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About Sherrie Hurd, A.A.

Sherrie Hurd is a professional writer and artist with over 10 years of experience. She is an advocate for mental health awareness. Sherrie studied Psychology, Journalism, and Fine Arts at Memphis College of Arts and earned an Associate's degree in Marketing from Northeast Mississippi College. 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.
  • monday blues

Why We Get Monday Blues & How to Brighten Your Mondays

By |2020-03-02T12:28:10+02:00March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

If you have the Monday blues, then this means it’s time to go back to work. And actually, you start getting a bit down Sunday night as well. There are many people who feel a bit down on Monday, but not everyone. Some people work all weekend and look forward to Monday because it’s their [...]

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Why the Most Broken People Are Usually the Kindest

By |2020-02-28T22:55:58+02:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

It’s not the sheltered individual that becomes the nicest person in adulthood. It’s the broken people who have the kindest hearts. Trauma, heartache, and pain can hold us back if we let them, but they can make us stronger too. These experiences that create damaged people can also create kind and appreciative people as well. [...]

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5 Signs of Blame Shifting and How to Deal with It

By |2020-02-23T13:35:21+02:00February 23rd, 2020|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

One of the things I despise the most is someone who can never take responsibility for their actions. Blame shifting is their second nature. I hate to admit that I’m way too familiar with blame-shifting. For years of my life, I thought everything was my fault, even when obviously it wasn’t – it was complete [...]

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The Last Words of Stephen Hawking Addressed to Humanity

By |2020-02-22T15:29:37+02:00February 22nd, 2020|Categories: Food for thought, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

For those who haven’t read Stephen Hawking’s latest and final book, I’m here to share his last words and a few of his ideas about humanity. Words from one of the earth’s greatest minds still astound us. Stephen Hawking’s last book, Brief Answers to the Big Questions was published by The Sunday Times right before [...]

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6 Signs You Are Self-Sabotaging and How to Stop This Toxic Behavior

By |2020-02-20T16:20:54+02:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Unfortunately, we can sometimes fall into self-sabotaging behavior. There is more than one reason for that. At the moment, I feel as if I am sabotaging my life. Just when I think everything is okay, another boulder rolls down the hill and flattens me again. But it’s not a real boulder, it just feels like [...]

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7 Signs of Oldest Child Syndrome and How to Get Over It

By |2020-02-15T13:28:53+02:00February 15th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

Being the oldest sibling can be tough. After all, you were the Guinea pig, the one your parents used to learn how to be a parent. I guess that sounds kind of mean but think about it. Unless your parents worked at daycares or one of them babysit other children, when you, the oldest child [...]

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19th-Century Photos of Snowflakes Under a Microscope Show the Captivating Beauty of Nature’s Creations

By |2020-02-14T23:46:33+02:00February 13th, 2020|Categories: Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

Every snowflake is different, and yet, curiously the same. Why is this? Well, the fluffy edges and lengths are various, but each snowflake always has the same number of points. As a child, I folded paper and used scissors to cut shapes off the corners of the folded paper. Then I would fold the paper [...]

  • digital literacy

How Digital Literacy Sets You Up for Success and Ways to Improve It

By |2020-02-07T11:10:12+02:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Education & Technology, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Understanding your way around technology improves your chances in life. Digital literacy doesn’t mean reading a book online. The only difference between reading a physical book and reading online is a page versus a screen. There’s little learning in that because anyone can do it. Digital literacy means much more than that. It means learning [...]