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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.
  • difference between grief and depression

What’s the Difference Between Grief and Depression? 6 Things That Separate Them

By |2020-01-19T19:51:42+02:00January 19th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know there’s a difference between grief and depression? Well, it can be complicated to explain. In simple terms, grief can eventually go away, while depression can last for a lifetime. But that’s not all you need to know. There are other facets of these conditions that separate one from the other. Learning the [...]

  • narrative therapy anxiety

6 Narrative Therapy Tricks to Use to Calm Down Your Anxiety

By |2020-01-17T15:13:06+02:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Feeling anxious makes you feel bad about yourself sometimes. But narrative therapy shows us that many things are not as they seem. During the struggles of mental illness, I fought for my self-esteem and worth, and I'm still fighting. And when I say “fought”, I mean, kicking and screaming inside my head. I also mean [...]

  • Fear of the Unknown

8 Signs Fear of the Unknown Is Keeping You Stuck in Life and What to Do

By |2020-01-17T09:15:54+02:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

The fear of the unknown could also be seen as a fear of failure. Let’s face it, the unknown may or may not work. That’s the biggest catch. There are those, most of us even, that feel better living an easy convenient life void of too many surprises. Sometimes my life is like that because [...]

  • Overly Critical Person

7 Signs You Are an Overly Critical Person and How to Stop Being One

By |2020-01-16T20:54:19+02:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

You may think that you aren’t an overly critical person until you read about it. If you are, you can learn how to stop. I am an overly critical person. There, I went ahead and admitted a fact about myself. To be honest, in the last few months, I’ve realized quite a bit of unhealthy [...]

  • taken advantage of signs

6 Signs You Are Being Taken Advantage of by Your Family or Friends

By |2020-01-13T15:07:51+02:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , |

It’s difficult to see when you’re being taken advantage of by those who are supposed to care for you. But it’s time you take notice. "Family" and "friends" - the words should represent love, care, devotion, and commitment, but often this is not the case. You may think things are supposed to be the way [...]

  • post-holiday depression

How to Cope with Post-Holiday Depression and Return to Daily Life

By |2019-12-28T13:12:43+02:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Most people look forward to the holidays, but post-holiday depression can be difficult. The excitement of the holidays, no matter what holiday you observe, is overwhelming and joyful, but after the holidays are over, depression can set in. Most of us know about this feeling, it either creeps in after Christmas or follows up after [...]

  • Survivor’s Guilt

What Is Survivor’s Guilt and How to Manage It to Move on in Life

By |2019-12-29T20:27:19+02:00December 29th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Survivor’s guilt is when we live while others succumb to a traumatic or sudden death. This is never an easy pill to swallow. While I’ve never served in the military and I was hundreds of miles away from New York during the 9/11 events, I watched my aunt suddenly collapse and die right in front [...]

  • feeling invisible

Are You Feeling Invisible? How to Overcome It and Feel Seen Again

By |2019-12-29T13:52:38+02:00December 29th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

I’ve been in this place – feeling invisible, and it’s actually worse than being bullied. How can we deal with this? Maybe as a child, I didn’t feel completely invisible because I remember hiding from abuse. But as a young married adult with a baby, I did feel this way. I remember nights alone with [...]