Let's Be Real. Creating Connections Can Be Challenging! Are you craving More REAL Friends? Feel Alone in Your Transition? Seeking a Fun, Safe Space to be Seen/Heard and Meet Great People? Say YES to YOU and step into the Strangers To Friends Experience!

Look around you.

We live in a world more connected than ever yet more disconnected than ever.

Let’s put down our smart phones & get back to basics!

Choose face to face conversations, step into a safe space of compassion vs comparison & be open to new perspectives.

You ARE Enough. You ARE ready!

About Strangers to Friends

Strangers To Friends is a community that aims to inspire you to embrace the possibility that the person you least expect might be the next person you are meant to meet.

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About Carlyn Shaw

Carlyn is a writer & speaker, an empowerment expert and a purveyor of personal strength. Sh shares stories and thoughts to support an individuals journey while inspiring people to become the best version of themselves.

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STF Events

Craving real conversations with real people? Unplug from your phone and plug into the people around you! Strangers To Friends events provides face to face opportunities to create new possibilities with genuine. people. Hugs & Name Tags required! Meet Carlyn & Join the Fun….

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Connect With Carlyn

I’d love to connect and become friends! Attend one of the Strangers To Friends events to meet or contact me directly to start a conversation!

Recent Blog Posts

Self Motivation: Wanting VS Needing

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Self Motivation: Wanting VS Needing
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Carlyn’s 2015 Boston Marathon Speech: A Journey wit

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Carlyn’s 2015 Boston Marathon Speech: A Journey with MS & Running

Upcoming Events

Strangers To Friends Support
  • Me + You Location TBD
The Strangers To Friends Experience
  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 2210 California Street Denver, CO
The Strangers To Friends Experience
  • 6:00 pm - 8:30 PM
  • 3901 Fox Street Denver, CO