Lynda Fishman

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Lynda Fishman is a motivational speaker and author of Repairing Rainbows: A True Story of Family, Tragedy and Choices, which tells the story of the loss of her mother and sisters in a plane crash and subsequent journey to find meaning and purpose in her life. In her speeches she talks about her key strategies for people who want to choose happiness over sadness, bitterness, tying into core Jewish values, like the importance of stepping in with acts of loving-kindness and helping others who are dealing with challenges and difficulties. Lynda is a trained clinical social worker, founder of the summer camp, Adventure Valley, and a faculty member of the Social Service Worker Program in School of Health & Community Services at Durham College.


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Popular Speeches

Tragedy, Tenacity and Triumph
The Wonder of Human Resilience
Surviving and Thriving After Tragedy
Turning Wounds Into Wisdom
Better, NOT Bitter
Being The Best You Can Be
Give Up – Give In – Give It All You’ve Got . . . You Choose
When Life Gives You a Hundred Reasons to Cry – Show Life That You Have a
Thousand Reasons to Smile
Happiness Is A Choice
Moving Forward – Passing It Forward

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