Welcome to Grief Diaries
Grief is hard. Very hard. Which is why we’ve created a safe place to share our stories, because they matter. Our loved one mattered. Grief Diaries is full of stories about our loved ones. . . in books, videos, podcasts, and more. It’s like your own portable support group open 24/7. Come back anytime you need and stay as long as you like. Big hugs to you.
~Lynda Cheldelin Fell
October's digital readSurviving Sudden Loss, 14 stories by parents, spouses, siblings and others about surviving the unexpected loss of a loved one. Read now without special software or device for just $5.
BooksStories help us feel less alone. Browse our growing selection of books.
VideosEpisodes of Moments of Hope, interviews, and more videos about loss.
PodcastsEpisodes of Grief Diaries Radio talking about all things grief.
Bereavement cruiseJoin us on a trip that will infuse you with healing and hope.
ResourcesFree resources to print and share.
Peer support trainingTraining for those who have experienced loss and want to provide community outreach support and events.
Write for usUse your story to give hope to those behind you.
Share with usWe publish poetry and nonfiction stories about life's losses.
- A letter to my best friendDear Kaite, I miss you. You passed so unexpectedly, so without warning. We were texting the day before about nonsense: about friends and about your classroom and I had sent you pictures of my wedding dress. You were supposed to be standing next to me while I wore it, you know. And that’s been hard. […]
- The lonely toll of funeral bellsHi friends. I just returned from Switzerland, and have an experience to share. We were touring the magnificent Grossmünster church in Zürich when visitors were asked to leave so staff could prepare for a funeral. A short time later, the Grossmünster’s bells began to toll—and continued for at least 20 minutes. The sound was magnificent, […]