Shelly Tygielski

Founder

http://www.pandemicoflove.com

Shelly Tygielski, is the Founder of Pandemic of Love, a global, grass-roots volunteer-led mutual aid community that has directly matched over one million people since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, accounting for over $52 million in direct transactions. Her work was honored on CNN Heroes in December of 2020. She is a trauma-informed mindfulness teacher, a community organizer, self-care activist and an author, with a forthcoming book, “Sit Down to Rise Up” due out in the Fall of 2021 from New World Publishing.

After spending almost 20 years in Corporate America immersed in Fortune 1000 organizations, and the past decade as a high-ranking executive in public and privately-held companies, Shelly Tygielski, turned to teaching “modern-life mindfulness” full-time and has become a “self-care activist” who focuses much of her time in communities that are underserved, social justice and community organizations, nonprofits and public schools.  She is known for her practical approach that makes meditation accessible to all.

Shelly was selected by the South Florida Business Journal in 2014 as one of their “40 under 40” honorees and in 2015 as a “Most Influential Business Woman” in the region. In 2019, she was featured on the cover of Mindful Magazine and was also named by mindful.org as as one of the “Ten Powerful Women of Mindfulness.”   Shelly’s work has been featured on CNN, Forbes, Upworthy, The Kelly Clarkson Show and CBS This Morning and she was recently recognized by President-elect Joe Biden as being one of the individuals that is restoring “the soul of America.”

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Purpose//

It Takes a (Global) Village to Lift a Family

by Shelly Tygielski
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How Guided Meditations Can Help You Live More Mindfully

by Shelly Tygielski
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The Phone Call That Changed This Single Mom’s Life

by Shelly Tygielski
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How a Homeless Mother Received a Second Chance With the Help Of Dozens of Strangers

by Shelly Tygielski
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Why We Should Focus on Evolution, Not Resolutions

by Shelly Tygielski
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How This Single Mom Is Paying It Forward Amidst the Pandemic

by Shelly Tygielski
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How One Tweet In New York City Led to Acts of Kindness From Three Different States

by Shelly Tygielski
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Why I Started Pandemic of Love

by Shelly Tygielski
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