Shelly Tygielski

Shelly Tygielski is the author of Sit Down to Rise Up and founder of the global grassroots mutual aid organization, Pandemic of Love, featured on CNN Heroes. She is a self-care activist and a trauma-informed mindfulness teacher. Tygielski’s work bringing mindfulness and equity to underserved and traumatized populations has been featured in over a hundred media outlets. She contributes to the weekly TIME magazine feature “Evidence of Human Kindness,” and speaks/teaches at organizations and corporations around the world.