2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

The Intimacy Gap: Three Essentials for Friendships

Friday, March 11
12:30PM - 1:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 10AB
531 E 4th St


When asked "On a scale of 1-10, how fulfilled are you with the depth of you friendships?" with 10 representing the most satisfied, respondents are more likely to choose a 1 or 2 than a 9 or 10, with the majority below a 5. There is an Intimacy Gap between the friendships we have and the ones we want. We seem to know more people than ever and yet feel increasingly disconnected in the ways that matter most to our health, longevity, and happiness.

Reading from her just-published book "Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness," Shasta Nelson will teach what Frientimacy is and what three actions will bond us with our friends.

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Shasta Nelson at SXSW

Shasta Nelson




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