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About Sherrie

Sherrie is a freelance writer and artist with over 10 years of experience. She spends most of her time giving life to the renegade thoughts. As the words erupt and form new life, she knows that she is yet again free from the nagging persistence of her muse. She is a mother of three and a lifetime fan of the thought-provoking and questionable aspects of the universe.

14 Signs of Stress and Non-Obvious Psychological Causes of It

By | 2018-07-14T13:37:27+00:00 July 14th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

There are signs of stress you may not have thought of before. Stress doesn’t just come from some horrible traumatic event. Unfortunately, there are many things which can cause stress, some imagined and some real. There are common stressors and even situations that call for the fight or flight action, which is considered fairly [...]

Teen Angst: 7 Signs Your Teen Is Suffering and How to Help Them

By | 2018-07-11T13:40:49+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Teenagers seem rude, lazy, and just plain strange, don’t they? Well, it’s not really their fault. You’re simply witnessing teen angst at work. There’s a creature, clad in dark hoodie, which makes odd groans and speaks in alien languages. No, it’s not a monster, it’s only a teenager suffering from angst. Teen angst turns a [...]

6 Signs of Unhealthy Safety Seeking That Reveal Avoidance and Anxiety

By | 2018-07-08T15:10:45+00:00 July 8th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

People who suffer from mental illness turn to safety seeking measures. Those with anxiety even hide for days at a time to avoid interaction with others. I am in my safe place again and for now, I feel better. Unfortunately, my escape is not healthy. I know this, but it’s taking quite a bit of [...]

10 Ways to Use the Holistic Approach to Deal with Anxiety and Depression

By | 2018-07-05T13:42:05+00:00 July 6th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

While there are many suggestions for dealing with anxiety and depression, there’s still a disconnect. Maybe a holistic approach to these mental impairments could bridge the gap. Every day, I learn a new way to deal with my multiple mental illnesses. I use meditation, essential oils, and even therapy. No matter how many tools I [...]

Feeling Worthless? 6 Overlooked Causes and How to Feel Good about Yourself

By | 2018-07-03T12:58:13+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Feeling worthless is one of the deepest and darkest emotions you will encounter. During your lifetime, you will feel these emotions, so you must be prepared. Unfortunately, life isn’t fair, and you will find yourself feeling worthless without warning. I think it’s mostly due to how we view life itself. We are dependent on so [...]

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The Four Agreements You Should Live Your Life by

By | 2018-06-23T17:58:47+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Understanding the four agreements helps you get in touch with your authentic self. They have the power to transform everything you think you know. At birth, you are a specific creature with specific characteristics. As you grow, you laugh, play, and utilize basic instincts which are pure and natural. Only until your parents start to [...]

Spiritual Wisdom Comes with Understanding These 6 Uncomfortable Truths

By | 2018-06-14T23:20:56+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

There are different types of wisdom which influence and guide us through our daily lives. Many of us are familiar with these levels of learning. However, spiritual wisdom may take time and huge amounts of effort to understand. I’m sure you’ve heard people talk about the differences between wisdom and intellect. There are also variances [...]

7 Emotion-Focused Coping Techniques That Work Wonders for Anxiety and Stress

By | 2018-05-24T14:56:31+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Anxiety and stress feed off your emotions, wouldn’t you say? That’s why emotion-focused coping techniques are the best ways to beat these villains before they can cause severe damage. No one likes being stressed out or filled with anxiety. Although anxiety can become so bad that it transforms into a disorder, it can still be [...]