Monthly Archives: September 2011

Lonely Mommy: How Motherhood Took a Toll on my Friendships

Note from Shasta: For Friendship Month this September I’ve invited some women to guest blog for me, adding their voices and experiences to our journey.  Today I’m honored to host Daneen Akers, a good friend of mine honestly sharing how … Continue reading

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Healthy Friendship: How to Be the Best Friend Possible

Note from Shasta: For Friendship Month this September I’ve invited some women to guest blog for me, adding their voices and experiences to our journey.  Today I’m hosting two posts: one from a therapist highlighting four qualities of emotionally safe … Continue reading

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Our Used-to-be-Closer Friends on YouTube

New YouTube Clip: This video explains the value of both our current and our “past” BFF’s. In this 3rd video of the series, Shasta Nelson, life coach and CEO of GirlFriendCircles.com dives deeper into her Confirmed Circle. Often a move, … Continue reading

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Mixing Friendships and Work, by Dr. Christina Schlachter

Note from Shasta: For Friendship Month this September I’ve invited some women to guest blog for me, adding their voices and experiences to our journey.  I’m honored to host this posting by Dr. Christina Schlachter (bio at the end).  I … Continue reading

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6 Books to Help Your Friendships

I often quote the research from BYU that revealed just how important friendships are to our health.  The sentiment of the research didn’t surprise me at all, but what they compared it to sure did! After compiling extensive relational studies, … Continue reading

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