Grief Diaries 

Healing hearts by sharing journeys


Grief Diaries: Surviving Loss by Suicide


About the Series

Created by bereaved mother Lynda Cheldelin Fell, the series began with eight titles exploring unique losses shared by people around the world. Over a hundred people in six countries joined the first eight titles, and the books were launched in December 2015. Now considered the comfort version of Chicken Soup for the Soul, the series is exploring a large variety of life challenges. To date, more than 300 writers spanning the globe are contributing to thirty Grief Diaries titles due out in 2016.​


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Welcome to our village.

Grief Diaries is a village born and built on the belief that extending compassion from one wounded soul to another is the ultimate act of kindness, and supporting others helps our own heart to heal. Loss comes in many forms. It can feel scary and overwhelming, but you are not alone. There are many who share your path.

Welcome to the Grief Diaries village.

We're glad you're here.


"CRITICALLY IMPORTANT . . . I want to say to Lynda that what you're doing is critically important.

- DR. BERNICE KING, Martin Luther King's daughter

“INSPIRATIONAL . . . Grief Diaries is the result of heartfelt testimonials from a dedicated and loving group of people. By sharing their stories, the reader will find inspiration and a renewed sense of comfort as they move through their own journey.” 

-CANDACE LIGHTNER, Founder of Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Share your story in our 5-star book series!

Grief Diaries is a ground-breaking series featuring true stories about ordinary people facing extraordinary challenges. By sharing stories through hardships and losses, our written words become a portable support group for others. Join us!


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