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About Sherrie Hurd

Sherrie Hurd is a professional writer and artist with over 10 years of experience. She is an advocate for mental health awareness and nutrition. Sherrie studied Psychology, Journalism, and Fine Arts, receiving an Associates in Marketing. She has written for Beacon, a southern college publication, and is an author of a full-length non-fiction novel. Sherrie 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.

The Origin of Halloween and Its Forgotten Ancient Roots

By |2019-10-12T15:22:52+03:00October 13th, 2019|Categories: History & Archaeology, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

Halloween brings jack-o-lanterns, candy, and decorations, but, do we really know anything about this holiday's origin? The history of the beginning of Halloween is debated among many people, groups and spiritualists. So, you might say that Halloween has more than one origin. The historical origins are usually considered the absolute truth and beginning of the [...]

What Causes Enochlophobia or the Fear of Crowds and How to Cope with It

By |2019-10-11T19:28:24+03:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Do you have an irrational fear of large crowds? If so, you may suffer from Enochlophobia, also known by the name Demiphobia. It’s more common than you think. I have many phobias. I can’t say which, at the moment, affects me more, but I know I am afraid of crowds, that's one of them. I [...]

How to Practice Diffuse Thinking to Supercharge Your Creative Power

By |2019-10-09T15:20:00+03:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Focused thinking gets us straight to the point when trying to find an answer. With diffuse thinking, our creativity takes the lead. Both focused thinking and diffuse thinking have pros and cons. Both mindsets bring about quality results, just in different ways. It all depends on how creative you want to get with a project [...]

What Mind Illusions and Magic Tricks Reveal about Human Perception

By |2019-10-08T22:58:33+03:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

The way we see and the way we think about things can be changed due to mind illusions. You will question what you’re experiencing. The way magic tricks work reveals many interesting things about our perception. As a child, I loved to watch magic tricks. I was astounded by objects disappearing and reappearing right before [...]

7 Main Causes of Bullying That Explain Why Children Become Bullies

By |2019-10-06T14:14:47+03:00October 6th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Bullies aren’t just bad kids or evil people. There are many causes of bullying that might surprise you. I was bullied in school, so bad that I developed psychological issues. At one point, it was so bad that I couldn’t even stay in school for more than 2 hours a day. My father would take [...]

When Feeling Like a Failure, Remember These 8 Things

By |2019-10-03T15:01:03+03:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Have you been feeling like a failure lately? Well, there are several things you must remember. I must admit, sometimes I do feel this way. I think back on the past decisions I’ve made in the past and realize some of them were probably far from my best. The thing is, those things are done, [...]

What Is Echoism? 7 Signs You Have This Quality and How It Ruins Your Life

By |2019-10-02T14:21:00+03:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you ever heard the term “echoism”? Well, this quality can leave you with the lack of a real-life of your own. Let’s learn about this term. Most people know the myths about narcissus, and there are a few different versions - there are Greek and Roman versions of this tale. One version of this [...]

7 Self-Defeating Behaviors of the Perfectionist Personality and How to Stop

By |2019-09-29T14:19:14+03:00September 29th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you know anyone with the perfectionist personality? Well, you might recognize them from their unique behavior. Those who have a perfectionist personality don’t necessarily have a positive view of themselves. Of course, this depends on whether were speaking of adaptive or maladaptive perfectionism, which are two different forms of the behavior. While some are [...]