How to Make a New BFF

taught by Shasta Nelson

Course description

Ask a room full of women how many of them wish they had a best friend—or another best friend—and two-thirds of the hands will go up.  Most of us would give anything to have that person in our lives. In this class, Shasta teaches some of her most helpful work from both of her books to help establish healthy expectations about what a best friend is, what to expect about the process of making that friendship, and the steps that you’ll eventually need to take with anyone you want to feel close to. In this course, taught by Shasta Nelson, you will learn:

  • The definition of a BFF so that you know what you’re aiming toward
  • The 3 Requirements of all Healthy Friendships
  • 6 Principles that help shape healthy expectations for your friend-making process
  • The 5 Steps to Friendship—from the startling line to the finish line
Shasta Nelson
Shasta Nelson

Shasta Nelson, M.Div., is the Founder of, a women’s friendship learning community. Her spirited and soulful voice for strong female relationships 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 GirlFriendsShe also writes at and in the Huffington Post, speaks across the country, and is a friendship expert in the media appearing on such shows as Katie Couric and the Today Show.