Lynda Cheldelin Fell is a pioneering visionary on a mission to restore hope to wounded hearts. She is a confident cheerleader who embodies kindness, grace and compassion. Her inspirational speeches earn standing ovations as Lynda touches the hearts of people around the world with her story of hope.
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Lynda and her work have been published around the world in top tier media including Womens Health Magazine, New York Daily News, Human Resource Executive magazine, Huffington Post, TheBlaze, LifeZette, among many others. Her work in print, radio and film continue to earn accolades as she works to inspire help, healing and hope. She believes that inside every person is a story worth telling, and her range of interviews span from notable figures to the homeless.
Beyond Grief Diaries, Lynda is the founding force behind the International Grief Institute, Managing Grief in the Workplace, Circle of Hope, and the National Grief & Hope Convention.
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After hosting the National Grief & Hope Convention in 2015, Lynda wondered what to do with all the heartfelt stories she heard that weekend. Each was profound in its depth of sadness yet gave hope to others that the journeys are survivable, and silver linings were even possible. Lynda decided to create a series that allowed people to share their loved ones, and named it after her radio show, Grief Diaries. The first 8 books were published in December 2015. To date, nearly 700 people in 11 countries have shared their own story. The series has earned 4 national literary awards and inspires comfort and hope that there is a light at the end of every the tunnel.
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After losing her 15-year-old daughter in a car accident in 2009, Lynda Cheldelin Fell was caught in a fog of grief. Just when she started to find her footing, Lynda's 46-year-old husband suffered a disabling stroke. As she fought to restore hope, Lynda discovered that helping others was a powerful balm for her wounds—a catalyst that changed her world.
Striving to make a difference, Lynda began sharing her story to give others hope. She became an international bestselling author in 2013, and founded AlyBlue Media soon after. She launched Grief Diaries Radio and Grief Diaries Live in 2014, was executive director of the International Grief & Hope Convention 2015, earned four national literary awards in 2016, wrote the curriculum Managing Grief in the Workplace in 2017, was nominated for five national advocacy awards in 2017, co-founded the International Grief Institute in 2017, and created the experiential workshop Resiliency Rx in 2018. To date she has authored over 30 books on finding hope after loss.
An expert at harnessing the power of storytelling to share her inspirational message, no matter the stage, Lynda embodies kindness and compassion as she shares her unforgettable message that if she can restore hope to her life, anyone can. Read her story here.