Sherry A. Phillips

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Where Do You See Yourself?

“You are exactly where you are in life because that is exactly where you see yourself.” – Gloria Mayfield Banks A friend of mine posted this quote on Facebook this morning and it really struck a chord with me. It’s the sort of quote that kind of knocks you off your feet when you think […]

Why It’s Important To Face Your Fears

Are you afraid of trying new things? I’ve blogged about facing your fears before on here, but do you know that being afraid of trying something new can prevent you from living life to the fullest? It’s true! I have a bucket list of things I want to do before I die and one of […]

Are You Ready For A Change?

Are you ready for a change? I am! I have felt overwhelmed trying to do a million different things and not really accomplishing anything. The problem is, there are so many things I’m interested in, I’m finding it hard to focus on what I really want. Writing, blogging, entrepreneurship, health, longevity, celebrity gossip, politics, etc. […]

10 Reasons Why You Need To Get Outside

I LOVE being outside. It feeds my soul. I’m a barefoot person too, so there’s few things I like better than going barefoot on spring grass. It’s delightful and refreshing and liberating all at the same time. This past weekend spring was in full force (though I understand that wasn’t the case in a lot […]

How Service Dogs Help Those with Bipolar Disorder

I know you may be asking yourself, “Why is she writing about service dogs this morning?” I’m going to tell you. My daughter was diagnosed with bipolar disorder almost a year and a half ago. While some people may see that as a horrible diagnosis, I welcomed it. We had been dealing with emotional trauma […]

Every Woman Should Start Their Own Network Marketing Business

Yes, I said it. You need to start your own business. Now. Not someday. Not later this year. Not next month, next week or tomorrow. Now. Why now? Because when you put things off, you will procrastinate and find an excuse not to do it. I cannot remember where I read this (because I’m reading […]

5 Fast and Healthy Breakfast Ideas

My husband will tell you that I absolutely hate to cook. It has never been something I enjoyed and so I avoid it whenever possible. However, with three kids and a hungry husband that needs feeding, I am left with no choice. Breakfast has been a challenge for me. Especially something easy, fast and nourishing. […]

Saying Goodbye To Your Pet

Last Friday, I had to say goodbye to my best friend, my German Shepherd Reagan. It was not an easy decision. In fact, I put it off for months, but in the end I know it was the right decision for her. I was not always on board with German Shepherds. My husband is the […]

Why You Should Never Settle For Less

About a week ago, two of my children wanted to see the movie, Zootopia. Even though my kids are all older, my 18 year old daughter aspires to be a storyboard artist/animator for a studio when she finishes school, so usually she’s happy to see an animated film when it comes out. I’m not sure […]

Can God Direct Your Path?

Yesterday I was scrolling through Facebook and came across this quote from TD Jakes that really made me move! So what was I NOT doing? I had finished writing my Middle Grade fiction book and praying for certain things to happen in my life. Only guess what? I was not submitting the book to an […]

Spring is Coming!!!

Yes! Spring is around the corner! You want to know how I came to this conclusion? You might think it is the singing of the robins, or the trees budding out into their greenish hues. Maybe you think it’s the daffodils which are blooming all around. You would be wrong! It’s my dogs! Specifically, my […]

How to Declutter and Tidy Up Your Life

A decluttered, clean and tidy life – doesn’t that sound like a dream? Coastal Living Magazine – Photographer: Mark Lohman, Stylist: Francoise O’Neill I have a confession to make. I’m married to a hoarder. Not only that, but I have a bit of a hoarding streak myself, though it’s not nearly as bad as my […]

Are You Coloring?

Have you joined the adult coloring craze yet? You should! The benefits of coloring are numerous: Art Therapy – You know when you’ve seen patients in psychiatric hospital movies painting or sketching as part of their therapy? It’s not just something Hollywood made up. Art therapy is a real thing! Reduces Stress – Coloring relaxes […]

Top 7 Must Have Kitchen Appliances

Note: I found this kitchen on Pinterest and it didn’t have a link back, but I adore it and wish it was my kitchen! I confess, I hate to cook! Maybe that’s not a strong enough word, let me amend that. I LOATHE cooking! There, that’s better. However, since I’m not a raw foodie (yet!), […]

How To Do A 3 Day Juice Cleanse

It’s the New Year and along with a new year, comes health-related resolutions. People vow to lose weight, get in shape and do better than they did last year. One of the things they may consider doing to kickstart their healthful living is a 3 day juice cleanse. If you’ve been reading my blog for […]

How To Make New Year Resolutions That Work!

It’s that time of year again. Everyone and their sister will be making New Year resolutions and vow that THIS TIME it will be different. THIS TIME they will lose the weight. THIS TIME they will work out. THIS TIME they will do what they need to do to succeed at whatever desired goal that […]

When Do YOU Take Down Christmas Decorations?

It’s that time of year again. It’s the period right after Christmas when the presents are no longer under the tree and people are winding down from their Christmas holiday celebrations. I have seen several of my Facebook friends ask, “When do you take down your Christmas decorations?” I have to tell you, I was […]

DIY – Insecticide Recipe Using Essential Oils

I know insecticides is probably NOT what you’re thinking about this time of year. However, I have a friend in Florida who just bought this AMAZING home and she is growing her own fruits and vegetables. She is a raw vegan and this house is pretty much perfection on earth for her. She asked if […]

Why Is There An Obesity Epidemic In America?

Why is there an obesity epidemic in America? I’ll tell you why, because we eat too much! Not only that, but we eat too much of the wrong things! I remember growing up eating out at a restaurant was for special events. McDonalds? That was maybe a once a month treat, or more than likely […]

Decorating for Christmas

I admit it. Though I usually decorate for Christmas the day after Thanksgiving, this year I couldn’t wait and put up our decorations the weekend before Thanksgiving. I don’t know if it was the decorations at the mall, or the fact that I’ve already done most of my Christmas shopping already, so I had a […]