VANCOUVER, Wash., Nov. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Slumberkins, a leading children’s brand that provides tools for raising caring, confident, and resilient children, today announces a collaboration with Dr. Deepak Chopra and Alex Elle are known to be two of the strongest in the country, renowned leaders and pioneers in mindfulness, meditation, and breath work. The collaboration was created to support positive mental health and self-care for parents and caregivers during the busy holiday season.
The Gift is You is a reminder to all parents and caregivers that you and your presence are the most important gifts you can give this season. The holidays offer so much opportunity for fun and festive joy, but they can also feel hectic and overwhelming. By working together, Slumberkins, Chopra and Elle hope to provide everyone with the tools and encouragement to identify their needs and practice self-care.
Dr. Deepak Chopra and Alex Elle are giving away free guided meditations as part of The Gift is You campaign to help everyone practice presence and develop the key social-emotional skills that Slumberkins supports through his books and creatures. Dr. Chopra was named “One of the 100 Best Heroes and Icons of the Century” by TIME magazine, is the author of more than 90 books and the world’s leading expert on meditation, wellbeing and a stress-free and joyful life that meditations offer parents to parents during a normally stressful life Time of year.
“Prioritizing meditation and moments of silence during the holiday season allows you to re-center and regain your balance,” said Dr. Deepak Chopra. “We all have the gift of creating our own reality, creating an overflowing reality full of love, joy and wellbeing. I am grateful to be working with Slumberkins on these guided meditations that will help parents set their intentions for each day and season and allow us to create experiences that are both connecting and emotionally filling. “
The seven-minute meditations will be available from November 16, 2021 at slumberkins.com/thegiftisyou.
By supporting your own mental health, taking the time to recharge, and focusing on being present for yourself and your family, it will become easier to let go of the stress and anxiety that often surround the holidays.
“Slumberkins are changing the way we look at mental health from childhood through adulthood. In my own work I have seen that using affirmations and mindfulness to achieve kindness, calm and clarity can be life changing, ”said Alexandra Elle, author and certified breathing trainer. “I am honored to work with Slumberkins to create meditations that support the whole self – mind, body and spirit.”
In addition to the gift of self-care, the collaboration will also support the donation of early emotional learning gifts to children’s hospitals in the United States. A number of books will be donated for every share of meditations on social media. Slumberkins is committed to donating $ 100,000 in books to children in hospitals nationwide. By prioritizing your self-care, you can share a gift with children and families across the country. To partake in the gifts and achieve the goal, tag @slumberkins on a social media post with the hashtag #TheGiftisYou.
To receive the free guided meditations from Dr. To enjoy Deepak Chopra and Alex Elle and to learn more about supporting donations to children’s hospitals, visit slumberkins.com/thegiftisyou.
ABOUT DR. DEEPAK CHOPRA DEEPAK CHOPRA MD, FACP, founder of the Chopra Foundation, a nonprofit research into wellbeing and humanity, and Chopra Global, a modern healthcare company at the intersection of science and spirituality, is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation. Chopra is Associate Professor of Urology at Mount Sinai, Professor of Internal Medicine at University of Central Florida, Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at University of California, San Diego, and Senior Scientist with the Gallup Organization. He is the author of over 90 books, translated into over 43 languages, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. For the past thirty years, Chopra has been at the forefront of the meditation revolution and his 91st book Total Meditation (Harmony Books) helps achieve new dimensions of a stress-free and joyful life. Chopra has also released several podcasts, including Now for Tomorrow (Religion of Sports), Infinite Potential (Cadence13), and Daily Breath (Cadence13), a Webby Award winner. This fall, he’ll be launching the new Deepak Chopra’s Mind Body Zone: Living Outside the Box podcast on Audible, which will provide thought-provoking conversations with Chopra and influential leaders from around the world. TIME magazine has Dr. Chopra is described as “one of the 100 best heroes and icons of the century”. Learn more at deepakchopra.com
ABOUT ALEXANDRA ELLE Alexandra Elle is a writer, certified breath coach, and author who lives in Maryland with her husband and children.
Writing came into her life through therapy and research into healing through diary writing. The intent behind Alex’s work is to build community and self-care practices through literature and language.
Alex teaches quarterly workshops, online classes, and retreats dedicated to helping others find their voice through storytelling who are rooted in the truth without shame. Learn more at alexelle.com and follow her on Instagram @ alex — elle.
ABOUT SLUMBERKINS Slumberkins® is a leading children’s educational brand designed to encourage early emotional learning. Her collections of soft toys and books make the perfect deliberate gift and will resonate with those looking to take an active role in children’s social development. Callie Christensen and Kelly Oriard were founded by two mothers and educators and have set themselves the task of creating a more meaningful line of products for children that can be easily integrated into everyday life through the use of affirmations. Each creature and story offers digestible therapy techniques and normalizes conversations about great emotions.
Started in 2015 and powered by a Shark Tank appearance and a dedicated social media presence, Slumberkins has seen tremendous growth. The company was named one of the Fastest Growing Private Firms by Inc. 5000 for two years in a row, ranked 6th of the 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Portland Business Journal 2021, and winner of Parents Magazine Best Toy Award and Good Housekeeping Best Toy Award. Slumberkins has signed a contract with the Jim Henson Company to co-produce a television show to bring the characters to life and provide an even bigger platform to educate children and families about the importance of socio-emotional learning. To find out more, visit www.slumberkins.com and follow them on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest.
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