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Shasta Nelson, M.Div., a friendship expert, is a leading voice on creating healthy relationships in her efforts to eradicate the growing loneliness in our world. Her spirited and soulful voice for meaningful connections can be found in her books Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness and Friendships Don’t Just Happen! The Guide to Creating a Meaningful Circle of GirlFriends. She is Founder of GirlFriendCircles.com, her tribe of women committed to creating more friendship in this world and teaches monthly friendship skill building classes at The Friendship University. In addition to speaking across the country, she is also a frequent contributor to the media appearing on TV shows such as Katie Couric and The Today Show, and in countless magazines and newspapers including The New York TimesGood HousekeepingHealth, and Forbes.


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Shasta Nelson is a friendship expert who writes, speaks, and gives media interviews to teach all of us how to create healthier and more fulfilling relationships in our lives.  She has published two books, both which are available today if you’d like to buy one and have her sign it afterward.  Her first book Friendships Don’t Just Happen is about how to make new friends as an adult, and her most recent one is titled Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness and teaches us how to develop and repair the friendships that matter.  She is also the Founder of a online women’s friendship community— GirlFriendCircles.com— which you can join for free for the opportunity to meet new friends and learn how to do your friendships better. In addition to speaking across the country, she’s also a frequent spokesperson in the media being interviewed on TV shows such as Katie Couric and The Today Show, featured in countless national magazines like Good Housekeeping, Real Simple, and Health, and interviewed for the New York Times and on NPR.  But today we have her with us so please join me in welcoming Shasta Nelson.


 

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