THE PLAYBOOK OF HOPE
10 tenets to strengthening inner resilience
It’s been said that without grief there would be no need for hope but when caught in a fog of grief, how does one restore hope to their world? Lynda Cheldelin Fell's riveting presentation weaves her own story through double tragedy into 10 strategies that strengthen inner resilience and engage the mind, body and soul in modalities that cultivate joy, pleasure and laughter—and create a future powered by hope after losing someone you love.
"Truly helpful, thank you!"
"Best presentation I've ever been to. Just wonderful."
"There wasn't a dry eye in the house, and yet we all left with hope for the future. Really great."
10 Tips to Train Your Brain to Stress Less
One of the biggest challenges of coping with stress and life transitions is taking care of yourself. With a growing awareness of the role of wellness in the face of adversity, mindful self-care strategies are critical to achieving a meaningful life balance. Through Resiliency Rx, Lynda explains 10 self-care techniques, the evidence-based science behind why they work, and how to implement them in everyday life. Audiences will learn experiential exercises that relieve stress, process emotions, and cope with adversity by keeping their mind and body healthy.
"Authentic sharing, great hand out, great presentation, and positive energy!"
"I really enjoyed the personal stories that connected me to the course work. Love the different modalities."
"I loved the list of ideas—something to inspire many different kinds of people and personalities."
"Very practical and easy to implement methods for reducing the effects of stress."
"Course was fun and I learned a lot about stress practices. I would recommend!"
"Amazing speaker. Real life issues and how to heal and care for yourself."
"Engaging class—best one I've taken so far at Whatcom Community College! Everyone should take this."
HUGS FROM HEAVEN
An inspirational presentation for everyone
Lynda Cheldelin Fell dreamed of her daughter's death two years before it happened. When the nightmare came true in 2009, she watched her deceased grandmother guide her daughter safely to heaven. Her incident is far from unique. Hugs From Heaven explores a phenomenon known as after-death communication. In addition to sharing her own true accounts, Lynda will explain different forms of after death communication and engage the audience to share experiences in an environment free from judgment, scrutiny, and skepticism. Together they’ll entertain the possibility that there is more to life--and death--than meets the eye.
MANAGING GRIEF IN THE WORKPLACE
A professional development workshop for Human Resources
When employees face personal trauma, grief doesn’t stay in the cubicle. Featured in Human Resource Executive magazine, Lynda Cheldelin Fell’s presentation defines best practice strategies designed to stabilize the office impact, mitigate disruption, and foster a work environment that align mission statements with cultural values. This multi-component approach to crisis management augments staff resilience and results in long-term ROI through improved employee recruitment, retention, and performance.
HOLDING THE SACRED SPACE
An informative workshop for family & friends of the bereaved
Holding the Space directly addresses individuals, family, and friends who find themselves supporting a griever. Lynda explains the “grief dance,” and offers tools to help everyone survive the turbulence. Audiences will learn how to meet the bereaved on their level, caregiving pitfalls to avoid, the power of loving actions, and what to expect along the way. Handouts included.
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