taught by Shasta Nelson

Course description

Vulnerability is one of the Three Requirements to Healthy Relationships and yet far too many of us simply think of “being vulnerable” as sharing the most difficult things in our lives with others. But the truth is that there are 5 different ways to practice vulnerability, and in any relationship, our goal should be to pay attention to engaging in all of them. In this course, taught by Shasta Nelson, you will learn:

  • The definition of vulnerability and why it’s crucial to bonding
  • How to be vulnerable in a safe and appropriate way
  • The 5 different pathways to deeper relationships
  • To identify the area of vulnerability that you most need to practice in your relationships
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.