HOUSTON — We all lead busy lives with family, kids, work and other activities, but how do you keep close friendships alive.  If your best friends aren't in the same city, how do you stay connected despite the distance.

Deborah Olson, RN, MA, LPC, author of "The Healing Power of Girlfriends: How to Create Your Best Life Through Female Connections" talked with Deborah Duncan about how to nurture your friendships.

Olson also shared some tips on how to make new friends at any age and stage of your life.  

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