180 episodes

Alysa Lucas hosts Best Forevers: A Podcast for Kindred Spirits with the goal of starting a movement to love more on our best friends, bros, and bosom buddies through sharing stories of friendship and talking about the most important topics to keeping those friendships afloat.

www.bestforeverspod.com

Best Forevers: A Podcast for Kindred Spirits Alysa Lucas

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 90 Ratings

Alysa Lucas hosts Best Forevers: A Podcast for Kindred Spirits with the goal of starting a movement to love more on our best friends, bros, and bosom buddies through sharing stories of friendship and talking about the most important topics to keeping those friendships afloat.

www.bestforeverspod.com

    Reconnecting with Friends

    Reconnecting with Friends

    Have you lost contact with a friend and you want to reconnect? If so, this episode is for you! Alysa discusses why reconnecting is a good idea, what keeps us from reconnecting, and what to do to reconnect. Check it out!
    Share Your Friendship Stories with Alysa!
    Email Alysa = bestforeverspod@gmail.com
    Listen to & Follow Friends with Alysa = https://linktr.ee/friendswithalysa
    Art Work by Kate Cosgrove = http://k8cosgrove.blogspot.com
    Theme Music by Trevor Wilson 
    Sources
    https://www.bustle.com/wellness/ways-to-reconnect-with-a-friend-you-lost-touch-with 
    https://www.healthline.com/health-news/reconnecting-with-old-friends-may-boost-your-mental-health-and-theirs
    https://www.verywellmind.com/how-to-reconnect-with-an-old-friend-without-making-it-awkward-5225930
    https://www.wikihow.com/Reconnect-With-Old-Friends 
     

    • 21 min
    Stranger Things Season 1 - Pt. 2

    Stranger Things Season 1 - Pt. 2

    • 47 min
    Stranger Things Season One Pt. 1

    Stranger Things Season One Pt. 1

    In the first episode back from hiatus, Alysa dives into one of her favorite TV shows, Stranger Things, to discuss all things friendship. Her friend, Maya, joins her to analyze and chat about the “Core Four” friendship of Dustin, Lucas, Mike, and Will and what it’s like when El joins the group when Will goes missing. There’s so much to discuss that this is Part One with another episode coming out about the other friendships!
    Share Your Friendship Stories with Alysa!
    Email Alysa = bestforeverspod@gmail.com
    Listen to & Follow Friends with Alysa = https://linktr.ee/friendswithalysa
    Art Work by Kate Cosgrove = http://k8cosgrove.blogspot.com
    Theme Music by Trevor Wilson 
    Sources
    Stranger Things Season 1 recap - what you need to know (readysteadycut.com)
    Stranger Things (season 1) - Wikipedia
    Stranger Things - Rotten Tomatoes
     

    • 52 min
    We're Coming Back!

    We're Coming Back!

    The podcast will return next week! 
    Follow BestForeversPod on Instagram and Facebook, and Friends with Alysa on Tik Tok! 

    • 1 min
    Friends Do Cool Things - Read Tarot

    Friends Do Cool Things - Read Tarot

    Our friends do really cool things so why not learn about all these cool things? In a new series of episodes, Alysa interviews those friends doing the coolest of things. In the first episode, Alysa’s friend and fellow podcaster, Amy, joins her to talk about reading Tarot. 
    Follow Amy on Instagram!
    www.instragram.com/thestarlingcreative
    Check out Amy’s web page!
    Starling Art Studios
    Check out Amy’s podcast!
    Starling on Apple Podcasts
    Tarot 101 Book Amy Recommends!
    Tarot 101: Mastering the Art of Reading the Cards: Huggens, Kim: 9780738719047: Amazon.com: Books
    Check out the Tarot Cards Amy Uses!
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/1646710096/ref=cm_sw_r_api_i_7N6FDBPM611PKF8N62K0_0?fbclid=IwAR0ZcwlZsqpBC359StyES8ACW40Gq2lSw7fqXIZvdubecg7C60pmQd-lp8E
    Share Your Friendship Stories with Alysa!
    Email Alysa = friendswithalysa@gmail.com
    Listen to & Follow Friends with Alysa = https://linktr.ee/friendswithalysa
    Art Work by Kate Cosgrove = http://k8cosgrove.blogspot.com
    Theme Music by Trevor Wilson 

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Singlehood with Dr. Alex Fisher

    Singlehood with Dr. Alex Fisher

    Alysa has been waiting for years to have this very important conversation and it happens in this episode! She welcomes social psychologist, Dr. Alex Fisher, to the podcast to discuss her research on singlehood and friendship. So come single folks and attached folks…everyone could learn more about the diversity of singlehood!
    Check out Dr. Fisher’s web page!
    Alexandra N. Fisher, Ph.D. (alexnfisher.com)
    Share Your Friendship Stories with Alysa!
    Email Alysa = friendswithalysa@gmail.com
    Listen to & Follow Friends with Alysa = https://linktr.ee/friendswithalysa
    Art Work by Kate Cosgrove = http://k8cosgrove.blogspot.com
    Theme Music by Trevor Wilson 
    Sources (Research Discussed)
    Fisher, A.N. (2020). All the lonely people? A belongingness perspective on the stigmatization and well-being of single people. Fisher Dissertation Final July.10 (uvic.ca)
    Fisher, A.N., Stinson, Wood, Holmes, and Cameron (2021). Singlehood and attunement of self-esteem to friendship. Singlehood and Attunement of Self-Esteem to Friendships (sagepub.com)
    Research on Husbands Leaving Wives (as an example): Men Leave: Separation And Divorce Far More Common When The Wife Is The Patient -- ScienceDaily

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
90 Ratings

90 Ratings

BloodyBabbler ,

Rad!

Makes me wanna call my best friend and tell her I love her. Keep it up!

Suzanne4Justice ,

Warm and Fuzzy

I love the show. It’s a completely different podcast than what I normally listen to. She is engaging, interesting and knowledgeable on her subject.

HelloandNo ,

Excellent

Love this show. Always keeps me interested and always look forward to new episodes.
-Tabby from Your New Best Friends podcast

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