Wisdom from Being Erica

"Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable."

- Dr. Tom quoting Coco Chanel


"Have you ever heard the saying, Write what you know? Authenticity is everything . . . Be what you are . . . Write what you know."

- Frank Galvin


"When you hit a bump, you pick yourself up, and you keep going . . . Things don't always turn out the way you imagine. Life deals you a hand. And no matter what cards you're holding, you have to play them . . . You learn, and you change, and you grow . . . So get back up. And keep fighting."

- Barbara Strange


"'When the Lord closes a door, somewhere he opens a window.' Mother Superior. Sound of Music. I heart that movie."

- Julianne Giacomelli


"Where would we be without struggle? Without hardship and pain? It's easy to forget how much these moments teach and shape us, how different we would be without them . . . 'The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart.' Albert Camus."

- Dr. Tom