Author Archives: Carri Nash

The Psychology of Knitting

What do I mean writing about the psychology of knitting? Knitting is a hobby. How can there be any psychology about making things out of yarn? What the heck is this psychology thing about? I’ve been toying with writing this … Continue reading

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How Can I Be Happy?

We all want to be happy, right? But being happy can seem elusive. It’s like nailing jello to a tree…trying to be happy just tends to make happiness slip through our fingers…or our thoughts…or blow away like feathers on a … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With These People????

Why do some people always grumble and complain? Why do some act as if they are entitled….to your kindness, your understanding, your generosity? What is wrong with people who are ungrateful and/or demanding? We’ve all met someone like this. Everyone … Continue reading

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Recovering From Childhood Trauma

If you had trauma in your childhood, you are not alone. Many children are neglected, abused emotionally, physically, and/or sexually. It happens, way too frequently.┬áThe way children cope with trauma is to literally “freeze” the memory. Sometimes later in life, … Continue reading

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A Palpable New Excitement

Yes, that’s correct, I am filled with a palpable new excitement. I attended a Level I workshop on EFT this past weekend, in Emeryville California. EFT stands for Emotional Freedom Techniques, and it is a form of energy therapy. My … Continue reading

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Depression, It’s Not “All In Your Head”

What would it mean if depression became a medical diagnosis, instead of a mental health diagnosis? According to an article published in the Huffington Post on 9/16/2014, there may soon be a laboratory test for depression. Yes, just like you … Continue reading

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It’s February…Love Is In The Air

It’s February, love is in the air! February in the US is the month of cupid arrows and love songs, with February 14 marking Valentine’s Day. My darling husband calls Valentine’s Day….as well as Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Secretary’s Day … Continue reading

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What Would You Do If You Had Millions of Dollars?

What would I do if I had millions of dollars? I saw a post on Facebook this morning about this very question, and it inspired me to answer that question for myself. If I had millions of dollars at my … Continue reading

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Gifts of The New Year

Today I am keenly aware of the many gifts that make my life so rich. December is a month to focus on gift giving, and sharing our abundance with others. January is sometimes a bit of a let down after … Continue reading

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How To Set Goals Effectively

January is a traditional time for goal setting. But many people set goals, then quickly forget about them when they realize that they have set unrealistic goals. So, how does a person set realistic goals? The first step is to … Continue reading

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