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Shasta Nelson

Shasta Nelson, MDiv, is a leading expert on friendship and healthy relationships, creator of a global community, keynote speaker, author of several books, and popular media resource. She is turned to frequently for her expertise by magazines and newspapers, online and print, including New York TimesWashington Post, USA Today, Forbes, Real Simple, and Health, and has been interviewed on TV shows such as Steve Harvey’s Steve,  Katie Couric’s Katie, Fox Business, The Early Show, and TODAY.

As a keynote speaker and trainer, she speaks across the country, facilitates company off-sites, and consults with organizations committed to connection. Her spirited and soulful voice for strong relationships can be found in her previous books, Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness (Seal Press/Hachette, 2016) and Friendships Don’t Just Happen! The Guide to Creating a Meaningful Circle of Girlfriends (Turner Books, 2013).