Sherry A. Phillips

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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 […]

What REALLY Causes Heart Disease?

As I’ve blogged about before, I take after my father genetically, meaning I am very conscious of the fact that high blood pressure, high cholesterol and heart disease was the cause of most deaths in that side of my family tree. My father had a heart attack in 2002. He had a quadruple bypass a […]

Kindness Isn’t Just For Humans

When I think about living a life filled with abundance, I cannot imagine that life without animals. I have been an animal lover my whole life. I started out with goldfish (that cost about $.05 a piece and lasted about a day) and added two tiny turtles I named “NoNo” and “SoSo.” They lasted quite […]

The Island Where People Forget To Die

Last night, CNN broadcast a story featuring “Blue Zones” author, Dan Buettner and explored the Greek island of Ikaria (aka The island where people forget to die). I have been following Dan Buettner and his work ever since I saw him featured on “Oprah” years ago. If you are unfamiliar with “Blue Zones” they are […]

Is There Scientific Evidence We Can Heal Ourselves?

Is there scientific evidence we can heal ourselves? Some call it the “Placebo Effect” others call it faith healing or positive thinking. Many people dismiss this effect because they believe science is everything. But what if a scientist believes in this effect? There are scientists who believe you can heal yourself from the worst cases […]

Real Women Are Strong and Beautiful

There are two things that sparked interest on the internet this weekend. One was the release of “Fifty Shades of Grey” which looks as though it’s on track to have one of the highest grossing opening weekends in history. The other was an unretouched, unPhotoshopped photo of supermodel Cindy Crawford. As for the first, I […]

How to Live Longer

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10 Tips To Help You Age Gracefully

“Watching yourself age is not the most gratifying spectator sport.” – Valerie Monroe Aging, whether your hate it or embrace it, it is something that is happening to us since we made our glorious entrance into this world. You either get older, or you die. I prefer the former. Why is it that some people […]

The Beauty of Aging

Despite what all of the anti-aging ads tell you, there is a beauty in aging. There is a great deal of beauty in aging gracefully. If you watch various celebrities go through insane transformations in order to try and maintain their youthful exterior, you would think that looking young is all that matters. It’s not. […]

Can This Test Determine Your Lifespan?

I ran across this test last week and it said, “The Exercise That Predicts Your DEATH!” I was curious, so I continued to read the article and take the test. Can this test really determine your lifespan? I have my doubts. What is this test? It is a test developed by physicians in Brazil to […]

Living to 100 – Can You Do It?

Many of you know I have a great interest in health and longevity. In fact, I even teach a class on it using all of the information I have gathered over the last few years. While nothing can guarantee that you will live a longer life, there are obvious things such as quitting smoking and […]

Skin Cancer: What to look for and how to fight it!

Skin Cancer: Do you know what to look for and how to fight it? I admit it. I was a sun worshipper in my youth. I would get as tan and golden brown as the Coppertone bottles. I would even speed up the process by rubbing baby oil on my skin and letting it act […]

Is Congeniality The Key To A Longer Life?

Is Congeniality the key to a longer life? Over the weekend I was getting notes together for a class I’m teaching tonight on Longevity Secrets. I have thought about offering this class as a webinar sometime down the road and may be doing so in the next month. I have been independently studying longevity secrets […]

Walk Your Way to Health and Happiness

Yesterday Dr. Andrew Weil posted a link to an article on walking. Along with the article, he said he recommends people start walking 30 minutes a day, three days a week and work up to 45 minutes a day, every day. I started running 2 years ago with the Couch to 5k program and have […]

How to Effortlessly Lose Weight Now!

I bet that got your attention! Everyone wants to lose weight. Heck, even skinny people I know want to lose weight. “That last 5 pounds,” they’ll say while pointing to an imagined bulge of fat. Wouldn’t we all like to lose weight with little effort on our part? Anyone who reads this blog knows that […]

How To Let Go – 7 Keys to Release Negativity

One of the key ingredients to living a truly happy and abundant life is to let go of past hurts and disappointments. But how? The first step to letting go, is acknowledging the hurt, guilt, sadness, anger or disappointment you are harboring. As Mark Twain said, “Anger is an acid that can do more harm […]

How To Live To Be 100

Would you like to know how to live to be 100? Anyone who reads this site regularly knows of my passion for healthy, positive living. One of the biggest impacts on my journey to a healthier lifestyle was when I found Dan Buettner and read his book, “Blue Zones.” Enjoy this TED talk and have […]

Jane Seymour Shares Longevity Secrets

I have been a fan of actress Jane Seymour for as long as I can remember. Probably my first introduction to her was via the James Bond movie, “Live and Let Die.” I admired her so much, I bought her lifestyle book, “Jane Seymour’s Guide to Romantic Living.” Do you know how she chose her […]

Are Telomeres the Key to Longevity?

Some of you may be asking, what the heck is a telomere? Believe me, several years ago, I was asking the same thing. Then I saw The Great Wizard’s show (aka Dr. Oz) and he explained what telomeres are and how they effect our health. Who doesn’t want to live a long, happy and healthy […]

Can You Really Live Longer In A “Blue Zone”?

Most of you know my love for the book and website “Blue Zones.” I was first introduced to Dan Buettner and his work with Blue Zones by watching Oprah about 3 years ago. I immediately went out and purchased his book by the same name. You can find it in the recommending reading section of […]