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61: How To Authentically Make (and KEEP) Friends as an Adult

Moved to a new city? Searching for mom friends? Need a brunch, bestie? We got you! This week, Zuri is joined by Danielle Bayard Jackson, a certified friendship coach, and she’s sharing her expert tips on how women can make friends (and how to keep them!) They also explore what it means to be a low-maintenance friend, can you have more than one BFF, and how to break up with your toxic friend (plus what are the red flags!).


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Stay tuned as Z shares how her ten-year friendship began from slidin’ in the DM! And Danielle shares her fave apps for making friends and why it's okay to have different friends for different seasons!

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THE EXPERT:

Danielle Bayard Jackson is a certified friendship coach and national speaker dedicated to teaching women how to create and maintain meaningful female friendships. She has been featured in NBC News for her expertise, and her advice has been quoted in several other media outlets including Psychology Today, Well + Good, The Tampa Bay Times, and Insider.


Danielle is a member of the American Sociological Association, and she studies the latest research in the areas of social science to create practical ways for women to better understand each other when operating in positions of leadership, friendship, and mentorship.


Connect with Danielle: Website | Instagram | TikTok | Courses


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Zuri Hall is an Emmy award-winning TV host (Access Hollywood, American Ninja Warrior) and is the executive producer & host of this millennial-focused podcast that will empower women to avoid “best life burnout” through candid conversation, expert panel discussions, and real-life, human interest stories from everyday women.


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