Sherry A. Phillips

Suspense Author

The Science of Happiness

Do you ever ask yourself, what exactly is happiness? What does it mean? People have asked themselves this same question for years, but did you know there’s an actual science behind happiness? I think my first introduction to “happiness” as a science was when I read the book, “The Power of Positive Thinking” by Dr. […]

How To Stay Slim During The Holidays!

How many people walk away from Thanksgiving day feeling stuffed to the gills with food and miserable? And let’s face it, it’s not just Thanksgiving day. It’s the day after too with all of those luscious leftovers. Yesterday I got most of my groceries for the upcoming week and I’m heading out later this morning […]

When Opposites Attract

When opposites attract sounds either romantic or like it’s an equation for disaster right? Not necessarily. I have thought often about why people who on the surface seem to be so different, end up together. For instance, one day last week, I was on a website and made a comment that my husband was further […]

Why What You Eat Matters

Think what you eat doesn’t matter? A calorie is just a calorie right? Wrong! If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, then you know about my journey to a live a happier, healthier and more abundant life for myself. I want an abundant life and I want that for you too! Part of […]

7 of the Best Tips for Success

7 of the Best Tips for Success This list was inspired by Darren Hardy at Success Magazine. 1. DON’T want what you don’t want. Don’t listen to other people tell you what you should want. Be you! You alone know what it will take to make you happy. You alone know the longing and need […]

6 Minutes for the Next 60 Years

Gary Vanerchuk gets real in 6 minutes! You CAN do this! You CAN be great! You CAN be an entrepreneur! I believe in YOU!

7 Ways Positive Thinking Leads To Success

Everyone knows that positive thinking is better than negative thinking, right? Seeing the world as being filled with possibilities and opportunities is a lot better than seeing it as quagmire of doom and gloom. I believe most people recognize this to be true. However, did you know that positive thinking will lead you to success, […]

Do You Know the Secret to Happiness?

Do you know the secret to happiness? As most of you know, I love positive things, especially positive thinking and motivational blog posts and videos. This is a funny and inspiring talk on positive psychology by Shawn Achor. His brilliant talk focuses on the philosophies of positive thinking and gratitude in this TED Talks video. […]

10 Quick Tips To Help You Stay Positive

Everyone gets down sometimes. Yes, even me! When those inevitable times happen, you need to do a manual reset and get back on track. No one can do that for you. It is something each individual had to do for themselves. Now, I’m not talking about those who are struggling with depression. If you think […]

When Should You Give Up?

If I had a dime for every time I said to myself, “I quit!” or “I give up!”, I’d be a millionaire right now. No, scratch that, I’d probably be a gazillionaire right now. However, whenever that thought crosses my mind (or if I actually say it out loud), I almost immediately say, “No! Cancel […]

10 Myths About Success

Think you’re just not the type of person to be a success? It may be because you’ve been telling yourself lies about what success means and what kind of person you have to be to succeed. What are these lies or myths? Here are 10: 1. You must be an extrovert When you think of […]

10 Quick Tips About Success

When I sent out yesterday’s newsletter I briefly touched on something I wanted to write about today and that is making your dreams a reality. When I was in college, my boyfriend’s family loved the water, which means, they had boats. Lots of boats. Everything from a Boston Whaler to a canoe. One boat that […]

I’m Going For It!

What is “it?” A Doctor of Naturopathy degree, that’s what! I have spoken about my interest in holistic health and longevity many times. Those interests led me toward wanting to help others via my blog to learn more about living a great life. Holistic health encompasses more than just exercise and what you eat. It’s […]

Are You Ready for a Life of Wellness, Purpose and Abundance?

Are you ready for a life of wellness, purpose and abundance? If so, then you’re ready for Young Living! I am so grateful God led me to this incredible company! I have been on a health and wellness journey for over 3 years now and I’ve been with Young Living 2 of those years. Remember […]

How to Face Your Fears and Win!

Scary stuff was going on at my house yesterday. My daughter started college, which was nerve-wracking enough, but she doesn’t have her own car yet, which means she took mine. It’s an automatic, which is all either of us ever drives. This left me with my husband’s “toy.” The old Jeep Wrangler. The one with […]

Can You Believe I’m Sad AND Happy Today?

It’s true. And while it may seem odd that I can be both sad and happy, once I explain why, you’ll all understand. My beautiful daughter is starting college today. It has been a long journey to get here, but we are here. Eighteen years ago on June 11, I gave birth to my first […]

Wellness, Purpose and Abundance

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10 Simple Strategies to Get Fit During the Day

Many people have the same excuse as to why they are not exercising. One of the top excuses is, “I don’t have the time.” It’s a worn-out reason for not treating your body with the kindness it deserves. We were not meant to sit around all day watching television or sitting staring at a computer […]

How To Decide What You Really Want

How to decide what you really want. That sounds simple, doesn’t it? However, I don’t think many of us consider what we really want or what would really make us content with our lives. For instance, some people would say they really want to be a billionaire. But do they consider the time, effort, dedication […]

Why 5 Is The Magic Number For Achieving Your Goals

by Jack Canfield “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” -Robert Collier More than half of all Americans want to lose weight – yet of those who choose to diet, more than 95% never reach their goal or quickly regain the weight they lost. Why do so many people […]