tranquility du jour #230: friendship fix

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Welcome to the 230th edition of Tranquility du Jour. Today’s show features upcOMing happenings and Friendship Fix with Dr. Andrea Bonior. Happy hollydaze!

Workshops + Retreats: Join moi  for a tranquilologie experience.

* 1:1 Mentoring 
* DIY Creative + Conscious Business E-course

* Handmade Hollydaze TS Labs Fete December 15

* Hip Hop Yoga in DC December 16

* Tranquilologie: A DIY Sprinkling of Everyday Tranquility E-course releases January 1

* Women’s Urban Retreat in DC January 8 
* New Year, New You Teleclass January 11
* Art Journal Playshop in DC February 12 
* Costa Rica March 3-10 
* Art + Yoga Cozy Cabin Retreat in West Virginia April 13-15 
* Doga in the Park in DC May 12
* Yoga + Art Retreat in Paris + Provence May 24 – June 2 SOLD OUT + June 7-16 (6 spots left)
* Art + Yoga Cozy Cabin Retreat in West Virginia October 12-14
* Yoga Retreat in India November 2012
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Featured Tranquilista: Andrea Bonior, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist, professor, and author who specializes in relationship issues. She is best known for “Baggage Check,” her mental health advice column in the Washington Post Express, and recently released “The Friendship Fix: The Complete Guide to Choosing, Losing, and Keeping Up With Your Friends” (St. Martin’s Press). Frequently cited in other media, she makes regular appearances on Washington, DC NewsChannel8’s “Let’s Talk Live,” writes Psychology Today’s “Friendship 2.0” blog, and is a featured expert on Brooke Burke’s Modern Mom website. Her expertise has also appeared on,, Yahoo!, Self, Glamour, Woman’s Day, Seventeen, and Every Day with Rachael Ray.

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Twitter: @drandreabonior

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What are your takeaways from tonight’s podcast? Ponder ways to strengthen and deepen your friendships.

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