Artists & Makers

Charlie Ryan artist profile photo for My Hand In Yours™ – Charlie designed the MHIY™ Comfort Pillow as a gift idea that can be given during Christmas 2020

Charlie Ryan | Fashion Designer

When I asked my VERY young friend Charlie Ryan to join the MHIY team he created this super soft pillow to give to someone to rest their head on or to just hold close. There is also his signature pocket which you can put a secret message of support in — A tactile treasure. ~ JLC

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Profile photo of Simon Pearce who created a glass-blown intention stone exclusively for My Hand In Yours - the Intention Stone makes a perfect holiday or Christmas gift

Simon Pearce | Glassblower + Potter

I have been collecting Simon Pearce glass for decades. I was so saddened when their son Kevin suffered his traumatic brain injury while on a snowboard training run preparing for the Olympics and I followed the story of the bond between the brothers and the whole family and the perseverance and resilience and beautiful support as it continues. I love that they have created these intention stones in support of Kevin and Adam Pearce’s LOVE YOUR BRAIN FOUNDATION and I am honored to partner with Simon Pearce to offer a MY HAND IN YOURS™ intention stone exclusively on this website. ~ JLC

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Profile photo of Mark Nepo – poet, author, and spiritual advisor – each MHIY gift comes with an inspirational card with a comforting quote provided by Mark Nepo

Mark Nepo | Poet, Author + Spiritual Advisor With over a million copies sold, Mark Nepo has moved and inspired readers and seekers all over the world with his #1 New York Times bestseller The Book of Awakening.  Beloved as a poet, teacher, and storyteller, Mark has been called "one of the finest spiritual guides of our time," "a consummate storyteller," and "an eloquent spiritual teacher." His work is widely accessible and used by many and his books have been translated into more than twenty languages.  As a bestselling author, he has published twenty-two books and recorded fifteen audio projects.  In 2015, he was given a Life-Achievement Award by AgeNation.  In 2016, he...

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Celeste Sloman Profile Photo – donating photography to the My Hand In Yours for use on its charitable gift giving website.

Celeste Sloman | Photographer Celeste Sloman is an American photographer and director born and raised in New York City. After completing a degree in Art History at the University of St Andrews in Scotland, Celeste returned to New York to pursue  photography. Celeste's work has been published nationally and internationally in publications including The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times, Time Magazine, NPR, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, The Wall Street Journal Magazine, The Washington Post, Elle Magazine, Variety, W Magazine, WWD, Bloomberg Markets, Fortune Magazine, Outside Magazine, Harvard Business Review, the Village Voice,  Surface Magazine, Psychology Today, WWD, People Magazine,...

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