Sherry A. Phillips

The Healthy Writer

Learn from painful mistakes

So, I learn from my mistakes. It’s a very painful way to learn, but without pain, the old saying is, there’s no gain. I found that to be true in my life. You miss a lot of opportunities by making mistakes, but that’s part of it: knowing that you’re not shut out forever, and that […]

Pessimist or Optimist?

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill Take charge of your life! Do not dwell on the difficulties you may face. Look for solutions to your problems, learn from your failures and forge ahead toward your goals. The only true failure is the […]

My Inspiration

You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand. – Woodrow Wilson  My late mother […]