MMP #3 The Art and Practice of Friendship with Shasta Nelson

Shasta Nelson, M.Div., is a leading friendship expert who is regularly quoted by the media for her leading thoughts on healthy relationships, including  The Today ShowThe New York TimesBusiness Insider, and Real Simple.  She’s the author of two books on healthy relationships: Friendships Don’t Just Happen which is focused on making new friends, and  Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness which focuses on deeper intimacy in our friendships. But her greatest passion is on stage as a professional speaker where she gets to teach and inspire organizations and conferences that want their people to feel more connected in our increasingly disconnected world.

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In this episode we talk about the difference between a calling and a vehicle for a calling, weightlifting as a metaphor for spiritual growth, belonging as a fundamental need, fear of rejection, and how to cultivate a strong and intimate network of friendships.

I hope your listening experience is a notable one.

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