an itch to numb out, feel triggered, etc.
how I’m trying to sit with my challenges
how it’s going (it won’t be perfect, you know!)
lots of sharing different resources that are working for me (you can take what works and leave the rest)
… and more
As always, if you think this could be helpful for you but you can’t afford a subscription, reach out and let’s figure it out. I always want my work to find the people who seek it, such that money doesn’t withhold care. <3
Erin Jean Warde on How to Have a More Mindful Relationship with Alcohol (The Learner’s Corner with Caleb Mason)
It was such a joy to chat with Caleb about the intricacies of sobriety and spirituality. I hope you enjoy this deep dive on his podcast. I’m partial to the title, as an avid lifelong learner!
Sober Spirituality w/Erin Jean Warde (A Matter of Faith: A Presby Podcast)
Hang out with Lee, Simon, and I as we talk about sober spirituality — both the book and the greater facets of what it means to think about how these two realities intersect. You can also read Sober Spirituality with this crew during the month of September via the Justice Unbound book study (details below).
Erin Jean Warde (What is Spirituality?)
Listen to my chat with the Franciscan Spirituality Center — where I’ll be speaking in just a little over a week! — about sobriety, spirituality, and more. Loved chatting with Steve! Keep reading for info about how to hang out with me at the retreat!
Sober books for Autumn 2023 (Club Soda)
I’m so honored to see Sober Spirituality make the list of sober books for Autumn 2023, from Club Soda! Club Soda is an amazing group in the UK that encourages mindfulness around our relationships with alcohol. Enjoy the article and browse the site for more wisdom!
Book Review of Erin Jean Warde’s, “Sober Spirituality” (Red Letter Christians)
Check out Melanie Springer Mock’s review of my book! I’m grateful for her reflection and her own wisdom that she offers in this piece.
Sober Spirituality Book Club — begins September 11 (Justice Unbound)
Join Justice Unbound beginning September 11th for the first Unbound Book Club! For 11 weeks, we will journey with Sober Spirituality: The Joy of a Mindful Relationship with Alcohol. Each week we will read a chapter and through Unbound socials engage in questions and share as we feel called. Purchase the book at your local book store or check it out at libraries! (If they do not carry the book, request it!) Follow Justice Unbound on Instagram — @justiceunbound — to participate!
Discerning Sobriety: Explore mindfulness, sobriety, and spirituality — September 15-16 (Franciscan Spirituality Center)
I’m so excited to be leading this IN PERSON retreat at the Franciscan Spirituality Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin! If you’re in the area, I hope you’ll visit. What a joy it will be to journey with these lovely people.
Sober Spirituality Book Event — September 20 (St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral in Oklahoma City)
I’m beyond thrilled to be back in Oklahoma to talk about Sober Spirituality! If you’re one of my Oklahoma beloveds, I hope you’ll come hang out with us at St. Paul’s Cathedral!
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