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60 Mindful Minutes

Sep 20, 2018

How many of us give much thought to the quality of our friendships or the ways we could be intentionally nourishing our friendships? Turns out there’s not only an art and a science to how we create really good friendships, but there’s a formula to the process as well. Shasta Nelson, author of “Friendships Don’t Just Happen” and “Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness,” has truly become one of the world’s leading voices for friendship. In this conversation, we take a deep dive into the world of frientimacy and how we could all learn to upgrade this area of our lives.


Guest Bio

Shasta Nelson is the author of “Frientimacy” and “Friendships Don't Just Happen.” A leading voice for friendship, Shasta speaks for corporations, churches, and conferences all over the country; writes books, blogs, and articles; provides expertise to media, creates teaching videos and class; gathers people for retreats and events; and consults and coaches leaders and teams-- all for the purpose of creating healthier friendships in this world. Learn more at


Mentioned in this Episode

Friendships Don’t Just Happen by Shasta Nelson:

Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness by Shasta Nelson:

The All-or-Nothing Marriage  by Eli J Finkel:

Frientimacy Quiz:

Girlfriend Circles:


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