The thing is, is she can be pushy (sometimes she: nibbles, does not stand still, comes into you, etc).
I want respect, but I'm afraid to get fear, as she can be over reactive at times.
I pick my battles and try to work on one thing at a time, but sometimes she switches from one habit to another to another. I've given her a smack when she nips, or she gets a few sharp snaps with the halter if she pushes into me, and thing like that.
She is getting better with the nipping, It has not happened in a while. Everything is happening really slow, some days she's perfect with something, and a few days after she may have trouble/ get pushy...
I think I'm asking is what types of things can I do to show I am the alpha and take a step up without making her fear me. What are some methods of discipline that will get the point across without adding fear?
She's not like this all the time, but she does have times when she tries to take control.