Author Archives: Carri Nash

Letting Go Of Perfectionism

Wouldn’t it be great if we could all be perfect? Imagine a world where everyone always performs flawlessly, always interacts in perfectly socially appropriate ways, always makes the perfect choices. No…that doesn’t sound great to me. It sounds boring, robotic, … Continue reading

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Give The Gift Of You

This holiday season, give the gift of you. Know that there is nothing you can buy in a store that is more valuable to the people who love you, than your time and attention. Slow down and listen. Stop and … Continue reading

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Forgiveness is a Gift You Give Yourself

Who do you need to forgive today? It is the season of gift giving. We are all busy thinking of the special gifts we are planning for those we love. Some may be finished with their shopping, while others (the … Continue reading

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Serenity: My Gift To All

The gift I would give to all this holiday season is the gift of serenity. As my husband and I were out Christmas shopping yesterday, we talked about the things we want to give. The more we talked, the more … Continue reading

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Saving The World-One Person At A Time

Today I spoke with a teen who told me that she “wants to save the world.” ¬†She made me smile to myself, and I thought about how she and I share a common goal. I also feel a passion for … Continue reading

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How To Be Assertive When Communicating

Do you know how to be assertive when communicating? Many people confuse assertive communication with aggressive communication. Many people think that being assertive is the same as being pushy, or demanding. Nothing could be further from the truth. Sometimes people … Continue reading

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Communication Basics: Keeping It Adult

How do you know if you’re off track when communicating? If you are yelling, or your partner is yelling, you’ve gone off track. If you are resorting to name calling, sarcasm, attacking, or if you are reacting to any of … Continue reading

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Communication Basics – Staying On Track

Basics rules of communication that help people stay on track are simple, but not easy. If that sounds familiar, it is because if you’ve read any of my blog posts, I’ve said it before. So today I’m talking about some … Continue reading

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Communicating Effectively Equals Listening

We all want to communicate effectively. Right? Most of the time, most people assume that they are doing a pretty good job of communicating effectively. That is what sets people up for difficulties, confusion, and the complete breakdown of effective … Continue reading

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Simply About Suicide

This post is simply about suicide. I tried to come up with a catchy title. It is such a profound subject, that catchy titles seemed to trivialize the reality. So, this is simply a post about suicide and what it … Continue reading

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