Author of over 30 books on healing and hope

Available in over 40,000 retail outlets around the world.


During the National Grief & Hope Convention in 2015, Lynda curated hundreds of stories about navigating loss and finding hope. A nod to her radio show Grief Diaries, Lynda was moved to invite people around the world to answer questions and share their journeys in her book series. The first 8 books were published in December 2015, and to date nearly 700 people in 11 countries have contributed to Grief Diaries. Now over 30 books strong, 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. See all books here.

Professional Empowerment Coach

Lynda Cheldelin Fell

Meet Lynda, Professional Empowerment Coach


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, her beloved 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 became an international bestselling author in 2013, and founded AlyBlue Media soon after. She launched Grief Diaries Radio in 2014, hosted the National Grief & Hope Convention in 2015, wrote the curriculum Managing Grief in the Workplace and co-founded the International Grief Institute in 2017. In 2018, Lynda created the Facebook Live show Moments of Hope, and joined forces with Zenspirations founder Joanne Fink to create Renew Your Light®. Lynda is a professional empowerment coach and international speaker who has authored over 30 books on navigating loss and finding hope. She has been nominated for five national advocacy awards and holds four national literary awards for her work.​ Read her story here.

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Lynda Cheldelin Fell

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POWER HOUR®

Grief isn't resolved in a day but much can be accomplished when you spend a Power Hour® with Lynda Cheldelin Fell. Pick a challenge, explore your barriers, and discover solutions all within 60 minutes!


RENEW YOUR LIGHT®

Join Lynda in a 12-month transformative program created by Lynda Cheldelin Fell and Zenspirations® founder Joanne Fink. Learn the 10 tenets of L.I.G.H.T. and how to apply them to your life in a way that will fuel your soul, spark your spirit, and shine your light in the world.

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Lynda Cheldelin Fell in Womens Health magazine

International bestselling author, creator of award-winning Grief Diaries, and cofounder of International Grief Institute, Lynda Cheldelin Fell is a visionary on a mission to restore hope to the wounded. A compassionate educator who embodies kindness and grace, Lynda inspires and empowers people to explore, discover, and embrace life after loss and step forward into a future powered by hope. ​​

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News & Articles

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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