Author Archives: Carri Nash

Avoiding The Urge to Control Your Partner

How can you avoid the urge to control your partner?  You love being with your partner and doing things with them, and when you are apart, it feels like everything might unravel.  Do you have difficulty trusting that your new … Continue reading

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Dealing with Vulnerability In Loving Relationships

If we are to love others, we must learn to deal with our own vulnerability. It is simply not possible to love without being vulnerable. It doesn’t matter if our love object is a pet, a partner, a child, or … Continue reading

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Attracting Love Into Your Life

You want to know how to attract more love into your life? To be loved, be loving. This may sound over simplistic, but at heart, it is the truth. It is easy, but not particularly simple. “All that we are … Continue reading

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Healthy Self Love

What does it mean to practice healthy self-love? I often talk to my clients about this.  Healthy self-love consists of having a kind internal dialogue. In order to do this, we must learn to tame our internal critic. When we … Continue reading

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Practicing Kindness

What would the world be like if we all practiced kindness to ourselves and each other? Kindness is an undervalued commodity in our culture. What if news stations had a daily kindness report?  It isn’t thought of as noble or … Continue reading

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Spring Fever

Spring has sprung here in Hollister, CA. The birds are singing, my roses are blooming. The weeds are pushing their way around and wanting to take over my flower beds. My hay fever is in full-on sneezing my head off … Continue reading

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My respect for Dr John Gottman

One of my favorite authors and experts on the subject of relationships is Dr. John Gottman. Dr. Gottman has written extensively on the subject of relationship longevity. His words are not just rhetoric, though. They are backed up by decades … Continue reading

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A beautiful weekend….

It’s a beautiful weekend here and I just wanted to share some of my blessings with my readers. I hope you take time today to soak in the beauty around you.

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Library of Birmingham

The Library of Birmingham, United Kingdom, is, according to Wikipedia, the largest free cultural center in Europe. It is located in my husband’s home town. We recently traveled from our small town of Hollister, CA to Birmingham. While we were … Continue reading

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Investing Time in Relationships, Goal Setting, and Moving Fast

 My time has been heavily invested in work and relationships this past month. The first month of 2014 has been a very busy one for me. It’s sped by so quickly, and I’ve not made time to write this blog … Continue reading

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